Patient engagement

July 22, 2015

Reflections after the 2015 Sydney ISDM-ISEHC Conference: The Triumph of the Patient

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

I was not able to stay until the last day of the event so my reflections are limited to what I saw directly and through discussions in persons and twitter posts (using the hashtag #ISDMISEHC). I will not belabor the obvious: this was a resounding success for the organizing committee – Lyndal Trevena, Kirsten McCaffery and […]

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April 16, 2015

Increasing patient engagement with shared decision making

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

From Gaby Loria, medical market researcher for Software Advice Physicians hoping to boost patient engagement in their practices can take heart in the findings of our recent survey report on shared decision making. In our report, 386 U.S. patients shared their thoughts on shared decision making (SDM), including how SDM can improve their experience at […]

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February 26, 2011

What shared decision making means to the patient (part 2)

By Mystery User

Bob, a patient in the Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Department, shares his experiences with shared decision making, including the contribution shared decision making has had in managing his own health.  He also discusses his involvement with One Voice Patient and Family Advisory Council.

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January 9, 2011

What shared decision making means to the patient

By Mystery User

With shared decision making, patients have the opportunity to discuss their lifestyle and preferences with their physician (or nurse practioner or physician assistant) to make healthcare decisions that are right for them.  This can be especially beneficial to patients with chronic conditions.  In these videos, two Mayo Clinic patients share their personal experiences with shared decision making and […]

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August 21, 2010

Educational resources for patients

By Mystery User

Mayo Clinic patients have access to a broad array of healthcare education and counseling services through the Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center, which enables them to be partners in their health care.   The Center makes efforts to reach diverse audiences, as seen in its new design for teen patient education material.  In this video, patients and staff discuss the Barbara Woodward […]

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August 20, 2010

Patients have voice through the One Voice Advisory Council

By Mystery User

One Voice empowers patients and their families to have a say about processes and outcomes in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic.   Bob Dimler, a Mayo Clinic patient and participant in the One Voice program shares his  story, “You have been given a life sentence!”  Here is an excert:  I was introduced to One Voice through my participation […]

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August 9, 2010

The value of an unhurried conversation

By Mystery User

by Victor Montori, MD (Wiser Choices Program) As we reflect on the present and future of healthcare, it is key to consider the value of an unhurried conversation. At the Mayo Center for Innovation 2009 Symposium, Maggie Breslin made a compelling case to focus on conversations as a key strategy to improve healthcare.  Watch her […]

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