Items Tagged ‘evidence based medicine’

July 17, 2015

What is best for me and my family? A union of forces for patient-centered care

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

Does it make sense to hold a shared decision-making conference and an evidence-based healthcare conference together? Reflections before Sydney 2015   From July 19-22, 2015, the International Society for Evidence-based Healthcare (ISEHC) and the International Shared Decision Making Conference will meet together, for the first time, in Sydney.   Our groups have been hatching this […]

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Tags: evidence based medicine, International Shared Decision Making Conference, International Society for Evidence-based Healthcare, sdm, shared decision making


March 19, 2015

MAGIC: Time to create guidelines and decision aids we can trust, use, and share

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

By Per Olav Vandvik, Anja Fog Heen, Thomas Agoritsas Some problems with current guidelines To succeed in evidence-based diagnosis and treatment at the point of care, health care personnel need access to the best current research evidence, for example through trustworthy clinical practice guidelines. Most guidelines suffer from methodological weaknesses (e.g., identification and assessment of research […]

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Tags: evidence based medicine, MAGIC, sdm, shared decision making


March 4, 2015

REPOST: Stop blaming “demanding patients” for driving up health care costs (2/24/2015)

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

Posts like this, make http://www.healthnewsreview.org/blog/ our go-to blog for news reviews from an evidence-based patient-centered perspective.  You must bookmark it, follow it on Facebook and twitter and do what you do to keep connected to its content. Thank you, Gary Schwitzer (@garyschwitzer) and your team for keeping this going on and strong!    

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Tags: evidence based medicine, shared decision making


October 31, 2014

Making a case for patient-centered care

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

During the period 2013-2014, authors in the KER UNIT have published JAMA viewpoints that have expressed our philosophy of clinical care and research. In June 2013, Hassan Murad and I wrote a viewpoint paper called Synthesizing Evidence: shifting the focus from individual studies to the body of evidence. In this article, we pointed out five […]

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Tags: Chris del Mar, decision aids, evidence based medicine, Hassan Murad, Henry Ting, International Shared Decision Making Conference, International Society for Evidence-based Healthcare, Jaun Pablo Brito, KER Unit, minimally disruptive medicine, Montori, patient-centered care


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