Items Tagged ‘sdm’

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


April 30, 2015

For Empathic Decision Making

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

By Victor M Montori, Ian Hargraves, Annie LeBlanc Policymakers fashionably prescribe shared decision making for patients who face fateful decisions. These patients have two or more medically reasonable courses of action that differ in important aspects. The extent to which these aspects differ in ways that matter to each individual patient justifies patient involvement in […]

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Tags: empathc, Mayo Clinic, Montori, sdm, shared-decision making


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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Tags: electronic medical records, KER Unit, Mayo Clinic, Montori, patient engagement, sdm, shared decision making


April 2, 2015

Shared decision making and minimally disruptive medicine for COPD patients

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

COPD is the third most common cause of death in the USA (1). Fifteen million Americans report that they have been diagnosed with COPD (2), but the actual number is likely to be higher, as more than 50% of adults with low pulmonary function are not aware that they have COPD (3).The national medical costs […]

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Tags: COPD, mdm, minima, 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


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