Items Tagged ‘shared decision making’

August 5, 2015

Shared Decision Making Called for by the Situation of Suffering

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

By Ian Hargraves, Maggie Breslin, Nassim Jafarinaimi Healthcare, like any care, is the product of what people can do and who they can be for each other in the midst of suffering. The relationship of people attending to suffering finds its most direct expression in contemporary healthcare in the relationship of patient and clinician.  The […]

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Tags: shared decision making, shared-decision making


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 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


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


November 19, 2014

The New Statin Choice Decision Aid

By Victor M. Montori Victor M. Montori

With a new interface that includes versions in English, Spanish, and Chinese, the Statin Choice decision aid (http://statindecisionaid.mayoclinic.org) is out. With over 70,000 uses worldwide year-to-date and new policy endorsements for its use (JAMA Article), the Statin Choice decision aid is helping patients and their clinicians have meaningful conversations about whether to use statins to […]

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Tags: AHA/ACC guidelines, shared decision making, statin choice


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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