Earlier this month, NQF published the NQP Playbook™: Shared Decision Making in Healthcare, which was developed with input from Dr. Sepucha and other experts in the field. The playbook has guidance for institutions looking to implement shared decision making and culminates important work by the NQF to recognize and promote SDM as a key tenet of improving healthcare quality. The playbook can be purchased here.
Massachusetts Health Quality Partners featured the work of the HDSC as a key strategy to increase patient engagement at Partners HealthCare.
Dr. Barry weighs in on family decision making about prostate cancer screening and treatment. Read the WBUR piece here.
Dr. Karen Sepucha’s work on the integration of decision aids to foster shared decision making and improve patients medical decisions is featured in Orthobuzz.
Dr. Sepucha recently presented a study on decision making in joint replacement surgery at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 2017 Annual Meeting. Read the Medscape article here.
Dr. Simmons was quoted in a recent Wall Street Journal article about shared decision making.