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Items Tagged ‘shared decision making’

July 29, 2020

Clinicians overwhelmingly support making treatment decisions with patients, Mayo study finds

By Adam Harringa Adam Harringa

Planning treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation, an irregular and often rapid heart rate, is complex. The risk of stroke has to be balanced against the downsides of medications such as bleeding and costs. A new Mayo Clinic study has found when clinicians and patients make care plans together, quality of care and outcomes remain […]

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Tags: atrial fibrillation, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Marleen Kunneman, shared decision making, stroke, Victor Montori


February 19, 2020

Researchers identify 7 best practices for physicians working with dementia caregivers

By Adam Harringa Adam Harringa

People with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia often rely on family caregivers to plan or assist with their medical care. But caregivers are not usually fully integrated in their family members’ clinical appointments or care plan. To identify gaps in care and communication, Mayo Clinic researchers have identified seven best practices for health […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, caregivers, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, dementia, Joan Griffin, patient experience, Rachel Havyer, shared decision making


February 11, 2020

Clinical Decision Support: Making It Easy to Do the Right Thing

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor

According to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, clinical decision support provides clinicians, staff, patients or other individuals with knowledge and person-specific information, intelligently filtered or presented at appropriate times, to enhance health and health care. At Mayo Clinic there are a range of activities surrounding the development, optimization and implementation […]

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Tags: anesthesiology, artificial intelligence, clinical informatics, Justin Kreuter, Matthew Warner, Mayo Clinic Laboratories, patient safety, shared decision making


October 10, 2019

Let’s focus on the problem: Purposeful shared decision making in medicine

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor

By Lydia Hansen, undergraduate public affairs intern Shared decision making between patients and providers plays a crucial role in health care experiences and outcomes. However, each patient and each health care experience is unique, so no one approach to shared decision making is appropriate in all situations. In a recent paper published in Patient Education […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, health sciences research, Ian Hargraves, shared decision making


April 18, 2019

Research driving improvements in the health care experience

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

Experts in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery collaborate within Mayo’s medical practice to rapidly discover solutions to the most pressing problems in health care, and to find ways to improve the health care experience. Addressing disparities in care This experience is different for […]

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Tags: care transitions, caregivers, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, health disparities, ICU, intensive care unit, minimally invasive surgery, patient experience, shared decision making, veterans


February 13, 2019

Coping with the “work of being a patient”

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran

There’s no getting around it: being a patient is hard work. And it gets even harder for patients living with multiple chronic conditions. This “work” is made of up all the responsibilities and tasks doctors ask patients to take on in order to access and use health care and in order to successfully carry out […]

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Tags: Kasey Boehmer, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, shared decision making


August 21, 2017

Shared decision making should encourage conversations, researchers contend

By Adam Harringa Adam Harringa

To improve quality and reduce health care spending at a population level, state and federal agencies have begun requiring shared decision making tools for certain procedures and tests. With legal and financial incentives, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and others aim to move the industry toward value-based care. But do shared decision making […]

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Tags: Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Juan Brito Campana, Marleen Kunneman, shared decision making


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