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Items Tagged ‘shared decision making’

December 23, 2021

Top 5 scientific conversation starters for the holidays

By Caitlin Doran Caitlin Doran (@caityrosey)

It never fails. At some point during every family holiday party someone says something awkward and then … there’s an uncomfortable silence. Change the subject with scientific style and panache with the help of this top 5 list of 2021 medical research stories from Advancing the Science. Trust us, everyone loves talking about their health […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's disease, artificial intelligence, Christmas, esophageal cancer, Eugenia Trushina, gastroenterology, Gregory Poland, Holidays, individualized medicine, medical research, New Year's Eve, obesity


December 13, 2021

Mayo Clinic furthers health care delivery science and best practices at AcademyHealth’s 14th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

AcademyHealth and the National Institutes of Health sponsor an annual conference dedicated to bridging the gap between research, practice and policy. Investigators in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, and others at Mayo Clinic, participate in this, and other AcademyHealth scientific conferences each year. […]

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Tags: Aaron Leppin, AcademyHealth, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, clinical informatics, clinical trials, Jennifer Ridgeway, Jessica Austen, mammogram, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, patient reported outcomes, Sarah Redmond


April 18, 2021

Experts propose shared decision making to decrease COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

By Adam Harringa Adam Harringa (@harringaadam)

The COVID-19 pandemic has lasted more than a year, but hope is here in the form of multiple safe and effective vaccines authorized for emergency use. Millions are now being vaccinated, but as vaccine supply continues to increase throughout 2021, a hurdle health experts anticipate eventually is a lack of public demand. That is, how […]

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Tags: COVID-19, Gregory Poland, infectious disease, shared decision making, vaccine hesitancy, vaccines


April 5, 2021

Mayo Clinic Research in the news — 4/5/2021

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Mayo Clinic research and faculty experts were featured in a variety of news stories including 3D printed surgical models, early treatment for smoldering multiple myeloma, and heart attacks in women. Updated guideline highlights new therapies, considerations in anaplastic thyroid cancer Healio, 4/1/2021 An updated guideline for best practices in managing anaplastic thyroid cancer stresses the […]

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Tags: 3D printing, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Alzheimer's disease, artificial intelligence, blood cancer, chronic kidney disease, Clifford Jack Jr., COVID-19, digital health, Eric Moore, genetic testing, genetics


January 18, 2021

Mayo Clinic Research in the news — 1/18/2021

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Mayo Clinic’s broad expertise is cited in research findings and commentary regarding midlife exercise benefits, autism markers in birth mothers, health care access, hospital star rating systems, high fiber for depression and several other topics including the ever-present COVID-19. Oncology Influencers Explain Do’s and Don’t’s of Social Media OncologyLive, 1/12/2021 … S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD, […]

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Tags: Aaron Krych, Adam Schwartz, Alzheimer's disease, artificial intelligence, brain, breast cancer, C. diff, cerebral palsy, clinical trials, collaboration, colorectal cancer, COVID-19


December 14, 2020

Mayo Clinic Research in the news — 12/14/2020

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann (@elizabethzimmermann)

Media outletsLarge and small are coveringThings from Mayo’s halls. A Haiku to hail the holidays may not be what you expected, but there are plenty of moments to celebrate in the news this week. Mayo Clinic Research and faculty expertise are present in discussions about therapeutic use of essential oils, improvements in patient quality of […]

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Tags: Aaron Steen, cardiology, cortisone, COVID-19, Havana Syndrome, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, integrative medicine, Jeffrey Staab, lymphoma, Matt Dacy, melanoma, migraine


July 29, 2020

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

By Adam Harringa Adam Harringa (@harringaadam)

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 (@harringaadam)

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 (@advancingthescience)

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 (@advancingthescience)

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


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