Decision Aid Effectiveness

Patient decision aids are tools that help guide patients through the medical decision making process. It is important to study the effectiveness of implementing decision aids in the clinical setting. Research examines the role that these decision support tools play in making a medical decision with their health care provider.

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Below you will find samples of our most recent acquisitions in Decision Aid Effectiveness, grouped by resource type.

Shared Decision-Making® Program Research

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Introducing Decision Aids at Group Health was Linked to Sharply Lower Hip and Knee Surgery Rates and Costs

Arterburn D, Wellman R, Westbrook E, et al. Introducing decision aids at Group Health was linked to sharply lower hip and knee surgery rates and costs. Health Aff. 2012 Sept 4;(9):2094-104.…  Continue reading
Posted in Cost, Decision Aid Effectiveness, Patient Decision Aids, SDM Implementation | Tagged arthritis, David Arterburn, decision aids, Group Health, Health Affairs, health care cost, hip osteoarthritis, informed decisions, knee osteoarthritis, surgery Permalink

Informed Medical Decisions Foundation Funded Research

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Barriers and Facilitators to Implementing Decision Boxes in Primary Healthcare Interdisciplinary Teams to Facilitate Shared Decision Making

Our primary aim is to explore the barriers and facilitators influencing primary healthcare interdisciplinary teams' use of decision boxes in clinical practice. …  Continue reading
Posted in Decision Aid Effectiveness, Investigator-Initiated Research, Robert Derzon Grants, SDM Implementation | Tagged health care, primary care, shared decision making Permalink

Decision Making on the Go: A Mobile App Interpretation of a Prostate Cancer Decision Aid

The objectives are to 1) Survey mobile use around health issues in men newly eligible for prostate cancer screening, and 2) to develop a mobile PSA decision aid prototype based on the previously validated internet-based Prosdex decision support intervention (DESI) in preparation for subsequent field testing.…  Continue reading
Posted in Decision Aid Effectiveness, Investigator-Initiated Research, Robert Derzon Grants | Tagged decision aids, decision making, DESI, mobile app, prostate cancer, PSA Permalink
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