Patient involvement refers to the role the patient plays in the medical decision making process. Many factors come into play that affect how much influence the patient has in the decision making process, including how and when the patient is involved in the process and the desire of the patient to take an active role in their care.
Below you will find samples of our most recent acquisitions in Patient Involvement, grouped by resource type.
Shared Decision-Making® Program ResearchView all results of this resource type in Patient Involvement.
September 1, 2000
Deyo RA, Cherkin DC, Weinstein J, et al. Involving patients in clinical decisions: Impact of an interactive video program on use of back surgery. Med Care. 2000;38(9):959-69. Read the abstract.
Featured Shared Decision Making PublicationsView all results of this resource type in Patient Involvement.
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May 30, 2012
The accountable care organization began life as a catchphrase signifying a shift in the relationship between a hospital and its doctors. By forming an ACO, a hospital and medical staff shared clinical and financial responsibility for coordinating care to improve quality and lower costs. The patient's role was essentially passive, like a car door that ends up with fewer dents and nicks thanks to better management of the auto assembly line. …
Informed Medical Decisions Foundation PerspectivesView all results of this resource type in Patient Involvement.
May 1, 2011
Imprecisely worded and poorly designed survey questions have caused considerable confusion about the degree to which patients want to be involved in medical decisions. When questions are worded such that patients understand that they are not being asked to make decisions requiring technical clinical information and particularly when respondents have been given basic information about the decision they are facing, survey data are extremely consistent; most patients want to be informed and to play a direct and active role in the decision making process.…
Informed Medical Decisions Foundation Funded ResearchView all results of this resource type in Patient Involvement.
September 30, 2011
To evaluate the impact of ambiguity on shared medical decision making using scenarios on future medicine and unconventional medicine. To develop and test a decision aid tool to help patients and physicians understand ambiguity and to encourage a shared medical decision making process that is applicable to ambiguous decisions that involve future medicine and unconventional medicine. …
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May 15, 2011
The overall purpose of this research is to contribute to improving communication with the community about screening mammography. The research involves developing and evaluating educational materials and strategies to meet the important ethical objective of providing balanced information about screening outcomes in order to support screening decisions.…