Implementing shared decision making (SDM) holds promise for improving quality, reducing unwarranted variations in care and improving patient satisfaction. Implementing SDM has garnered increased attention from both state and federal health policy makers, providers, purchasers and regulators, as they explore opportunities to integrate patient-centered concepts into clinical practice. Effective implementation of shared decision making can improve the informed consent process and potentially bridge health disparities. Many advocates also believe that implementation of SDM may impact over utilization of medical tests and procedures, therefore affecting health care costs.
Below you will find samples of our most recent acquisitions in SDM Implementation, grouped by resource type.