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Partnership will deliver verified patient reviews to leading doctor ratings website ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Assent, a healthcare technology company that helps
Mayo Clinic and Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University researchers have partnered on a study showing that Peruvian physicians rarely sought to involve their patients in shared decision-making regarding medical care.
In a research letter, Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., S.M., from Yale University School of Medicine and colleagues, "sought to investigate preferences for participation in the decision-making process among individuals hospitalized with an acute myocardial infarction ([AMI] or heart attack)."
A survey of almost 22,000 admitted patients at the University of Chicago Medical Center found patient preference to participate in decision making concerning their care was associated with a longer length of stay and higher total hospitalization costs.
Patients who went to the emergency room with chest pain but were at low risk for a heart attack were less likely to seek more tests after their conditions were explained to them using an educational tool known as a decision aid.
Patients with advanced heart failure should have ongoing conversations with their healthcare providers to make informed decisions about treatment options that match their personal values, goals and preferences.
OAKLAND, Calif., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avivia Health From Kaiser Permanente and Health Dialog will present as part of an Employee Benefit News webinar "Power to the Patient" on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at 2PM Eastern/ 11AM Pacific.
A video-based decision aid helped severely obese people to make more informed choices about bariatric surgery and reach more certainty about them.