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2014-11-10 23:06:33

All patients to access Health Dialog’s complete library of award-winning decision aids. Boston, Mass.

2014-11-04 23:05:48

Award-winning shared decision making aid helps patients make decisions based on best medical evidence and personal preferences BOSTON, Mass.

2014-05-01 12:31:59

Partnership will deliver verified patient reviews to leading doctor ratings website ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Assent, a healthcare technology company that helps

2013-06-14 13:56:10

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.

2013-05-28 15:30:23

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)."

2013-05-28 15:27:17

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.

2012-04-11 14:46:04

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.

2012-03-06 10:10:39

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.

2011-05-13 10:10:00

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.

2011-04-07 16:04:22

A video-based decision aid helped severely obese people to make more informed choices about bariatric surgery and reach more certainty about them.


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