In this month's issue
of Health Affairs, our Chief Medical Officer Peter Goldbach calls for Shared Decision Making in healthcare and asserts the evidence that it works. Here's what he said:
"Dominick Frosch and coauthors describe patients who feel rushed and physicians who don’t explain options or discuss patient preferences (May 2012). The authors propose shared decision making as an antidote but claim it has had “variable and weak” results in its application.