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LATEST BLOG ARTICLES

Applying incentives to adopting shared decision-making with patient decision tools

Individuals and organizations can participate in shared decision-making with patient decision aids if there are sustainable incentives that motivate them to use them in routine clinical care.

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Longevity gains and postponed informal care with self-management interventions?

The burden posed by a disease not only affects the sufferers, but also their relatives. Therefore, it is important to adopt a societal viewpoint when deciding which kind of costs and health benefits to include in an economic evaluation.

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LATEST SCIENTIFIC ARTICLE OF THE MONTH

Sep
2021

Organizational- and system-level characteristics that influence implementation of shared decision-making and strategies to address them — a scoping review

Shared decision-making (SDM) is poorly implemented in routine care, despite being promoted by health policies. No reviews have solely focused on an in-depth synthesis of the literature around organizational and system-level characteristics (i.e., characteristics of healthcare organizations and of healthcare systems) that may affect SDM implementation. A synthesis would allow exploration of interventions to address these characteristics. The study aim was to compile a comprehensive overview of organizational- and system-level characteristics that are likely to influence the implementation of SDM, and to describe strategies to address those characteristics described in the literature.

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