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June 24, 2016

eHealthweek 2016

Glyn Elwyn delivers introductory video "What is Shared Decision Making" for eHealthweek 2016 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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June 22, 2016

From Class to Clinic: Hands-On Shared Decision Making

Stuart Grande, Manish Mishra, Nan Cochran, and Robin Paradis Montibello of The Preference Laboratory recently presented two workshops on Shared Decision Making, in partnership with the New Hampshire Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration. 

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May 23, 2016

Advocate ACO site visit in Chicago

Manish Mishra and Glyn Elwyn traveled to Chicago recently as part of their work on the University of California/Berkeley & Dartmouth PCORI ACTIVATE study (The Comparative Impact of Patient Activation and Engagement on Improving Patient-Centered Outcomes of Care in Accountable Care Organizations).  In the photograph from left to right are:  Manish Mishra, Patricia Ramsay, Stephen Shortell, Hector Rodriguez, Kathryn McDonald, and Glyn Elwyn.

May 17, 2016

Paul Barr awarded 2016 SYNERGY Community Engagement Research Pilot Grant Award

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May 10, 2016

Physicians navigating the social media penumbra

Social media is changing the practice of medicine.  By Stuart W Grande, MPA and Annemijn Aarts, MD, PHD

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April 28, 2016

Stuart W. Grande awarded 2016 SYNERGY Translational Pilot Grant Award

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January 11, 2016

People With Depression May Not Be Getting All The Information They’re Looking For

A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice reveals an eye-opening disconnect between the priorities of patients and clinicians when it comes to the information needed to make decisions about treatment options.

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November 30, 2015

Easing the Information Burden in the Wake of a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Helping health care providers better communicate with breast cancer patients with limited literacy or English proficiency.

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September 16, 2015

Right For Me: Birth control decisions made easier

Researchers from the Preference Laboratory create tools designed to make birth control decisions easier for women.

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September 1-September 3, 2015

Preventing Overdiagnosis 2015

On September 1-3 2015 likeminded scientists come together to share opinions ideas and solutions to the growing problem of overdiagnosis and overtreatment and how best to tackle to burden of overdiagnosis in today’s Health Care system.

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September 1, 2015

What Are Your Options?

Option Grids are brief easy-to-read tools made to help patients and health care professionals compare alternative healthcare options. Option Grids help you find answers to the questions patients frequently ask.

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July 3, 2015

The Preference Laboratory at ISDM/ISEHC in Sydney, Australia

In July 2015, eight members of the Preference Laboratory team will be traveling to Sydney, Australia for the joint ISDM/ISEHC conference held by the Society for Evidence Based Health Care and the International Shared Decision-Making group. The Preference Laboratory members will be sharing their work in a variety of pre-conference workshops, symposia, and oral presentations.

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June 12, 2015

Achieving Accountability in the Clinical Encounter: Is There Hope?

Join us Friday, June 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time for our monthly #patientpref tweet chat hosted by @patientpref. With our guest, Stuart W. Grande MPA PhD (@stu1848), Postdoctoral Research Fellow at The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science, we will discuss achieving accountability in health care.

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May 31-June 3, 2015

Health Datapalooza 2015

Read The Health Care Blog’s Michael Millenson’s take on Glyn Elwyn’s keynote at Health Datapalooza 2015, where leaders across industries united to discuss the future of open health data.

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June 25-June 27, 2014

Summer Institute for Informed Patient Choice 2014

On June 25-27, 2014 medical, legal, ethics, and policy professionals and patient advocates convened to discuss the individual and systems-level consequences of the lack of transparency and patient involvement in health care (i.e, “keeping patients in the dark”).

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