Incorporating shared decision-making (SDM) into your daily practice is important.
Evidence shows that SDM helps patients1:
Additionally, SDM can improve provider satisfaction and may reduce burnout.2,3
It's the right thing to do for you and your patients.
1Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, The CAHPS Ambulatory Care Improvement Guide: Strategy 6I: Shared Decision Making, Rockville, MD (2017).
2Adler HM: The sociophysiology of caring in the doctor-patient relationship . J Gen Intern Med.
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3Dobler, Claudia, et al, Can Shared Decision Making Improve Physician Well-Being and Reduce Burn-Out? Cureus (August 2017).