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Tools for Health Care Providers

Clinical Tools

UPMC is proud to offer resources from Healthwise, a nationally recognized expert in patient education and shared decision making. Healthwise and the Informed Medical Decisions Foundation provide a wide range of tools for patients on to assist with shared decision making. The following interactive decision aids serve as the primary resource for both patients and clinicians to be used at UPMC. 

In addition, Healthwise offers resources for patients to prepare for their office visits, and education on when they should see a doctor or consider having a medical test. Click here to read a testimonial from Dr. Jennifer G. Steiman, MD, FACS, about how she uses a Healthwise tool to prepare patients for a quality conversation before they arrive for their initial visit. 

Other nationally recommended tools are available for use in the following specialty areas:



Instructional Videos

Clinical Summaries

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