Health Care Innovations Exchange: Innovations To Promote Shared Decisionmaking

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New Issue Focuses on

Innovations To Promote Shared Decisionmaking

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announces the February 17 issue of the Health Care Innovations Exchange (       

This issue of the Innovations Exchange focuses on innovative policies and strategies to promote shared decisionmaking. 

  • The featured Profiles include a selection of innovations designed to promote shared decisionmaking in various settings and medical specialties.
  • The featured QualityTools include decision aids and tools for patients to increase their knowledge about treatment options, and tools for clinicians to assist patients when making medical decisions.
  • To access more Innovations Exchange content related to specific topics, use the Browse by Subject feature Choose a topic and then narrow your results using the filters available on the page.
  • AHRQ Offers Workshops to Support Shared Decision Making
    AHRQ’s SHARE Approach Workshop is an accredited one-day train-the-trainer workshop to support health care providers who seek to use patient-centered outcomes research findings in shared decisionmaking. For more information, visit
  • New Video in Patient- and Family-Centered Care Series
    The new video, A Patient Advisor’s Perspective on Patient- and Family-Centered Care (, offers insights from a former patient—and current patient advisor—illustrating the value of hospitals partnering with patients to advance patient- and family-centered care.

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