2011 RESEARCH & POLICY FORUM Patients and Evidence: Making Decisions in Genuine Partnership
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)
You can access the webcast at http://www.informedmedicaldecisions.org/live
Please join us as health care experts, front-line clinicians, and patients present their unique perspectives on shared decision making—its value, ethical basis, and implementation—at this day-long gathering in Washington, DC.
The webcast will be live throughout the day. See below for the full agenda, and join for as much as you like!
For those of you interested in following along on Twitter, the hashtag for the meeting is #rpforum
Morning Session I, 8:30am - 10:30am
The Role of the Patient’s Voice in Improving the Quality of Health Care
More Health Care Isn’t Always Better
Medical Writer, Associated Press
Striving for Balance in Cancer Screening News
Morning Session II, 10:45am - 12:15pm
The Cycle of Cardiac Care and the Uninformed Patient
Senior Research Fellow, New America Foundation
Honoring the Informed Choices of Patients at the End of Life
Author of Improving Care for the End of Life: A Sourcebook for Health Care Managers and Clinicians
Afternoon Session I, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Informed and Shared Decision Making is for Everyone
Senior Scientific Advisor, Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
Shared Decision Making in Primary Care
Director of Patient Support Strategies, Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
A Care Setting Experience with Shared Decision Making
Chief Executive Officer, Mercy Clinics, Inc.
Des Moines, Iowa
Clinic Director of Quality Improvement, Mercy Clinics, Inc.
Des Moines, Iowa
Afternoon Session II, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Policy Directives to Support Shared Decision Making
The Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
The mission of the Foundation is to inform and amplify the patient's voice in health care decisions. The Foundation is a non-profit organization leading changes to advance research, policy, and clinical models to ensure that patients understand their choices and have the information they need to make sound medical decisions.