Shared Decision Making

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When is Shared Decision Making actually Shared?

There is a lot of publicity about Shared Decision Making. For example the term comes-up a lot in regards to healthcare, when a patient is included in the dialogue with the healthcare professional to decide on the most appropriate course of treatment. Sounds great, except that the issues around implementation and barriers to entry for daily use can result in at best an inconsistent approach to how Shared Decision Making is perceived by both professionals and the general public. Given that Maldaba's been involved in this area since before the term had become common parlance, I thought it was time to write about our perspective of design, development and implementation. Read More