Shared Decision-Making

PFE Metric 2: Shared Decision-Making (Point of Care)

How do you know if your practice supports the opinions of patients and their families?
Ask: 
Does the practice support shared decision-making by training and ensuring that clinical teams integrate patient-identified goals, preferences, concerns and desired outcomes into the treatment plan (e.g. those based on the individual’s culture, language, spiritual, social determinants, etc.)?

What is the intent of the Share Decision-Making Metric?
Intent: The intent of this metric is to ensure that patients (and their families according to patient preference) are authentically part of the care team.

Related Resources

October 2018
American Academy of Pediatrics
Clinicians:
This updated clinical report provides more practice-based quality improvement guidance on key elements of transition planning, transfer, and integration into adult care for all youth and young adults.
April 2018
QI Team:
This is a one-page document summarizing resources on patient family engagement metrics to promote best practices achieving TCPI Aims.
April 2018
QI Team:
TCPI Patient Family Engagement metrics and relevant Patient Engagement activities/ tools in ChoosingWisely Programs
March 2018
Patient Decision Aid
Clinicians:
This brief provides an overview of shared decision making and answers key questions about how it can improve patient care.
March 2018
A Journey Toward Shared Decision Making, Shared Decision Making Philosophy
Clinicians:
The goal of this program is to identify and evaluate ways to help patients make well-informed decisions that reflect their values and goals with their clinician.
March 2018
Shared Decision Making Worksheet
Patients:
The worksheet helps patients identify their needs, goals and priorities, review options, and make decisions about next steps.
March 2018
AHRQ
QI Team:
The SHARE Approach helps train health care professionals on how to engage patients in their health care decisionmaking.
March 2018
Healthwise Website
March 2018
Shared Decision Making Fact Sheet
April 2017
QI Team:
It provides guidance on creating a practice culture that emphasizes and incorporates the patient and family perspective in every aspect of care, to ultimately improve quality of care.

Related Practices

Here are a list of practices that are implementing this metric in their PFE quality improvement activities!

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