Health Decision Sciences Center

Recent News from the Health Decisions Sciences Center

Measuring Shared Decision Making: A Review of Constructs, Measures, and Opportunities for Cardiovascular Care
A 2014 article with Karen Sepucha, PhD, director of the HDSC as lead author

The Aligning Incentives Statement
Advancing patient and family engagement through shared decision making

Decision Quality Measurement Presentation
Presentation on decision quality measurement from Karen Sepucha, PhD, director of the HDSC, at the Aligning Incentives meeting held in Washington D.C from May 23-24, 2013

Using Management Science and Engineering to Improve Cancer Care Delivery
Report written by the director of the HDSC, Karen Sepucha, PhD

Shared Decision-Making: Giving the Patient a Say. No, Really. 
Hospital and Health Network report written by Lola Butcher on shared decision making, featuring Dr. Leigh Simmons and Karen Sepucha, PhD of the Health Decision Sciences Center

Helping Patients Make Better Treatment Choices with Decision Aids
Commonwealth fund report on the use of decision aids, with a spotlight on the Breast Cancer Initiative

Do You Need a Knee Replacement?
Boston Globe article featuring comments from the director of the HDSC, Karen Sepucha, PhD

Spine Blog
Commentary from editor of Spine, Adam Pearson, MD, MS, in his blog featuring a recent manuscript written by the Health Decision Sciences Center team

Patients' Medical Decisions Benefit From DVD Guidance
Shared decision making featured in a recent AMA news article