Health Decision Sciences Center

The following list of publications highlights some work of the HDSC faculty and staff:

Sepucha KR. Using Management Science and Engineering to Improve Cancer Care Delivery. Report prepared for National Cancer Institute; 2010 Nov 11.

Sepucha KR and Scholl, I. Measuring Shared Decision Making: A Review of Constructs, Measures, and Opportunities for Cardiovascular Care. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes, 2014 May 27.

Sepucha KR, Feibelmann S, Abdu WA, Clay CF, Cosenza C, Kearing S, Levin CA, Atlas SJ. Psychometric Evaluation of a Decision Quality Instrument for Treatment of Lumbar Herniated Disc. Spine, 2012 Mar 15 [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3182532924. 

Lee C, Chang Y, Adimorah N, Belkora J, Moy B, Partridge A, Ollila D, Sepucha K. Decision making about surgery for early stage breast cancer. J Am Coll Surg 2012; 214(1):1-10. 2011 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print].

Sepucha K, Stacey D, Clay C, Chang Y, Cosenza C, Dervin G, Dorrwachter J, Feibelmann S, Katz JN, Kearing S, Malchau H, Taljaard M, Tomek I, Tugwell P, Levin C. Decision quality instrument for treatment of hip and knee osteoarthritis: a psychometric evaluation. BMC Musculoskelet Disord, 2011; 12(1):149.

Fowler FJ, Levin C, Sepucha K. Informing and Involving Patients to Improve the Quality of Medical Decisions. Health Affairs, 2011; 30(4):699-706.

Sepucha K, Fagerlin A, Couper M, et al. How does feeling informed relate to being informed? Results from the DECISIONS study. Medical Decision Making, 2010; 30(5 Suppl):65S-76S.

Sepucha K and Belkora J. Importance of Decision Quality in Breast Cancer Care. Psicooncologia, 2010; 7(2-3):313-28.

Feibelmann S, Yang TS, Uzogara EE, Sepucha K. What does it take to have sustained use of decision aids? A programme evaluation for the Breast Cancer Initiative. Health Expect, 2010; 14 (Suppl 1): 85-95.

Lee C, Barry M, Cosenza C, et al. Development of instruments to measure the quality of breast cancer treatment decisions. Health Expect, 2010; 13(3):258-72.

Lee C, Hultman S, Sepucha K. Do patients and providers agree about the most important facts and goals for breast reconstruction decisions? Ann of Plas Surg, 2010; 64(5):563-6.

Lee C, Hultman S, Sepucha K. What are patients' goals and concerns about breast reconstruction after mastectomy? Ann Plast Surg, 2010; 64(5):567-9.

Sepucha K, Ozanne E. How to define and measure concordance between patients’ preferences and medical treatments:  A systematic review of approaches and recommendations for standardization. Patient Education and Counseling, 2010; 78(1):12-23. [Epub 2009 Jun 30].   

Collins ED, Moore C, Clay K, Kearing S, OConnor AM, Llewellyn-Thomas H, Barth R, Sepucha K. Can Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer Make an Informed Decision for Mastectomy? Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2009; 27(4):519-25. [Epub 2008 Dec 29].

Sepucha K, Levin C, Uzogara E, Barry M, O’Connor A, Mulley A. Developing instruments to measure the quality of decisions: Early results for a set of symptom-driven decisions. Patient Education and Counseling, 2008; 73(3):504-510. 

Silvia KA, Ozanne EM, Sepucha KR. Implementing breast cancer decision aids in community sites: barriers and resouces. Health Expect, 2008; 11:46-53.

Sepucha K, Ozanne E, Silvia K, Partridge A, Mulley A. An approach to measuring the quality of breast cancer decisions. Patient Education and Counseling, 2007; 65(2):261-9. 2006 Oct 4 [epub ahead of print].

Siliva KA, Sepucah KR. Decision aids in routine practice: lessons from the breast cancer initiative. Health Expect, 2006; 9:255-264.

Sepucha, KR, Fowler, FJ Jr., et al. Policy support for patient-centered care: the need for measurable improvements in decision quality. Health Affairs (Milwood) 2004 Suppl Web Exclusive: VAR54-62.