How can health care providers and patients improve the shared decision-making process so that the patient’s voice is truly heard?
Dynamic, engaging, video talks with innovative ideas and best practices that frame important issues.
Talk by Peter Ubel
When should clinicians and health systems promote hard work to achieve health versus looking for ways that could make healthy behaviors easier?
In shared decision-making — where the patient is the boss — understanding a patient’s situation in high definition leads to understanding which aspect of that situation demands action.
Talk by Gary Foster
Four principles and practices to keep in mind when trying to help patients lose weight, become more active, or become healthier in general.
Seven ways to lower barriers to behavior change and make it easier to achieve better health.
Health literacy isn’t just about whether a person can read.
Talk by Corey Waller
If we don’t create ecosystems of care for the sentinel syndromes, we will fail at truly helping the 5% who cost 50% of health care dollars.
How would we react if only 1 out of 10 people with cancer saw a doctor trained in that specialty? That’s where we are in mental health care — but collaborative primary care models have the power to change that.
If we are going to work with local communities, we must humbly acknowledge that we don’t know everything we need to about the people they serve and be ready to gain that knowledge.