Aubri S Hoffman

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BACKGROUND Coaching and guidance are structured approaches that can be used within or alongside patient decision aids (PtDAs) to facilitate the process of decision making. Coaching is provided by an individual, and guidance is embedded within the decision support materials. The purpose of this paper is to: a) present updated definitions of the concepts(More)
BACKGROUND In 2005, the International Patient Decision Aids Standards Collaboration identified twelve quality dimensions to guide assessment of patient decision aids. One dimension-the delivery of patient decision aids on the Internet-is relevant when the Internet is used to provide some or all components of a patient decision aid. Building on the original(More)
BACKGROUND Providing patient-centered care requires that patients partner in their personal health-care decisions to the full extent desired. Patient decision aids facilitate processes of shared decision-making between patients and their clinicians by presenting relevant scientific information in balanced, understandable ways, helping clarify patients'(More)
  • Hoffman A, Volk R Härter, Li L, Llewellyn‐thomas H, Saarimaki A Stirling, Aubri Hoffman +6 others
  • 2012
What is this dimension? Delivering decision aids on the Internet is defined here as the process of using the Internet to provide some or all components of a patient decision aid (PtDA) to individuals (e.g., patients, caregivers, clinicians, etc.) involved in the process of choosing between two or more medically-appropriate healthcare options. This(More)
BACKGROUND Over 100 trials show that patient decision aids effectively improve patients' information comprehension and values-based decision making. However, gaps remain in our understanding of several fundamental and applied questions, particularly related to the design of interactive, personalized decision aids. This paper describes an interdisciplinary(More)
Objectives: The Dartmouth Summer Institute for Informed Patient Choice (SIIPC) seeks to prepare the next generation of scientists to investigate problems and solutions in the field of patients' health care decision making. The theme of the 2012 SIIPC was, " Measuring Shared Decision Making in Practice ". Methods: Twenty-five content experts in shared(More)
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