Aligning decisions with patients’ health priorities improves decision-making

Why Use Patient Priorities Decisional Guidance

Aligning decision with patients’ health priorities improves decision-making by:

  • Simplifying decision-making for these patients by offering tips and scripts for commonly encountered situations – Read more
  • Reducing treatment burden and unwanted care
  • Focusing all clinicians on achieving the same outcome
  • Improving adherence for persons of all ages with multiple conditions or who have difficulty adhering to recommendations

Case Example

Mrs. B’s long list of medical diseases in addition to symptoms without clear etiology makes it difficult to focus clinical decision-making. Dr. T wonders if there might be a clearer way to help Mrs. B experience better health and to reduce unwanted care.