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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) will host a webinar on June 24 to share results of recent reviews of interventions to improve patient and provider communication during the informed consent process and documentation of patients’ preferences for end-of-life care.Continue Reading >
Stanford Health Policy, through the Department of Health Research and Policy at the Stanford University School of Medicine, offers a PhD program which promises to educate students who will be scholarly leaders in the field of health policy, and will be highly knowledgeable about the theoretical and empirical approaches that can be applied in the development of improvements in health policy and the health care system.Continue Reading >
Congratulations to Pete Wegier of the University of Missouri.Continue Reading >
The SMDM Networking committee is pleased to announce an SMDM sponsored webinar entitled, 'Maximizing your PCORI grant application.' SMDM members, all of who have received PCORI funding, and a PCORI representative share their expertise and provide pointers on applying to PCORI.Continue Reading >
"While my research is more methodological, I fully appreciate the exposure to clinical applications I get at SMDM."continue »
MDM offers rigorous and systematic approaches to decision making that are designed to improve the health and clinical care of individuals and to assist with health policy development.