This Viewpoint from the National Academy of Medicine's 2016 Vital Directions initiative explores several topics that are key to the democratization of health care and proposes policy considerations to engage the United States in a journey to better health.
This Viewpoint discusses the challenges clinicians face individualizing decisions for patients about the benefits and risks of using aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
This Medical News feature explores the trend of physicians sharing their medical notes with patients via online portals.
This Viewpoint discusses the benefits of developing a patient-centered informed consent standard and the resources it would take to achieve it in practice.
This commentary discusses a cohort study published in JAMA Surgery that investigated the role of shared decision making in nonsurgical vs surgical management of uncomplicated acute appendicitis in children.
This Viewpoint considers the interdependence of evidence-based medicine and shared decision making.