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Implementing shared-decision-making for diabetes care across country settings: What really matters to people?
- Written by Super User Super User
- Category: News & Events News & Events
- Published: 30 May 2017 30 May 2017
Growing evidence of improved clinical outcomes and patient/professional satisfaction supports shared-decision-making (SDM) services as an effective primary care interventions for diabetes. However, only a few countries have actually adopted them (e.g. England). In other European countries (e.g. Cyprus) there is awareness that patients play a crucial role in decision-making, and SDM services could be considered as innovative strategies to promote the actual implementation of patient rights legislation and strengthen primary care.