The Obama administration launched the “Partnership for Patients – Better care, Lower costs."
Discuss: 1. What are the programs goals?? 2.What will it mean for patients? 3. What will it mean for health care organizations and its employees? Good or bad?? Why? 4. What is shared decision-making? Is this good for all concerned? What problems do you see with this approach? Assuming a goal of arriving at a treatment decision which is based on the physician's knowledge and the patient's preferences, how would this be implemented.