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New Study from Mass General Seeks to Improve Shared Decision Making Among Minority Patients

April is National Minority Health Month, a national initiative led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that is designed to find ways to ensure that all patients have equal access to healthcare regardless of their race or ethnic background. To help raise awareness of health care disparities that continue to affect racial […]

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Mass General Magazine 2014-10-08: Health Decision Services: Leigh Simmons and Karen Sepucha

Boosting the Voice of the Patient in the Medical Decision Making Process

In medicine, many diagnostic questions can be answered in yes or no, black and white terms. Is the pain in your back and legs due to a herniated disc? Is your cholesterol too high? When it comes to determining the best treatment plan for each patient, however, there are many more shades of gray. For […]

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