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Shared Decision Making is a collaboration between patients and their providers to make healthcare decisions based on the best available evidence as well as patient preferences.

Shared Decision Making helps:

  • Increase adherence
  • Improve outcomes
  • Decrease costs

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For Your Patient: Prescription to Learn

Direct your patients to evidence-based programs related to their condition. Print the “prescription” and give it to your patients with your recommendation.

Patient Resources

Share these tools and resources with your patients to empower them to take greater responsibility for their health.

  • WebMD Education

    Condition-specific programs for patients developed by Medscape and available online through WebMD. View the complete list at

  • Patient Handouts

    Fact sheets and other material to help patients take a more active role in their own care.