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High-quality care: The importance of being human

– Susan Brandzel reflects on what patients really need from providers. Clinical competence is essential, but so is being engaging, compassionate and real.

Susan Brandzel reflects on what patients really need from providers. Clinical competence is essential, but so is being engaging, compassionate and real. by Susan Brandzel, MPH, G…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/july/high-quality-care-importance-being-human/

A GHRI staffer’s dispatch from the 2015 Stanford Medicine X Conference

– At a recent Silicon Valley meeting, Susan Brandzel fulfilled a high school prophecy. And she learned and shared about how patients are transforming care.

Susan Brandzel, MPH, moderates at Stanford’s prestigious conference At a recent Silicon Valley meeting, Susan Brandzel fulfilled a high school prophecy. And she learned and shared …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/oct-2015/report-out-2015-stanford-medicine-x-conference/

Shared decision-making collaborators win 2015 Birnbaum Award

– GHRI honors eight delivery-system partners for strengthening the patient’s role in treatment choices.

GHRI honors eight delivery-system partners for strengthening the patient’s role in treatment choices Each year, Group Health Research Institute (GHRI) presents the Birnbaum Award …
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/06/shared-decision-making-collaborators-win-2015-birnbaum-award/

Training physicians to diagnose patient preferences

– Shared decision making aligns health care decisions with patient goals. Dr. David Arterburn wants to improve the approach through physician training.

Shared decision making aligns health care decisions with patient goals. Dr. David Arterburn wants to improve the approach through physician training. We’ve shown that shared deci…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/03/training-physicians-diagnose-patient-preferences/