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Network Matters
News and Information for the
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Network

April 2019

Shared Decision-Making Tools for Members and Providers


To aid you and your patients in making health care decisions together, Harvard Pilgrim offers a variety of shared decision-making tools from Healthwise on our provider and member websites. Healthwise is a leader in delivering actionable health care information, and their shared tools aid providers and their patients in making health care decisions together — decisions based on patients’ preferences and values and the most relevant scientific evidence available.

The Shared Decision-Making page in the Medical Management section of our provider website provides an overview of the program, which consists of a collection of patient decision aids available through the Healthwise Knowledgebase. These aids address an extensive range of health topics, such as back and neck pain; obesity and weight loss surgeries; cancer; heart and circulation; behavioral health; and much more. They offer valuable educational information to help patients understand the risks and benefits of different treatment options, so they can make informed health decisions for themselves and their families.

The materials available through our shared decision-making program are designed to foster collaboration among Harvard Pilgrim members and providers that leads to best possible quality of care, health outcomes, and satisfaction.

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