The Creswell Chronicle -

By Alaina Thomson
Chronicle Columnist 

Shared decision-making: Take control of your own healthcare journey

Alaina Thomson, Therapeutic Associates, Creswell Physical Therapy

 

May 31, 2018

A pillar of Therapeutic Associates is advocating for and cultivating a team-focused culture and atmosphere. This is not just a tenet of the employees of Therapeutic Associates, but the intention is that it carries over to our patient care in the form of shared decision-making.

Shared decision-making is a growing trend in healthcare that allows for the patient to take more ownership in their healthcare journey. Instead of outright accepting the plans, changes and direction given by your healthcare provider, shared decision-making allows the patient to be involved by asking questions, sharin...



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