Patients make better decisions with personalized risk discussion

02/28/2013 | Reuters

An review paper in the Cochrane Library suggests patients who are given a personalized risk assessment make better screening decisions than those who receive generic information about risk. A study of nearly 29,000 participants showed 45% of those given personalized information made informed decisions, compared with 20% of those who received generic information.

View Full Article in:

Reuters

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Operating Officer
Health Plan of San Joaquin
French Camp , CA
Chief Medical Officer, Texas Children's Health Plan
Cejka Executive Search for Texas Children's Health Plan
Houston, TX
Chief Information Officer
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Actuary
NTA Life
Addison, TX
Vice President - Government Products
Health Alliance Plan
Detroit, MI