Shared Decision Making

Upcoming Meetings

Unless otherwise stated, all meetings will take place at:
The Foundation for Health Care Quality
705 Second Avenue, Suite 410
Seattle, WA 98104

Remote log-in: https://global.gotomeeting.com/meeting/join/947158533
Toll-free: 1 (877) 568-4106
Access Code/Meeting ID: 947-158-533

Date Time Materials
Friday, February 22 9:00 – 10:30am TBD
Friday, March 22 9:00 – 10:30am TBD
Friday, April 26 9:00 – 10:30am TBD
Friday, May 24 9:00 – 10:30am TBD
Friday, June 28 9:00 – 10:30am TBD
Friday, July 26 9:00 – 10:30am TBD
Friday, August 23 9:00 – 10:30am TBD
Friday, September 27 9:00 – 10:30am TBD
Friday, October 25 9:00 – 10:30am TBD

Shared decision making is “process that allows patients and their providers to make health care decisions together, taking into account the best scientific evidence available, as well as the patient’s values and preferences.” This workgroup will focus on increasing use of shared decision making and patient decision aids. The workgroup started meeting in January 2019.

Previous Meeting Materials

Date Materials
January 25  Agenda January 25
Charter and Roster
Bree Shared Decision Making Slides
Literature Review Shared Decision Making
Thought Leader Group Vision for Shared Decision Making
Conflict of Interest Form
OPMA Training Roster

Workgroup Members

Member Title Organization
 Emily Transue, MD, MHA (Chair)  Associate Medical Director  Washington State Health Care Authority
David Buchholz, MD Medical Director Premera
Susie Dade, MS Deputy Director Washington Health Alliance
Sharon Gilmore, RN Risk Consultant Coverys
Leah Hole-Marshall, JD General Counsel and Chief Strategist Washington Health Benefit Exchange
Steve Jacobson MD, MHA, CPC Associate Medical Director Care Coordination The Everett Clinic, a DaVita Medical Group
Dan Kent, MD Medical Director United Health Care
Andrew Kartunen Program Director, Growth & Strategy Virginia Mason Medical System
Dan Lessler, MD, MHA Physician Executive for Community Engagement and Leadership  Comagine Health
Todd Edwards, PhD Associate Professor, Health Services; Investigator, Seattle Quality of Life Group University of Washington
Jessica Martinson, MA Director of Clinical Education and Professional Development Washington State Medical Association
Karen Merrikin, JD Contract Program Director Washington State Health Care Authority
Randy Moseley, MD Medical Director of Quality Confluence Health
Martine Pierre Louis, MPH Director of Interpreter Services Harborview
Karen Posner, PhD Research Professor, Laura Cheney Professor in Anesthesia Patient Safety Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Washington
Angie Sparks, MD Family Physician and Medical Director Clinical Knowledge Development Kaiser Permanente