Shared Decision Making

Read our Shared Decision Making Charter and Roster

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

Note: New Call-In Information
Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/3598179708
Phone Number:1 720 707 2699 US
Meeting ID: 359 817 9708

Date Time Materials
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
May 24 Agenda May 24
Minutes April 26
Draft Recommendations Shared Decision Making
April 26 Agenda April 26
Minutes March 22
Shared Decision Making Focus Areas
March 22 Agenda March 22
Minutes February 22
Literature Review Shared Decision Making
Thought Leader Group Vision Statement
Poll Results
February 22 Agenda February 22
Minutes January 25
Topic Prioritization Rubric
Though Leader Group Vision Document
Priority Area Crosswalk Literature Review
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
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
Jessica Martinson, MS Director of Clinical Education and Professional Development Washington State Medical Association
Karen Merrikin, JD Consultant 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
Anita Sulaiman Patient Advisor & Consultant IBEX