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Center for Shared Decision Making

The Center for Shared Decision Making opened in 1999 as the first center in the United States dedicated to encouraging doctors and patients to make decisions together.

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  • Lebanon, NH (DHMC)
    Phone: (603) 650-5578
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Some healthcare decisions are easy. Others are not. Often, there is more than one choice, and each will have its own risks and benefits. The "right" choice depends on what is important to you. We can help.

Boston Globe Magazine Highlights Shared Decision Making
Patient, help heal thyself

A case for letting patients help pick their treatments.
By Dr. Glyn Elwyn and Eric Weinberger
October 13, 2013
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