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Experts gather in Vancouver to discuss medical decision-making

SMDM Recap -2016

Health economists, physicians, biostatisticians, psychologists, epidemiologists, and other health care experts gathered in Vancouver for the Society for Medical Decision-Making (SMDM) 38th Annual North American Meeting.

CHÉOS Scientist Dr. Nick Bansback was Co-Chair of this year’s conference, along with outgoing SMDM President Dr. Mark Helfand.

The four-day conference had a variety of presentations and discussions around mentorship, medical decision-making, and ways to improve patient engagement.

CHÉOS was the Communications Sponsor for the event, providing social media and communications support.

View a summary of each day on Storify at https://storify.com/SocMDM.

[CHÉOS Investigators at SMDM 2016 with Social Media Chair Sarah Munro. From L to R: Mark Harrison, Sarah Munro, Nick Bansback, Logan Trenaman, Daphne Guh, and Tima Mohammadi.]

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Abstracts

Al Sayah F, Johnson JA, Ohinmaa A, Xie F, Bansback N. Health literacy and logical inconsistencies in valuations of hypothetical health states: Results from the Canadian EQ-5D-5L valuation study. Society for Medical Decision Making 38th Annual North American Meeting. Vancouver, BC; Oct 23–26, 2016. Poster Presentation PS1-52.

Dragojlovic N, Kim E, Elliott AM, Friedman JM, Causes Study Group, Lynd LD. Evaluating the validity of parental reports of health care utilization for children with suspected genetic disorders of unknown cause. Society for Medical Decision Making 38th Annual North American Meeting. Vancouver, BC; Oct 23–26, 2016. Poster Presentation PS4-47.

Harrison M, Milbers K, Hudson M, Bansback N. Is there evidence for concordance between patient and physicians for aspects of treatments that matter most? Evidence from a review of discrete choice experiments. Society for Medical Decision Making 38th Annual North American Meeting. Vancouver, BC; Oct 23–26, 2016. Poster Presentation PS3-50.

Harrison M, Spooner L, Bell M, Han PKJ, Bansback N. How is uncertainty in risks and benefits presented in patient decision support interventions? A review. Society for Medical Decision Making 38th Annual North American Meeting. Vancouver, BC; Oct 23–26, 2016. Oral Presentation 5M-2.

Mohammadi T, Bansback N, Lalji F, Khakban A, Campbell J, FitzGerald JM, Lynd LD, Marra C. Empirical comparison of stated and revealed preferences using Bayesian mixed logic estimation from a discrete choice experiment: An application to latent tuberculosis infection treatment. Society for Medical Decision Making 38th Annual North American Meeting. Vancouver, BC; Oct 23–26, 2016. Oral Presentation 5N-5.

Munro S, Kornelsen J, Bansback N, Corbett K, Janssen P. Choosing mode of delivery after a previous caesarean: A qualitative investigation of factors influencing implementation of shared decision-making. Society for Medical Decision Making 38th Annual North American Meeting. Vancouver, BC; Oct 23–26, 2016. Poster Presentation PS2-32.

Polisena J, Burgess M, Mitton C, Lynd LD. Engaging the Canadian public on reimbursement decision-making for drugs for rare diseases: A national online survey. Society for Medical Decision Making 38th Annual North American Meeting. Vancouver, BC; Oct 23–26, 2016. Poster Presentation PS4-18.

Pollard S, Bansback N, FitzGerald JM, Bryan S. Improving adherence among adult asthmatics: Identifying a role for active patient engagement. Society for Medical Decision Making 38th Annual North American Meeting. Vancouver, BC; Oct 23–26, 2016. Poster Presentation PS4-10.

Trenaman L, Payne K, Bryan S, Bansback N. Do patients, providers, and the public value shared decision-making? A systematic review of discrete choice experiments. Society for Medical Decision Making 38th Annual North American Meeting. Vancouver, BC; Oct 23–26, 2016. Poster Presentation PS2-22.

Zhang W, Wong S, Guh D, Sun H, Lacaille D, Anis AH. The economic burden of rheumatoid arthritis: Beyond health care costs. Society for Medical Decision Making 38th Annual North American Meeting. Vancouver, BC; Oct 23–26, 2016. Poster Presentation PS4-59.

Health research in the heart of Vancouver