How to Inform Patients That Your Practice Is Evidence-Based
Resource: Informing Patients Your Practice Is Evidence-Based (PDF, 450.6 KB, 4 pages)
In alignment with Key Driver 1: Seek, select, and customize the best evidence for use by the practice, this resource provides guidance to practices who want to inform patients and families about the importance of evidence-based care and the implications for their health. It summarizes proven ways to communicate this information to patients and families, and shares examples of practice mission statements that convey that the practice pays attention to evidence and why it matters.
Institution of origin: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Author(s): Brach, C
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The authors are solely responsible for this document’s contents, findings, and conclusions; the findings and conclusions do not necessarily represent the views of AHRQ. Therefore, do not interpret any statement in this report as an official position of AHRQ or of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Acknowledgements: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality EvidenceNOW Initiative
Publication date: August 2018