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Rao BR, Merchant FM, Howard DH
Shared decision-making for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: policy goals, metrics, and challenges.
Researchers discussed shared decision-making for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs), including the results from a case study implementing the shared decision-making mandate for ICDs, which involved providing patients with decision aids prior to or following the doctor consultation.
Citation: Rao BR, Merchant FM, Howard DH . Shared decision-making for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: policy goals, metrics, and challenges. J Law Med Ethics 2021 Win;49(4):622-29. doi: 10.1017/jme.2021.85..
Keywords: Decision Making, Medical Devices, Policy, Cardiovascular Conditions
Desai NR, Bourdillon PM, Parzynski CS
Association of the US Department of Justice Investigation of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators and
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) conducted an investigation into implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) not meeting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services National Coverage Determination (NCD) criteria. To examine changes in the proportion of initial primary prevention ICDs that did not meet NCD criteria following the announcement of the DOJ investigation at hospitals that reached settlements (settlement hospitals) and those that did not (nonsettlement hospitals).
Citation: Desai NR, Bourdillon PM, Parzynski CS . Association of the US Department of Justice Investigation of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators and JAMA 2018 Jul 3;320(1):63-71. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.8151..
Keywords: Cardiovascular Conditions, Medical Devices, Medical Devices, Medicare, Policy