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Cleveland Clinic
May 13-15, 2019 | Cleveland, OH

Glyn Elwyn

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Glyn Elwyn is a clinician, researcher, and innovator. He is a tenured professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, USA, and at the Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands. He is a Visiting Professor at University College London, UK, and retains an Honorary Chair at Cardiff University, UK. After reading the humanities he qualified in medicine, completed a Masters in Education in the UK, and obtained his doctorate in 2001 at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands, with Professor Richard Grol. He leads an international interdisciplinary team examining the implementation of shared decision making into clinical settings. He developed Option Grid TM patient decision aids, evidence-based tools that empower people to choose the care that suits them best, licensed in 2017 to EBSCO Health. He has developed the Observer OPTION and collaboRATE, measures of shared decision making. He is the lead editor of Shared Decision Making: Evidence-Based Patient Choice, Oxford University Press, 3rd edition, 2016. Peer-reviewed publications: 385, H-index 90.



Healthcare leaders at the forefront of the global patient experience movement will address which systems, tools and insights revolutionize the role of the patient and the caregiver. We’ll explore patient perspectives and clinical considerations to understand how empathy and innovation must be incorporated as integral pillars to deliver the best clinical, physical and emotional experience in healthcare.


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