Huntington Convention Center | Cleveland, OH
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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.
Hosted by The Journal of Patient Experience, this session will explore the opportunities and challenges associated with academic applications in the field of patient experience.
Growing interest and opportunities in the field reflect a shift toward value-based healthcare and the importance of measuring outcomes that truly matter to patients. As an emerging field, patient experience leaders benefit by considering application of more academically rigorous research approaches.