Shared decision-making requires two-way information, numeracy literacy

To improve shared decision-making in care for patients with inflammatory bowel disease, the problem of numeracy – both among patients and providers – must be discussed, according to a presentation at Crohn’s and Colitis Congress.“In America, numeracy is a problem for everyone. Over 50% of Americans lack the minimum basic skills to apply math to print materials and this applies to our patients and our providers,” Meenakshi Bewtra, MD, PhD, MPH, of the University of Pennsylvania, said during her presentation. “Specifically, we have issues with riskRead More

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin