Shared Decision Making in Kidney Disease: What is the Current State?

What is the current state of shared decision-making (SDM) in kidney disease today, how can barriers be eliminated, and should CMS require SDM for dialysis?


  1. On March 1, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. EST, The Preference Laboraty (@patientpref) at the Dartmouth Institute, hosted our monthly #patientpref Tweet chat.
  2. This month, we welcomed guest host Kevin J. Fowler @gratefull080504, Kevin has over 30 years of pharma experience, and is the President of his company, “The Voice of the Patient, Inc., providing patient advocacy and patient engagement consulting services. He had a pre-emptive kidney transplant in August 2004. He is passionate about patient advocacy and patient engagement.
  3. Another great, smart, experienced bunch of folks contributed to a thought-provoking conversation today!
  4. T1 What has been your connection to #sdm in kidney disease?