The Development and Certification of Decision Aids: How Decision Aids Can Promote Person-Centered Care for Serious Illness

April 18 , 2018 Person-centered care presents a unique opportunity to achieve the Quadruple Aim , especially during serious illness when people are the most vulnerable. Building on the work of NQF and others , it is now clear that healthcare purchasers (states , plans , care providers) committed to person-centered care should also be committed to shared decision-making. A number of policy initiatives have sought to increase the use of decision aids as an effective way to further shared decision making and person-centered care. Washington is the first - and so far only - state to recognize and act o