6. Patient involvement in the Decision-Making process
Patient involvement in the Decision-Making process
Decisions should be consistent with appraisals or – if they are not – should provide justification as to why there are differences. It is at this phase that patients can switch from their role of evidence- and value-providers to their role of advocates.
Patients or patient groups can:
- Interact with local decision-makers even before a recommendation is issued regarding the importance of the decision and ensure information is provided.