At the 2019 PCORI Annual Meeting, Melinda Kane, MS-HCM, a medical staff services project consultant at WellStar Health System and caregiver to her mother Wendy, explained why shared decision making is critical for heart failure patients and their families.

Kane was a speaker at the Annual Meeting's Morning Plenary session, How Can We Do That? Effectively Putting New Evidence into Practice.

Kane is also a member of the stakeholder panel for the PCORI-funded DECIDE-LVAD Trial, as well as the I-DECIDE-LVAD study, which promotes the use of the original trial’s findings and its shared decision making program.

Watch all the 2019 PCORI Annual Meeting Keynote, Plenary and Breakout Sessions here.