Health care that supports what matters most
We’re working to ensure that we all get the care that supports what matters to us throughout our lives, especially if we’re seriously ill.
Translating Doctor Speak: Circle AdvocacyMar 13 2023
We have a new member joining us at the Coalition: Circle Advocacy, founded by Judy Korik Weinstock, a practicing physician and patient advocate. Judy spoke to us about the experiences that drove her to create this organization, dedicated to supporting patient agency and well-being.
Welcome to four new members!Mar 08 2023
We are excited to announce four new member organizations to our Coalition!
- All Care VNA & Hospice
- Interstitial Lung Disease Collaborative
- Sewa Home Care
- Circle Advocacy
Our members are working towards our shared goals in many different ways, strengthening communication, collaboration, and connection. Read more about these organizations and why they have chosen to partner with us.
On language and powerFeb 27 2023
A couple weeks ago, I was on a panel about the intersection of spirituality and serious illness care. I was one of the speakers reacting to a landmark meta analysis, published in JAMA, led by Tracy Balboni, a researcher and radiation oncologist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. It found high quality evidence that spiritual care was broadly associated with better serious illness outcomes. (Probably not a surprise to all of you.) The whole evening left me buzzing on a million ideas, but I was especially struck by two things: