News

Summit Update

Oct 26, 2016

Health care and civic leaders launch Serious Illness Care Coalition

Oct 26, 2016

Coalition co-chair Dr. Atul Gawande joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to discuss the importance of serious illness care conversations.

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At end of life in Mass., hospital care is big cost

Oct 26, 2016

In light of data indicating that more people spend their final days in the hospital rather than receiving hospice care, Dr. Gawande speaks to the Boston Globe about the Coalition's work to ensure more people receive care that aligns with their wishes.

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When the personal and professional unexpectedly collide

Oct 26, 2016

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts CEO Andrew Dreyfus discusses his personal experience with serious illness care in this Boston Globe column.

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September 2016 Newsletter

Sep 01, 2016

In this issue:

  • Joint Commitment Made by Alliance Partners of Honoring Choices Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association Unveils Strong Coalition Commitment
  • Make a Commitment
  • New Report on Family Caregivers
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August 2016 Newsletter

Aug 01, 2016

This issue covers:

  • Welcome to the Coalition’s Mid-Summer Newsletter
  • Revisiting Commitments Made at the Summit
  • Commitment Made by Massachusetts Medical Society
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June 2016 Newsletter

Jun 01, 2016

In this issue:

  • Welcome to the Coalition's first e-newsletter
  • Coalition co-chair Dr. Atul Gawande takes the Serious Illness Care message to the nation's Capitol
  • Spreading the word
  • What's next
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