News

A new voice at the Coalition

Nov 23, 2020

In this issue:

  • A new voice at the Coalition
  • Thinking differently about Advance Care Planning
  • Continuing the dialogue about e-MOLST
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More than a visitor: Recognition as essential care partners

Nov 17, 2020

Guidelines for balancing safety, connection, and well-being during COVID

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One Month In: Join us for a webinar on e-MOLST

Oct 27, 2020

In this issue:

  • Join us for a virtual discussion on Massachusetts' new e-MOLST portal
  • We're offering 20% off the course Shifting Deathcare, from Going with Grace
  • Welcome to three new members: Dignity Alliance Massachusetts, Our Odyssey, and NorthStar Health Navigation!
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Our eMOLST Portal, recent studies, and our reading list

Aug 28, 2020
  • Emolst portal now available
  • Recent studies
  • What's on our reading list
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July 2020 Newsletter

Jul 31, 2020

In this issue:

  • Taking an equity-first lens to our work
  • Communication creates connection and comfort during COVID-19
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June 2020 Newsletter

Jun 29, 2020

In this issue:

  • Our 5th Annual Summit
  • Let's Keep Talking
  • Members are innovating around patient communication
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Health care leaders commit to focus on racial disparities

Jun 24, 2020

Protests against police brutality are reinvigorating efforts to address racial disparities, top health care sector leaders say. At an online summit hosted by the Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care, prominent Brigham and Women’s surgeon and writer Atul Gawande, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts CEO Andrew Dreyfus, and the Institute for Health Care Improvement’s Kate DeBartolo said they’re committed to fixing racial disparities.

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Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic 'curves', mental health and returning to care

Jun 24, 2020

Massachusetts residents and Americans across the nation continue to flatten the curve, but health experts are preparing for more “curves” in mental health care that will be seen in a post-pandemic world.

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The Right Words Matter

Jun 17, 2020

Anna Gosline shares her experience in an op-ed: We are being told to do a lot of things these days: Wash your hands. Don't touch your face. Wear a mask outside. Stock the house with two weeks of food. Dust off your will. And make sure to complete your advance directive and talk to the people who matter in your life about your wishes for end-of-life care.

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Anna Gosline interviewed on WGBH’s In It Together

Jun 17, 2020

Host Arun Rath interviewed several guests about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting hospitals, patients, and caregivers, including Anna Gosline on the importance of Advance Care Planning

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