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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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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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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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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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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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May 2020 Newsletter

May 29, 2020

In this issue:

  • Virtual Coalition Summit set for June 22
  • Coalition Names Stephanie Chan as Associate Director
  • Making Connections During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Electronic MOLST Web Completion Portal Project - almost ready for prime time!
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April 2020 Newsletter

Apr 10, 2020

In this issue:

  • COVID-19 Update
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March 2020 Newsletter

Apr 07, 2020

In This Issue:

  • COVID-19 Communication Resources
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February 2020 Newsletter

Feb 28, 2020

In this issue:

  • Get Ready for National Healthcare Decisions Day in April with Good Talk Tools
  • Widening the path for training nurses in hospice and palliative care
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