News

Cape Cod Healthcare Works To Change How People Talk About End-Of-Life Care

Jul 09, 2017

Cape Cod’s Quality of Life Initiative is an innovative, community-based program focused on getting people in the region to name and talk to a proxy.

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July 2017 Newsletter

Jul 01, 2017

In this issue:

  • Summit Highlights
  • Health New England Supports Advance Care Planning
  • End Well Symposium
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When you die, will your wishes be known?

Jul 01, 2017

A story about the Coalition launch and the results of our 2016 benchmark research.

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Recent Media Coverage

May 25, 2017

In this issue:

  • Recent Media Coverage of the Coalition
  • Upcoming Event
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Post-May 9 Photos/Videos

May 09, 2017

In this issue:

  • Our Second Annual Summit!
  • Photo Gallery
  • Videos Shown at the Summit
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January 2017 Newsletter

Jan 01, 2017

In this issue:

  • Welcome to 2017: Coalition Year Two
  • April is Massachusetts Health Care Decisions Month
  • Celebrating 10 Years of National Health Care Decisions Day
  • Innovative Programs at UMass Memorial Medical Center
  • Coalition Leadership Announcements
  • Register Now: Second Annual Summit
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November 2016 Newsletter

Nov 01, 2016

In this issue:

  • Our Website Has Launched!
  • November 7th Coalition Meeting Update
  • Progress on Member Commitments
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Advances Palliative Care Education with The Palliative Care Continuum Project
  • Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness
  • November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
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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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