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April 2018 Newsletter

Apr 02, 2018

This issue covers:

  • Register Now for May 15 Coalition Summit!
  • Join the movement!
  • After 40 Years, Good Shepherd Community Care Still Leading the Way in Providing Serious Illness Care
  • HHS Panel Advances Payment Models to Support People with Serious and Advanced Illness
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March 2018 Newsletter

Mar 01, 2018

In this issue:

  • Coalition Annual Summit on May 15!
  • Beth Israel Deaconess and Red Sox Go to Bat for Healthcare Decisions Month
  • Hospice & Palliative Care Federation Works to Improve Serious Illness Care
  • National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16
  • Discussion on Decision Aids at Harvard Law School
  • Be PREPARED
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February 2018 Newsletter

Feb 01, 2018

This issue covers:

  • Coalition Members Gather for Dynamic November Meeting
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Joins with The Conversation Project and Honoring Choices to train Associates in Advance Care Planning
  • New Report Helps Hospitals Improve Care for Dementia Patients
  • The Conversation Project Can Help Prepare You for National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16
  • Third Annual Coalition Meeting Set for May 15
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September 2017 Newsletter

Sep 01, 2017

In this issue:

  • Join Us for the Nov. 7 Member Meeting!
  • Improvement Collaborative Supports Advance Care Planning
  • End With Care Directory
  • Creative Thinking at End Well Symposium
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Medical schools to teach how to discuss patients’ goals for care — and for life

Jul 10, 2017

The Coalition convenes the four Massachusetts medical schools to strengthen curriculum around advance care planning conversations. Also discussed is the Coalition’s research and comments from patients and families.

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End-of-life care focus of UMass Memorial training program

Jul 10, 2017

This piece includes information on the Coalition’s most recent research and describes an innovative training program at UMass Memorial to prepare nurses for hospice and palliative care.

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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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Beth Israel Deaconess teams up with the Red Sox to support advance care planning

Jul 09, 2017

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), the Official Hospital of the Boston Red Sox and member of the Coalition, promoted Healthcare Decisions Month at Red Sox home games during April. Sox manager Alex Cora is featured in the engaging video.

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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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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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