C-TAC National Summit on Advanced Illness Care November 27-29, 2017 Washington, DC
HQI 2017: Annual Conference November 1-3, 2017 Monterey, CA
My grandfather was the patriarch of his family, at the center of a tightknit Lebanese immigrant community in Toronto, Canada. Some of my warmest childhood memories are from Sundays at my grandparents’ home, where there was always family, community, and delicious food.
GeriPal John’s Story Since his college days, John was always a runner. Now at age 65, limping with arthritis, his orthopedic surgeon has recommended a left knee replacement. John completed a consent form authorizing the procedure.
Just four hours earlier, Sallie Cutler had been sharing Mother’s Day lunch with her mom, Alyce Cheatham. Then, that same evening, Cheatham, 96, landed in a Portland, Ore., emergency room, lethargic, unable to speak and paralyzed on her right side by a massive stroke. Cutler now admits her first impulse was to demand action. But
The Delaware Health Information Network, a statewide health information exchange, is implementing an end-of-life registry that captures medical orders that describe the scope of treatment planned for a terminally ill person. The goal is help providers better understand patients’ wishes on how they want to die, and whether treatment should be continued—and under which circumstances—or
PALO ALTO, Calif. & RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vynca, a provider of advance care planning solutions, and The Carolinas Center, a nonprofit serving a network of hospices and palliative care organizations across North and South Carolina, have established a partnership to offer an online platform where individuals can electronically record their healthcare wishes and securely share them
PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vynca, a provider of sustainable advance care planning solutions, and Sutter Health, a not-for-profit health care network in Northern California, today announced a collaboration to improve doctor and patient communication and documentation focused on advance care planning. Vynca offers a comprehensive software solution to capture, store, and access Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining