Questions game makes end-of-life planning easier – Futurity: Research News


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Questions game makes end-of-life planning easier
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In a study, people with chronic illness and caregivers of those with chronic illness played a game in which they took turns answering questions about end-of-life issues. The researchers found that three months after playing the game, 75 percent of

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Making End of Life Discussions Easier on Patients and Caregivers – Oncology Nurse Advisor


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Making End of Life Discussions Easier on Patients and Caregivers
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One of the most difficult discussions a nurse or family member can have with a terminally ill patient is about end of life (EOL) care. But this subject must be broached as the patient's condition deteriorates and the outcome becomes clearer. Although

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Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier – INFORUM


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Changing terminology can make accepting end-of-life decisions easier
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These forms are necessary because nursing homes don't want to make a terrible mistake by medically stopping the natural death of someone who is in the final stages of life simply to extend their pain and misery. Without the proper documentation this is

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How to make end-of-life planning easier – MarketWatch


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How to make end-of-life planning easier
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Her categories of content, which include funeral planning and end-of-life care may seem daunting to most, but they're necessary when addressing the end-of-life issues that tear families apart. The most compelling aspect of the site for me was the

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LIEBERMAN: End-of-life counseling made easier with Medicare – Newsandtribune


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LIEBERMAN: End-of-life counseling made easier with Medicare
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In the wake of the political storm that followed the death panel hysteria, Congress dropped provisions in the ACA that would have paid doctors to counsel their patients about end-of-life treatment. Later Medicare tried to add such consultations to a
THINKING ABOUT HEALTH: Medicare makes it easier for doctors to offer end-of News Dispatch

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Medicare makes it easier for doctors to offer end-of-life counseling – Jamestown Sun

Medicare makes it easier for doctors to offer end-of-life counseling
Jamestown Sun
Betsy McCaughey appeared on television and made this startling remark: "Congress would make it mandatory-absolutely require-that every five years people in Medicare have a required counseling session that will tell them how to end their life sooner.".

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Medicare makes it easier for doctors to offer end-of-life counseling – Kearney Hub


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Medicare makes it easier for doctors to offer end-of-life counseling
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Polls from the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted from 2010 through 2014 repeatedly found that 30 percent to 40 percent of respondents mistakenly believed that the health law established a government panel to make end-of-life decisions for Medicare …

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Medicare Makes It Easier For Doctors To Offer End-of-Life Counseling – Vermillion Plain Talk

Medicare Makes It Easier For Doctors To Offer End-of-Life Counseling
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In the wake of the political storm that followed the death panel hysteria, Congress dropped provisions in the ACA that would have paid doctors to counsel their patients about end-of-life treatment. Later Medicare tried to add such consultations to a
Thinking About Health: Medicare helps with end-of-life counselingCraig Daily Press

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OHSU uncovers easier ways to handle end-of-life paperwork – Portland Business Journal (blog)


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OHSU uncovers easier ways to handle end-of-life paperwork
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Oregon Health & Science University is teaming up with a Silicon Valley startup to launch an electronic version of an end-of-life care document. OHSU and Vynca are launching ePOLST, a fully integrated electronic version of the Physician Orders for …
OHSU goes online to respect patient end-of-life careOregonLive.com

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Bill to make end of life planning easier – News8000.com – WKBT

Bill to make end of life planning easier
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Around 90 percent of La Crosse residents have a documented plan for what they want in end of life care. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is hoping to get more people to do that across the country with a bill that would make planning ahead part of Medicare benefits.

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