Transfusion dependence a barrier to quality end-of-life care for … – EurekAlert (press release)


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Transfusion dependence a barrier to quality end-of-life care for …
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(Atlanta, Dec. 11, 2017) — For patients with advanced leukemia, access to high-quality end-of-life care appears to be reduced in those dependent on blood transfusions, according to a new study being presented during the 59th American Society of
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Constance Alexander: When it comes to end-of-life decisions, it’s important for patients to have control – User-generated content (press release)

Constance Alexander: When it comes to end-of-life decisions, it's important for patients to have control
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Mother never had to make that choice, but if she had, I hope my family could have been as resilient and supportive as the family of Norma Bauerschmidt, whose end of life decision-making involved a journey of nearly 13,000 miles in 32 states, with final

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End-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities – EurekAlert (press release)

End-of-life decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities
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Most states in the U.S. have programs that allow terminally ill patients to document their end-of-life decisions. In New York, the Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment form (MOLST) allows individuals to document what measures health care

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Study finds differences in end-of-life care for recent immigrants in … – EurekAlert (press release)

Study finds differences in end-of-life care for recent immigrants in …
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Among deceased in Ontario, Canada, recent immigrants were significantly more likely to receive aggressive care and to die in an intensive care unit compared …

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Pramata Introduces Solution for IBM Customers Facing Emptoris … – GlobeNewswire (press release)

Pramata Introduces Solution for IBM Customers Facing Emptoris …
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Accelerated 'Quick Start' Program will transition Emptoris customers to new platform in eight weeks; includes a free one-hour consultation with Emptoris expert.

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Yale Study: Earlier Hospice Care Would Improve Quality of End of Life – Newswise (press release)


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Yale Study: Earlier Hospice Care Would Improve Quality of End of Life
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Older, terminally ill patients could improve the quality of their last days by accessing hospice services much sooner, according to a Yale School of Medicine-led …
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Elliot’s VNA of Manchester recognized for outstanding hospice and end-of-life services – Manchester Ink Link (press release) (registration) (blog)


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Elliot's VNA of Manchester recognized for outstanding hospice and end-of-life services
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“Exceeding the national average for each and every category for hospice care is really astounding, and a tribute to the dedication that our visiting nurses and hospice care teams have for the needs of the community at end of life,” said Doug Dean

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Keiro and Providence Partner to Address End of Life Care for … – Business Wire (press release)

Keiro and Providence Partner to Address End of Life Care for …
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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–For older adults, it can be a challenge just to get from home to the store or a doctor's appointment. Add in a language …

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Keiro and Providence Partner to Address End of Life Care for Japanese Older Adults – Business Wire (press release)

Keiro and Providence Partner to Address End of Life Care for Japanese Older Adults
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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–For older adults, it can be a challenge just to get from home to the store or a doctor's appointment. Add in a language barrier and the challenges increase exponentially. Layer on an end-stage illness or debilitating

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End-of-life directive workshops will be held in August – Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

End-of-life directive workshops will be held in August
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Free community events will be held in Kingsport, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia, in August for those who would like to know how to write an advance directive. An advance directive is a legal document to help people define their preferences for end-of

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