Straight from the patient’s mouth: Videos can clearly state your end-of-life wishes – Medical Xpress

Straight from the patient's mouth: Videos can clearly state your end-of-life wishes
Medical Xpress
Then, earlier this year, Forman heard of a Pennsylvania physician who was helping people prepare "video advance directives" – videotaped statements expressing their preferences for end-of-life care. "I was like 'Oh my God, it's like someone was reading

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Straight from the patient’s mouth: Videos can clearly state your end-of-life wishes – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Straight from the patient's mouth: Videos can clearly state your end-of-life wishes
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Then, earlier this year, Ms. Forman heard of a Pennsylvania physician who was helping people prepare “video advance directives” — videotaped statements expressing their preferences for end-of-life care. “I was like 'Oh my God, it's like someone was

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Electronic Registry Upgrade Helps to Foster Greater Compliance with Patient End-of-life Wishes in Oregon – Hospitals & Health Networks


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Electronic Registry Upgrade Helps to Foster Greater Compliance with Patient End-of-life Wishes in Oregon
Hospitals & Health Networks
Back then, she recalls, it was not unusual for patients at the end of life to be given more intensive care than they wanted. "Information did not flow effectively from one setting to another for patients who were incapable of speaking for themselves

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Straight From The Patient’s Mouth: Videos Can Clearly State Your End-Of-Life Wishes – Kaiser Health News


Kaiser Health News

Straight From The Patient's Mouth: Videos Can Clearly State Your End-Of-Life Wishes
Kaiser Health News
Then, earlier this year, Forman heard of a Pennsylvania physician who was helping people prepare “video advance directives” — videotaped statements expressing their preferences for end-of-life care. “I was like 'Oh my God, it's like someone was

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This Thanksgiving, Carve Out Time To Talk About End-Of-Life Wishes – Northeast Indiana Public Radio


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This Thanksgiving, Carve Out Time To Talk About End-Of-Life Wishes
Northeast Indiana Public Radio
The roast turkey and pecan pie may be the same as always, but growing numbers of families plan to add a tradition to their Thanksgiving holiday this week: a frank talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. Paul Malley, president of Aging with

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This Thanksgiving, Carve Out Time To Talk About End-Of-Life Wishes – NPR


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This Thanksgiving, Carve Out Time To Talk About End-Of-Life Wishes
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The roast turkey and pecan pie may be the same as always, but growing numbers of families plan to add a tradition to their Thanksgiving holiday this week: a frank talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. Paul Malley, president of Aging with

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Gayle Mattson: Document your wishes for end-of-life care – Gainesville Sun


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Gayle Mattson: Document your wishes for end-of-life care
Gainesville Sun
However, a 2013 survey released by The Conversation Project revealed that “while more than 9 in 10 Americans think it's important to talk about their own and their loved ones' wishes for end-of-life care, less than 3 in 10 have actually held these
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Majority of hospice workers don’t have end-of-life wishes themselves … – Science Daily

Majority of hospice workers don't have end-of-life wishes themselves …
Science Daily
One might assume that health care providers, especially those dealing with terminally ill patients, such as hospice workers would have a living will or advance …

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How Health Care Providers Can Ensure Patients’ End-of-Life Wishes Are Known – Harvard Business Review


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How Health Care Providers Can Ensure Patients' End-of-Life Wishes Are Known
Harvard Business Review
The physician attending to him did not have access to the details of Mr. M's medical history or end-of life-wishes, since his hospital and primary care physician had different electronic medical record (EMR) systems. Mr. M later experienced

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In Oregon, End-of-Life Wishes Are Just A Click Away – Physicians News Digest


Physicians News Digest

In Oregon, End-of-Life Wishes Are Just A Click Away
Physicians News Digest
POLST forms, formally known as Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment, have become a staple in care for the fragile or seriously ill. They document in detail what kind of medical treatments patients want — or don't want — at the end of life

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