Our Coalition’s mission is to ensure that everyone in Massachusetts receives health care that honors their goals, values, and preferences.
Through the Coalition, we have an opportunity to build on the good work of clinicians, community groups, researchers, and leaders in health and government by coordinating efforts. Our combined initiatives will promote substantial, systemic change.
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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.
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.
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.
Mass. Survey On End-Of-Life Plans Finds Gap Between What We Say And What We Do
A post on WBUR’s CommonHealth blog about the Coalition’s most recent research and our effort to encourage patients and families to talk about what matters most to them when it comes to care for serious illness.More