Membership:

Coalition members are working towards our shared goals in many different ways. Learn more about our members and their work below.

Requirements for membership are simple: support the coalition’s mission and goals and commit to working towards achieving one or more of them.

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Members

  • Alzheimer's Association, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter
  • American Cancer Society and the ACS Cancer Action Network
  • American Nurses Association Massachusetts
  • Archdiocese of Boston - Initiative for Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning
  • Ariadne Labs
  • Ascend Hospice and Home Health
  • Association for Behavioral Healthcare
  • Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts
  • Atrius Health
  • Baystate Health
  • Beacon Patient Advocates
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Bethel A.M.E. Church
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Boston Center for Independent Living
  • Boston Senior Home Care
  • Cake (joincake.com)
  • Cape Cod Health Care
  • Care Dimensions
  • Care4ward
  • Caregiver Homes /Seniorlink
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals
  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital
  • Courageous Parents Network
  • Disability Law Center of Massachusetts
  • Disability Policy Consortium
  • Eden Home Health Care, LLC
  • End With Care
  • Fallon Health
  • Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Good Shepherd Community Care
  • Greater Boston Interfaith Organization
  • Hallmark Health VNA and Hospice
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Care for All
  • Health New England
  • Health Story Collaborative
  • Hebrew SeniorLife
  • Home Care Aid Council
  • Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts
  • Honoring Choices Massachusetts
  • HopeHealth
  • Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts
  • Indian Circle for Caring USA, Inc.
  • Informed Medical Decisions Foundation
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Lahey Health
  • Landmark Healthcare
  • LeadingAge Massachusetts
  • Living Wisely, Dying Well
  • Lowell General Hospital
  • Lundberg Health Advocates
  • Mass Home Care
  • Massachusetts Ambulance Association
  • Massachusetts Assisted Living Association
  • Massachusetts Association for Mental Health
  • Massachusetts Association of Health Plans
  • Massachusetts Association of Physician Assistants
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Chapter of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (MassNELA)
  • Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors
  • Massachusetts Council of Community Hospitals
  • Massachusetts Department of Public Health
  • Massachusetts eHealth Institute
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission
  • Massachusetts Guardianship Policy Institute (MGPI)
  • Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
  • Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association
  • Massachusetts Health Policy Commission
  • Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • Massachusetts Psychiatric Society
  • Massachusetts Senior Care Association and Massachusetts Senior Care Foundation
  • Metropolitan Boston Emergency Medical Service Council
  • Mount Auburn Cambridge Independent Practice Association
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness - Massachusetts
  • National Association of Social Workers- Massachusetts Chapter
  • New England Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization
  • Newton Wellesley Hospital
  • Nina Rosenberg Consulting
  • Northeast Emergency Medical Services, Inc.
  • NVNA and Hospice
  • Old Colony Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Regis College Young School of Nursing
  • Saint Vincent Hospital
  • Simmons College School of Nursing
  • Solomont School of Nursing, Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • Southeastern Massachusetts EMS Council
  • Spaulding Hospital Cambridge
  • The Conversation Project
  • The Project on Advanced Care and Health Policy, a collaboration between the Petrie Flom Center at Harvard Law School and the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care
  • The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare
  • Tribute Home Care
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • UMass Medical School Graduate School of Nursing
  • UMassMemorial Health Care
  • University of Massachusetts Boston Department of Nursing, College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Valley Medical Group
  • VNACare
  • Vynca
  • YMCA of Greater Boston

We have to build the will and the support system to get people comfortable talking about serious illness. Clinicians need to talk to patients. Families need to have the conversation and engage their caregivers. Only then will people receive the care that is consistent with their deepest values and wishes.”