Three hundred members and guests gathered on May 9, 2017 for an update on Coalition research and activities. Attendees also shared information about their own important initiatives.
Videos from May 9 Summit
Robert Vandor, Mel Frankel, and Elaine Seidenberg
Photographs from May 9 Summit
Highlights: 2017 Summit
Highlights: 2016 Summit
Coalition co-chair Dr. Atul Gawande joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to discuss the importance of serious illness care conversations.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts CEO Andrew Dreyfus discusses his personal experience with serious illness care in this Boston Globe column.
In light of data indicating that more people spend their final days in the hospital rather than receiving hospice care, Dr. Gawande speaks to the Boston Globe about the Coalition's work to ensure more people receive care that aligns with their wishes.
We are pleased to announce that the Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Network’s fourth annual cancer state summit titled: Quality of Life in Massachusetts: Building Community-Based Palliative Care will take place on June 1, 2017. The meeting features a keynote on national payment models for palliative care, a panel on innovative solutions to address access and equity issues, and a presentation on the mapping of palliative service networks across the state.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Four Points Sheraton