Coalition co-chair Dr. Atul Gawande joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to discuss the importance of serious illness care conversations.
Updates from the Coalition
August 2016 Newsletter
This issue covers:
- Welcome to the Coalition’s Mid-Summer Newsletter
- Revisiting Commitments Made at the Summit
- Commitment Made by Massachusetts Medical Society
June 2016 Newsletter
In this issue:
- Welcome to the Coalition's first e-newsletter
- Coalition co-chair Dr. Atul Gawande takes the Serious Illness Care message to the nation's Capitol
- Spreading the word
- What's next
In the News
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.