The March 2016 MOLST Update has been released and features updates and information on the following topics:
- National Healthcare Decisions Day – The 9th Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) will be held on April 16. A number of educational events will be held by members of the NHDD NYS Coalition with the goals of: Increasing conversations that lead to completion of Healthcare Proxies (HCPs); Increase awareness of MOLST & eMOLST in the community; Support statewide implementation of MOLST & Family Healthcare Decisions Act, the Palliative Care Information Act (PCIA), the Palliative Care Access Act (PCAA ), and appropriate legislative changes to improve the quality of care near the end of life.
- Update on Dying in America – Have we improved quality of care for people nearing the end of life?
- A New Podcast Series on End-of-life Care – The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have partnered with Reach MD to broadcast a new podcast series for health care professionals based on the 2015 Institute of Medicine report Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life.
To view the complete March 2016 MOLST Update, click here.