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Increasing Access to Patient-Centered Care through Advance Care Planning an...

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The Samaritan Center at Voorhees

265 New Jersey 73

Voorhees Township, NJ 08043

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90% of people say that talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important, but 27% have done so.

OBJECTIVES

To gain support for increased use of POLST/emPOLST and other advance care planning tools that empower patients to express and document their goals for care, treatment and quality of life that will inform treatment and honor their wishes and values.
• Updates on state and federal policies relating to advanced illness and end-of-life care
• New Jersey initiatives to increase understanding, action and access to advance care planning, POLST/emPOLST and patient-centered care
• Best practices for integrating palliative and hospice care across the healthcare continuum
• Overview of family caregiver needs and supports
• Family perspectives on treatment options and decision-making



PRESENTATIONS & SPEAKERS

Advance Care Planning and POLST Opportunities and Challenges
Kathryn Collins, RN, MPA, FACHE,
Interim Chief Administrative Officer, NJHA

Understanding Differences between Palliative and Hospice Care for Patients with Serious Illness
Stephen Goldfine, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice

Patient and Family Perspectives
Andrea and Darryl Gladden

Update on State and Federal Policy Issues
Neil Eicher
VP of Government Relations and Policy, NJHA
Jonathan Chebra
Senior Director of Federal Affairs, NJHA



WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Legislators and staff, state, county, local health and human service agencies, health system, population health, and post-acute providers, advocacy organizations, AARP, members, other community leaders, and the public

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