(Updated June 9, 2020 with Long-Term Care Resources) Conversations between patients and clinicians about what matters most lead to higher quality care and improved quality of life for patients and those who care for them. The COVID-19 pandemic makes communication both more difficult and more important than ever, particularly for people who are at highest… Continue reading Serious Illness Care Program COVID-19 Response Toolkit
Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care founded in 2016 by Ariadne Labs pens op-ed on serious illness conversations in the time of COVID-19.
An article on end-of-life planning details the COVID-19 guide, recently released by Ariadne Labs and The Conversation Project, which includes action items to do right now to be prepared.
Rachelle Bernacki speaks to the GeriPal podcast about the state of COVID-19 at the Brigham and Women’s hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Center in Boston.
The guide was developed by Ariadne Labs and The Conversation Project with generous support from the Cambia Health Foundation. BOSTON, April 9, 2020 – Ariadne Labs and The Conversation Project announced the joint development of a conversation guide to support people in discussing their goals and priorities for treatment should they become sick with COVID-19.… Continue reading Being Prepared in the Time of COVID-19: Guide helps patients and those close to them consider what matters most in treatment
Nora Downey is a Project Manager for the Serious Illness Care Program. In this role, she supports a portfolio of projects which aim to implement the Serious Illness Care Program in a variety of health systems.
Physicians from Massachusetts General Hospital wrote on the need for serious illness conversations, citing resources from Ariadne Labs.
Op-ed by Jeffrey Millstein, a primary care physician on the need for serious illness care conversations, with a link to resources from Ariadne’s Serious Illness Care Program.
In this column for the New York Times, Dr. Daniela Lamas draws on her experience as an emergency room physician to discuss the medical ramifications of being on a ventilator.