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GeriPal: The State of COVID19 in Boston: Podcast with Zara Cooper, Rachelle Bernacki, and Ricky Leiter

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.

Apr 20 2020
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Ariadne Labs Launches Toolkit to Support Health Systems, Clinicians Talking with Patients Impacted by COVID-19

The free COVID-19 Response Toolkit helps navigate conversations with patients to help prevent infection and prepare for potentially difficult decisions about COVID-19 treatment. BOSTON – April 16, 2020 – Ariadne Labs’ Serious Illness Care Program recently developed a COVID-19 Response Toolkit to support health systems and clinicians in addressing the communication needs of patients in… Continue reading Ariadne Labs Launches Toolkit to Support Health Systems, Clinicians Talking with Patients Impacted by COVID-19

Apr 15 2020
Being Prepared in the Time of COVID-19: Guide helps patients and those close to them consider what matters most in treatment

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

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.

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Being Prepared in the Time of COVID-19: Guide helps patients and those close to them consider what matters most in treatment 

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 

Apr 7 2020
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COVID-19 Conversations: Talking to Patients at High Risk

By initiating conversations early — before patients become ill — clinicians can help ensure that the values and priorities of the patient are central to COVID-19 treatment decisions. Communicating with patients about serious illness is difficult under the best of circumstances. The COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges that make these conversations even more difficult, but perhaps more important than ever,… Continue reading COVID-19 Conversations: Talking to Patients at High Risk

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Boston Globe: We Must Have Those Serious Illness Conversations

Physicians from Massachusetts General Hospital wrote on the need for serious illness conversations, citing resources from Ariadne Labs.

Apr 1 2020
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The Philadelphia Inquirer: Coronavirus has doctors reviewing their living wills. You should, too.

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.

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The New York Times: What if I Need to Go on a Ventilator?

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.

Mar 27 2020