Helping patients get the care they need and no less,
and the care they want and no more.

Select Page
Discuss, decide, document.
Facing challenging medical decisions at the end of life is hard. Our Let’s Talk series can help you start the conversation.
Start the conversation
Working together. Learn how we help empower patients, families, and healthcare providers making end of life decisions.
Meet the GOC Coalition and our partners
Diagnosis is just the beginning. Access valuable tools to identify a patient’s wishes for end of life care.
Learn more about the 4Step iCare Plan
Do they know your wishes? Make sure your healthcare providers know the medical care you would like to receive.
Learn more about the NJ POLST

Goals of Care Coalition of NJ

Working together to focus on the patient’s goals.
Learn more

Patients & Family

Free videos to empower patients and families.
View now

Centers of Excellence

We provide training at skilled nursing facilities to improve communications about advance care planning. Become a Center of Excellence

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

On September 11th @ 8 am, #GOCCNJs Founder/Medical Director, David Barile, MD will continue the mission to educate healthcare providers during grand rounds at Saint Barnabas Medical Center/RWJBH on the importance of advance care planning, cultural intelligence, and the disparities that exist in end-of-life care within minority populations. #goalsofcare #HealthDisparities #DiscussDecideDocument #Hospice #Palliative #AdvanceCarePlanning ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

On September 11th @ 8 am, #GOCCNJs Founder/Medical Director, David Barile, MD will continue the mission to educate healthcare providers during grand rounds at Saint Barnabas Medical Center/RWJBH on the importance of advance care planning, cultural intelligence, and the disparities that exist in end-of-life care within minority populations. #goalsofcare #HealthDisparities #DiscussDecideDocument #Hospice #Palliative #AdvanceCarePlanning

Only 29% of physicians report having any formal training on how to talk with patients and their families about end-of-life care. Nearly half, 46%, say they feel unsure of what to say during these conversations and worry about caregiver resistence. #GOCCNJs updated 4Step iCare plan is a guide that will help healthcare professionals faciliate discussions with patients so that medical treatment is aligned with goals of care. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocumentVisit: www.goalsofcare.org/healthcare-professionals/ ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

Only 29% of physicians report having any formal training on how to talk with patients and their families about end-of-life care.  Nearly half, 46%, say they feel unsure of what to say during these conversations and worry about caregiver resistence.  #GOCCNJs updated 4Step iCare plan is a guide that will help healthcare professionals faciliate discussions with patients so that medical treatment is aligned with goals of care. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument

Visit:  https://www.goalsofcare.org/healthcare-professionals/

This article is a great source for information about hospice care. The bottom line is hospice is about relief of suffering and quality of life. Don't wait until it's too late. #GOCCNJ #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument #hospiceexclusive.multibriefs.com/content/hurry-on-over-to-hospice-dont-wait/pharmaceutical ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

This article is a great source for information about hospice care.  The bottom line is hospice is about relief of suffering and quality of life.  Dont wait until its too late.  #GOCCNJ #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument #hospice

http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/hurry-on-over-to-hospice-dont-wait/pharmaceutical

Only 38% of patients with chronic illness have completed advance directives. If you or a loved one are diagnosed with a terminal illness or chronic disease, it's time to get your medical wishes documented. Not sure where to start? Use #GOCCNJ new series 'Let's Talk' Guidebook and Videos to help you through the process. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocumentVisit: www.goalsofcare.org/patients-family/lets-talk-acp-guide/ ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Only 38% of patients with chronic illness have completed advance directives. If you or a loved one are diagnosed with a terminal illness or chronic disease, its time to get your medical wishes documented.  Not sure where to start? Use #GOCCNJ new series Lets Talk Guidebook and Videos to help you through the process. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument

Visit: https://www.goalsofcare.org/patients-family/lets-talk-acp-guide/

Nationally, 89% of people surveyed said healthcare providers should discuss end-of-life care decisions with patients but only 17% had those talks with providers. As a HCP, it is important that you speak with your patients honestly and frequently about their diagnosis, prognosis and treatment options. Use #GOCCNJ updated 4Step iCare plan for support during the conversation. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocumentVisit: www.goalsofcare.org/wp-content/uploads/GOCCNJ-4Step-iCare-Plan-HCP-Assist.pdf ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

Nationally, 89% of people surveyed said healthcare providers should discuss end-of-life care decisions with patients but only 17% had those talks with providers. As a HCP, it is important that you speak with your patients honestly and frequently about their diagnosis, prognosis and treatment options. Use #GOCCNJ updated 4Step iCare plan for support during the conversation. #goalsofcare #DiscussDecideDocument

Visit: https://www.goalsofcare.org/wp-content/uploads/GOCCNJ-4Step-iCare-Plan-HCP-Assist.pdf

Data show slight % decline — not increase — in orders for long-term artificial nutrition on Oregon POLST forms. Rates of long-term artificial nutrition orders on Oregon #POLST remain stable, so there is no evidence to support removing nutrition options bit.ly/2TwNHfW The American Geriatrics Society Journal of the American Geriatrics Society - JAGS Oregon POLST AMDA - The Society for PA and LTC Medicine Respecting Choices GeriPal Regenstrief Institute, Inc. American Society on Aging Az POLST Cambia Health Solutions KY MOST Coalition Coalition for Compassionate Care of California Louisiana Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment Thoughtful Life Conversations Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey The Conversation Project Alabama TOPP The Pew Charitable Trusts National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) ABA Commission on Law and Aging CompassionAndSupport MOLST Georgia Department of Public Health National Hospice and Palliative Care Month National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Hospice Foundation of America Coalition to Transform Advanced Care Washington State Hospital Association The John A. Hartford Foundation Maine Hospice Council and Center for End-of-Life Care Kaiser Health News American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) Pallimed Center for Practical Bioethics California Health Care Foundation American Academy of PAs ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

4Step iCare Plan

An Individualized End of Life Care Plan

Our 4Step iCare Plan is a simple, 4-step approach that helps patients, families, and healthcare providers navigate through challenging medical decisions.
Learn more with our video series and helpful tools

The NJ POLST Form

A NJ POLST form will inform your healthcare providers about the types of medical treatment you’d like to receive.
Learn more about the NJ POLST

Get Involved!

 As an agent of change. Join the Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey to help improve end of life care for patients and families.
As a supporter of our efforts. We depend on the generosity of our donors to provide critical information to patients and families—this information is provided at no cost when it’s needed most.

Thank you!

 Part of our efforts has been made possible thanks to the generous support of the Baldwin-Sieck Family Fund.

Video Series

Download Plan for Patients

Download Plan for HCPs
This uses the Divi tabs module, so you can style it however you want using Divi's built in design controls! Pretty nifty eh?
And of course you can add images or whatever you want here too. Tabs are nothing new, but tabs that display inside your mega menu are pretty awesome :)
More awesome stuff goes here
More awesome stuff goes here
More awesome stuff goes here

GOCC Resources:

wtfdivi014-url6
NJ POLST Form Videos and Documents
wtfdivi014-url6
NJ POLST Form Videos and Documents

Programs

Programs

Blogs

GOCC Resources:

wtfdivi014-url6
NJ POLST Form Videos and Documents
wtfdivi014-url6
NJ POLST Form Videos and Documents

Programs

Programs

Programs