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GOCCNJ and Hackensack Meridian Health, JFK Medical Center Partner to Host Advance Care Planning Summit in Conjunction with National Healthcare Decisions Day
This Inaugural Summit Meeting, leveraging the expertise of NJ’s thought leaders in advance care planning and palliative and hospice care, will help to address these educational gaps
GOCCNJ has launched a new educational program that will address the significant disparities in access to advance care planning services and palliative care among the minority patient populations in NJ.
Experts at NJ Spotlight roundtable answer in the affirmative, note benefits of aid-in-dying laws.
The Goals of Care Coalition of New Jersey (GOCCNJ) has received a $195,000, one-year grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to address disparities in access to palliative care for minority populations living in New Jersey.
Article featuring GOCC leadership Lori Feldstein, Dave Barile and Gil Gordon, discussing a talk presented on November 13, 2018, at the Jewish Center in Princeton for the Conversation Sabbath.
Inaugural meeting of The Goals of Care Coalition of NJ meets ahead of National Healthcare Decisions Day
The inaugural meeting of The Goals of Care Coalition of NJ was held at the NJ Hospital Association in Princeton to announce the formation of the Coalition and launch an initiative to improve end-of-life care throughout NJ.
The New Jersey Healthcare Executive Leadership Academy is a joint initiative to build stronger leadership among physicians and executives from hospitals, post-acute providers and health plans.
Read about the latest news in advocacy from LeadingAge New Jersey.
NJ Governor’s Advisory Council on End-of-Life Care Submits Recommendations to the Governor and Legislature
The Council’s report highlights the need to improve end-of-life care delivery in New Jersey. The Report emphasizes the importance of establishing patient priorities and defining goals of care both through effective communication and better utilization of palliative care is urgent.
Lilo H. Stainton writes on NJ Spotlight about the push to increase end-of-life planning in NJ. Proponents point to higher rate of aggressive medical treatment and higher costs for patients nearing death in the Garden State.
Author Debra Hallisey, in honor of National Healthcare Decisions Day, writes about coming across her father’s advance directive in the Advocate for Mom and Dad website.
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