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Jun 23 2014

With Both Feet Forward

Information technology (IT) progress in healthcare, while rapidly advancing, is often stifled by healthcare providers still holding on to the remnants of old business plans. With only one foot tentatively standing on the side of new healthcare technology, healthcare providers are missing valuable opportunities to provide better care to their patients.

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Apr 16 2014

It’s National Healthcare Decisions Day!

National Healthcare Decisions Day, happening today, April 16, is an entire day dedicated to educating people across the country about advance care planning. MyDirectives has partnered with more than 1,500 fellow organizations helping to raise awareness about the need for advance directives. We sat down with the founder of NHDD for a short interview.

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Apr 9 2014

5 ways to Celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day

Those of you who are familiar with the MyDirectives family and our mission know that we believe every person is the spokesperson for his/her own future. Part of this future involves advocating for your own healthcare decisions. After all, life throws you curveballs everyday, and you should be the one to determine how you're going to knock it out of the park. Next Wednesday, April 16, marks the 7th Annual Healthcare Decisions Day, a day dedicated to “inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning.” We are proud to join with more than 1,500 state and national organizations as partners in this movement as together, we seek to share the benefits of creating an advance directive with people across America. 

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