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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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Jan 10 2013

E-mail Alerts Increase Likelihood of Talking About Advanced Medical Directives

You know those mornings when you set your alarm extra early, but then you hit snooze again and again until it finally annoys you enough to you get up?

Apparently, this works on doctors too.

According to a new piece in the Atlantic, the Journal of Clinical Oncology recently published a new study finding that email alerts increased the chances of doctors talking with terminally ill patients about their end-of-life wishes and subsequently, making decisions about the care they desired.

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