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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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Jul 31 2012

Trend Alert: Medical Directive Tattoos?

The nature of our work means that we understand why people would go to great lengths to ensure their end of life wishes are known to loved ones.

In fact, that’s the reason why we’re around -- to get more people to think about this stuff and make their decisions clear.

But we have to admit when we heard about people getting tattoos to convey medical wishes or conditions -- even we were little surprised.

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