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08/17/2017

Texas Outlaws DNR Orders Written without Consent

The Texas Legislature has passed and the Governor has signed S.B.11.  This effectively bans non-consensual DNR orders.  Look for my analysis of this legislation and its relationship to TADA at ICEL2, next month in Halifax.

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08/17/2017

An Evening with Ira Byock – 20th Anniversary of "Dying Well"

Register at End of Life University for An Evening with Ira Byock - 20th Anniversary of  "Dying Well" on Monday, August 21, 2017.

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08/16/2017

Quinlan at 40: Exploring the Right to Die in the U.S.

In November 2016, the Georgia State University College of Law hosted a symposium: "Quinlan at 40: Exploring the Right to Die in the U.S." Four published articles from this symposium are now available from the law review's website. Distinctive Facto...

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08/15/2017

Unbefriended and Unrepresented: Better Medical Decision Making for Incapacitated Patients without Healthcare Surrogates

The Georgia State University Law Review has posted a PDF of my new 98-page article, "Unbefriended and Unrepresented: Better Medical Decision Making For Incapacitated Patients Without Healthcare Surrogates." The purpose of this Article is to help impro...

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08/14/2017

Minnesota Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD)— Lessons Learned in Oregon and Colorado

Join me on Friday, September 29 for "Minnesota Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD)— Lessons Learned in Oregon and Colorado."



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08/14/2017

570,000 Use Medicare Coverage for Advance Care Planning

Data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services shows that more than 570,000 beneficiaries used advance care planning appointments in 2016, the first year such services were billable. Earlier CMS data showed that 220,000 people had parti...

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08/13/2017

Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities – 20 Years Later

20 years ago, the Presidential Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry released its report Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.  A key message in the report is to make healthcare information...

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08/13/2017

Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities – 20 Years Later

20 years ago, the Presidential Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry released its report Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities.  A key message in the report is to make healthcare information...

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08/12/2017

Potentially Inappropriate Care in the ICU (video)

A few weeks ago, Emory posted this video of Gabe Bosslet discussing "Potentially Inappropriate Care in the ICU." This is a great overview of the 2015 Five Society Policy Statement.

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08/11/2017

Health Law Workshops at Harvard Law School

I am delighted to participate in this year's Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics Workshop at Harvard Law School.  The workshop provides a forum for discussion of new scholarship in these fields from the world's leading experts. Harvar...

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