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NCIOM Task Force Recommendations Address Acute Needs of Those Touched by Serious Illness During COVID-19
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NCIOM Task Force Recommendations Address Acute Needs of Those Touched by Serious Illness During COVID-19

President and CEO of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) Adam J. Zolotor, MD, DrPH, shares that some of the recommendations from the NCIOM Task Force

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Nurses by the Numbers
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Nurses by the Numbers

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. With nurses working around the clock on the

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Serious Illness Coalition applauds NC General Assembly, Governor, and Secretary of State for giving people more flexibility in preparing important legal health care documents
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Serious Illness Coalition applauds NC General Assembly, Governor, and Secretary of State for giving people more flexibility in preparing important

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2020 CONTACT:Marsha Van Hecke, 336-638-1937 or marsha@ncsicoalition.org RALEIGH – In COVID-19 response bills that unanimously passed the NC House and Senate,

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Isolation, variable care, now a pandemic for nation’s most vulnerable
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Isolation, variable care, now a pandemic for nation’s most vulnerable

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps through North Carolina, acute care hospitals have been a focal point of state policy and aid. However, one of the

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Support Changes in Advance Health Care Directives
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Support Changes in Advance Health Care Directives

NC House Working Groups have been meeting for several weeks now and have heard numerous presentations about the impact of COVID-19 on many segments of

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National Healthcare Decisions Day Goes Virtual
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National Healthcare Decisions Day Goes Virtual

National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) has promoted and supported advance care planning (ACP) on April 16thevery year since its inception in 2008. This day after

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) health impacts factored by age
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) health impacts factored by age

4,226 COVID-19 cases were reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as of March 16 and the organization released a preliminary report showing how

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Video: Care for Children with Serious Illnesses
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Video: Care for Children with Serious Illnesses

NINR recently released a two and half minute video that provides a straightforward overview of pediatric palliative care for families, providers and organizations. This consumer-friendly

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NC Roadmap to Improving Serious Illness Care from AARP
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NC Roadmap to Improving Serious Illness Care from AARP

https://vimeo.com/403369124 Password to access: AARP Task Force member Janna Pogers, member of the Duke Children’s Hospital Patient Advisory Council, emphasizes the importance of the family

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