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Honoring Choices Wisconsin

Newsletter – Current Issue

March 5, 2018

Wisconsin Medical Society leads efforts to create Advance Directive Registry
The Wisconsin Medical Society has been working with the state legislature on LRB 5134/1, which would allow for the creation of a statewide directory for advance directives, health care powers of attorney and other critical documents. Read more.

Honoring Choices Wisconsin / Respecting Choices collaborate
Wisconsin Medical Society leadership made the determination last fall to shift the strategic focus of Honoring Choices Wisconsin away from facilitator training and support services for advance care planning (ACP) staff, and towards advocacy, leadership engagement and community coalition building. Read more.

Plan now for National Healthcare Decisions Week, April 16-22
National Healthcare Decisions Week is less than two months away making now the time to plan events and activities to promote a better public understanding of advance care planning. Read more.

Partnership aims to increase advance care planning in Milwaukee
In an effort to reduce hospital readmission rates and improve the health care experience for patients and their families, the Milwaukee Transitions of Care Coalition (TOCC) teamed up last fall with Honoring Choices Wisconsin (HCW) to further its advance care planning (ACP) initiative. Read more.

2018 National Share the Experience Call for Abstracts
Respecting Choices (RC) is excited to announce the second National Share the Experience conference October 23-26 in Bloomington, Minnesota. Read more.

Welch joins PCNOW Board of Directors
Wisconsin Medical Society Vice President of Public Affairs Peter Welch has joined the Board of Directors for the Palliative Care Network of Wisconsin (PCNOW). Read more.

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