Remember the three P’s of advance directives: partner, plan, protect.
Those represent the ways your health care organization can support patients dealing with a terminal illness and fulfill their desired framework for handling it.
The following infographic from Emmi Solutions offers insight about this process that can help focus your communication efforts in a way to better accommodate patients, while raising the awareness of the staff members who interact with them. Highlights include:
- The accuracy of doctors’ knowledge regarding their patients’ wishes
- The percentage of patients who want advance directives
- The obstacles preventing patients from having their say
- Preferences regarding the extent and quality of care
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