HealthInsight is hosting a collaborative community event to promote end of life care awareness and the importance of having planning conversations. Patients, families, researchers, providers, policymakers, payers and the local community are invited to this event to participate in interactive presentations and discussions. We will address end of life care issues in Utah and encourage community member input on planning conversations, policy change, and fostering alliances between patients and providers.
At the end of this conference, participants will:
Anthony Back, MD, is professor at the University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and codirects the UW Center for Excellence in Palliative Care with Randy Curtis. He studies patient-clinician communication and interventions to make clinicians more effective. He was the principal investigator for the Oncotalk interventions, wrote Mastering Communication with Seriously Ill Patients with Bob Arnold and James Tulsky, released the first iPhone app for clinician communication skills and is a 2013-2014 Contemplative Studies Fellow of the Mind and Life Institute.
Free for patients, family members, students and community members!
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
For more information and to register, visit their website www.healthinsight.org/eol-summit
|Start Date + Time||April 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am|
|End Date + Time||April 21, 2017 @ 4:00 pm|
|Location||Doty Education Center - Intermountain Medical Center Campus|