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How POLST Forms Clarify Wishes

The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) program, designed to improve end of life care in Illinois, is on its way to implementation. Health care professionals met at Rush University Medical Center this week to discuss the form’s development and strategies for raising public awareness. Julie Goldstein, M.D., a clinical ethicist and palliative care physician at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, […]

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POLST Illinois Moves Forward

The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) program, designed to improve the quality of end of life care, is on its way to Illinois. Health care professionals met at Rush University Medical Center Thursday to discuss the form’s development and strategies for raising public awareness. The Chicago End-of-Life Care Coalition sponsored the discussion led by Julie Goldstein, M.D., a clinical […]

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