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Changing the Conversation from “What’s the Matter?” to “What Matters?”

A Vision for “What Matters to You?”

What if every clinician, staff member, and community health worker routinely asked, “What matters to you?” — and listened attentively at every encounter with individuals and their family members? What would we learn? How would understanding “What Matters” enhance our ability to develop genuine partnerships with individual patients?

Clinicians, health care staff, and community health workers around the world seek to understand the …

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Whatcom View: Advance directives share key end-of-life decisions

Whatcom View: Advance directives share key end-of-life decisions
By Dr. Bree Johnston
Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald
 

Join other Whatcom residents to participate in The RAMP UP to National Healthcare Decisions Day Event that will be held on March 16 at 5:30 p.m. in Settlemyer Hall at Bellingham Technical College. RAMP UP is intended as a kickoff to an ongoing effort to engage Whatcom County employers to motivate …

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Doctor wants patients to reclaim dying as part of living

Dr. Ira Byock, a national expert on palliative care, will talk about how to live and die well.
When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015
Where: Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Cost: Free
Info:http://washington.providence.org/events/phc/ira-byock-conference/ or
www.providence.org/institute-for-human-caring.

October 25, 2015
Erica Curless The Spokesman-Review

Americans are dying all wrong – spending too much time and money in hospitals and intensive care units receiving invasive treatments instead of enjoying those last, …

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