In this study in NEJM Catalyst, WellSpan Health adopted a systemwide approach to implement team-based advance care planning processes.

In this study in NEJM Catalyst, WellSpan Health, an integrated system of eight hospitals and more than 170 outpatient locations, adopted a systemwide approach to implement team-based advance care planning (ACP) processes, and create a remote response team to help high-risk patients with COVID-19 with ACP. They found that systematic ACP lead to proactive decision-making for treatment preferences by patients and their family members, and can reduce unwanted medical interventions and the cost of care.

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