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Welcome to the MOLST Update Archive! The MOLST Update is an eNewsletter is dedicated to providing up-to-date information on MOLST and eMOLST and aims to support shared medical decision-making that is well informed. Frequently asked questions and key educational resources for clinicians, patients, families and caregivers are highlighted. The eNewsletter provides a platform for recognizing the outstanding work being accomplished by eMOLST Champions statewide and for members of the MOLST Statewide Implementation Team to share their insights.

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Jul - Dec 2019

  • November

    • Adopt My Family’s Thanksgiving Tradition
    • eMOLST & ABBYY
    • eMOLST Champion: The Maplewood
  • October

    • MOLST is Signed, Now What?
    • Community Principles of Pain Management Updated 2019
    • eMOLST Champion: Christine Wilkins, PhD, LCSW
  • September

    • ECHO MOLST Moving to Wednesdays for Fall 2019 Clinic Series
    • Share the Voice of the Patient and the Family
    • eMOLST Champion: Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital


Jan - Jun 2019

  • February

    • Updates to the NYSDOH MOLST Form and NYS Public Health Law
    • ECHO MOLST Returning for Spring 2019 Clinic Series
    • Coming in 2019: eMOLST UI/UX Update


Jul - Dec 2018

  • December

    • 2018 in Review
    • 2018 eMOLST Growth
    • eMOLST Champion: Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY)
  • September

    • Share Feedback on Draft MOLST Form Revisions
    • ECHO MOLST Launches September 13
    • eMOLST Champion: Allison “Allie” Zambito


Jan - Jun 2018

  • June

    • Addressing MSSNY Concerns Regarding eMOLST Registry
    • Authority of Nurse Practitioners Expanded
    • Dr. Bomba Earns eMOLST Honor
  • April

    • Patients Deserve a Statewide NY Registry for Health Care Proxies and eMOLST
    • CompassionAndSupport.org Gets Complete Overhaul and Gains Sister Site, MOLST.org
    • eMOLST Champion: Meg Greco, MPA
  • March

    • New NP Bill Aligns with Current NYSPHL
    • Respecting Choices: A Systematic Review of Published Evidence
    • eMOLST Champion: Sam Rueby
  • January

    • Combined Health Care Proxy and eMOLST Registry Bill Introduced
    • Next Steps on New Nurse Practitioner Law
    • eMOLST Champion: Call9


Jul - Dec 2017

  • December

    • Authority of Nurse Practitioners Expanded
    • The Patron Saint of New York’s MOLST
    • eMOLST Champion: UHS Senior Living at Ideal
  • November

    • Adopt My Family’s Thanksgiving Tradition
    • ECHO MOLST: Why, What and How
    • eMOLST Champion: UHS Palliative Care Team
  • October

    • eMOLST Integration Options With EMR
    • MOLST for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
    • eMOLST Champion: United Health Services
  • September

    • Physician Assisted Suicide: Not a Constitutional Right
    • Construction Ahead! CompassionAndSupport.org Website Revision
    • eMOLST Champion: Carolyn Kazdan, MHSA, NHA


Jan - Jun 2017

  • June

    • Please Support eMOLST Legislation
    • Changing the Culture of Advanced Illness and End-of-Life Care
    • eMOLST Champion: Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • April

    • Upstate New York Survey Reveals Gap Between Knowledge and Action
    • Conversations Change Lives. Start Your Conversation Today!
    • eMOLST Champion: Katie Orem, MPH
  • March

    • Know Your Choices. Share Your Wishes.
    • Study Confirms Positive Impact of Thoughtful End-of-Life Conversations
    • eMOLST Champion: South Point Plaza Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  • January

    • JAMDA Article Highlights Need for Multidimensional Approach to MOLST & eMOLST Implementation
    • Top 10 Reasons to Use eMOLST
    • eMOLST Champion: NYU Langone Medical Center


Jul - Dec 2016

  • December

    • eMOLST Enhancements in 2016
    • IPRO’s CMS Special Innovation Project on Transforming End of Life Care on Long Island: A Year in Review
    • eMOLST Champion: John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
  • November

    • Adopt My Family’s Thanksgiving Tradition
    • Community Conversations on Compassionate Care
    • eMOLST Champion: St. Ann’s Community IT Team
  • October

    • Measure What Patients Want
    • Dr. Patricia Bomba Receives Prestigious Recognition and Award
    • eMOLST Champion: Rochester RHIO
  • August

    • Legislative Update
    • Lessons Learned in South Korea
    • eMOLST Champion: NY-RAH


Jan - Jun 2016

  • June

    • South Korean Officials Praise NY MOLST and eMOLST
    • Bill Introduced to Establish a Statewide eMOLST Registry
    • eMOLST Champion: Orange Regional Medical Center
  • April

    • New National Survey Reports on Barriers to Advance Care Planning Discussions
    • Bill Introduced to Authorize Nurse Practitioners to Execute NY MOLST
    • eMOLST Champion: Greg Smalter
  • March

    • National Healthcare Decisions Day
    • Update on Dying in America
    • eMOLST Champion: Watertown Internists, PC
  • February

    • National POLST Paradigm: The Next Phase
    • Pew Trust POLST Paradigm Toolkit
    • eMOLST Champion: Kaleida
  • January

    • eMOLST Growth & Enhancements in 2015
    • IPRO Launches Successful Transforming End-of-Life Care Initiative
    • eMOLST Champion: Iroquois Nursing Home


Jul - Dec 2015

  • December

    • IPRO Awarded Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Special Innovation Project to Improve End-of-Life Care
    • A Community-Based Approach to Advance Care Planning to Honor End-of-Life Wishes
    • eMOLST Champion: Sara Butterfield, RN, BSN, CPHQ, CCM
  • November

    • CMS Supports Advance Care Planning
    • Adopt My Family Thanksgiving Tradition: Share What Matters Most
    • eMOLST Champion: Dr. Emma Fattakhov
  • October

    • The Value of Empathy
    • End of Life Discussions: A Terminal Patient’s Perspective
    • eMOLST Champion: Alfredo Torres, MD, FACP
  • September

    • Clinicians Are Obligated to Follow MOLST
    • MOLST and FHCDA
    • eMOLST Champion: Jonathan Karmel, Esq.
  • July

    • Let’s Talk About Death, Dying & Living
    • Children & Advance Care Planning
    • eMOLST Champion: Nancy Girard, D.O.


Jan - Jun 2015

  • June

    • Welcome to New York’s MOLST Update
    • Lessons Learned from New York State
    • eMOLST Champion: St. Ann’s Community

 

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