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2014-09-11 16:27:49

Extends Daylight IQ(TM) Product Set to Include Advance Care Directives CLEVELAND, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COMS Interactive (also known as Clinical Outcomes Management Systems or COMS), has extended the company's post-acute care offerings with the acquisition of Directed Medical Systems (DMS). The DMS organization is recognized for subject matter expertise in critical care decision support solutions and specifically, Advance Care Directives. The acquisition supports the COMS...

2014-07-29 12:35:58

Poll Reveals Strong Support for Taking Action to Prevent Such Medical Treatment, says Compassion & Choices WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll shows that nearly one out of four older Americans (24%) say that either they or a family member have experienced excessive or unwanted medical treatment, the equivalent of about 25 million people. The survey also reveals that older Americans strongly support holding doctors accountable when they fail to honor...

2014-07-03 11:24:36

BMJ-British Medical Journal It's the right thing to do, and most people want it, say editors The BMJ today calls for Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill, which is expected to receive its second reading in the House of Lords this month, to eventually become law. In an editorial, Dr Fiona Godlee, editor in chief, Dr Tony Delamothe, UK editor and Rosamund Snow, patient editor, say "recognition of an individual's right to determine his or her best interests lies at the heart of this...

2014-07-02 23:01:14

Recent family conflict in the final weeks of radio legend Casey Kasem’s life ended his story with dissonance. Manager of Care Transitions and Social Services Stacy Knipe, LSW, believes such conflict can be reduced and harmony achieved when patients plan the final chapters of life early and speak openly with family members about their healthcare wishes. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Recent family conflict in the final weeks of radio legend Casey Kasem’s life ended his story...

2014-06-27 23:03:53

In a stunning defeat today for proponents of assisted suicide, the New Jersey assisted suicide bill A2270 was pulled from the floor and tabled until September for lack of votes. Not Dead Yet applauded New Jersey disability advocates as press reports credited disability rights opposition for the defeat. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 In a stunning defeat today for proponents of assisted suicide, the New Jersey assisted suicide bill A2270 was pulled from the floor and tabled...

2014-06-06 16:24:12

MONTREAL, June 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Government attempt to pass euthanasia in the National Assembly is illegal, illicit and unconstitutional. For these reasons a Motion for Declaratory Judgment was filed in the Superior Court of Montréal on May 27, 2014 to preventatively challenge articles in the Quebec proposed Bill 52 pertaining to euthanasia. First of all euthanasia is not a medical care. Quebec, a Province of Canada, may only legislate in matters of health, not in...

2014-05-29 15:37:27

Stanford University Medical Center Most physicians would choose a do-not-resuscitate or "no code" status for themselves when they are terminally ill, yet they tend to pursue aggressive, life-prolonging treatment for patients facing the same prognosis, according to a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine to be published May 28 in PLOS ONE. It's a disconnect that needs to be better understood, said VJ Periyakoil, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine and lead...

2014-05-28 12:30:07

MONTRÉAL, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A Motion for Declaratory Judgment was filed in the Superior Court of Montréal on May 27, 2014 to challenge articles in the Quebec proposed Bill 52 pertaining to euthanasia which do not respect the Canadian Constitution or Fundamental Human Rights. Furthermore, euthanasia is not a medical care. Quebec, a Province of Canada, may only legislate in matters of health, not in criminal law. Euthanasia is a crime in Canada. The Plaintiffs are Ms....

2014-05-12 23:01:11

Animal Support is supporting ANNA (Association for Needy and Neglected Animals), a Pennsylvania animal shelter that goes beyond traditional rescue and adoption services for dogs and cats. It also offers an inventive voucher program for discounted and sometimes free spay and neuter services and group recently added a division that rescues and finds adoptive homes for abandoned and neglected horses. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Animal Support, an animal welfare charity cofounded by Dr. Michael...

2014-04-16 12:30:14

Northwestern Medicine educates patients about the importance of advance directives CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While no one wants to think about the possibility that one day their health, or a loved one's, might be compromised and prevent them from making their own health care decisions, it becomes an unfortunate reality for many Americans every day. Today, April 16, is National Healthcare Decisions Day, which is dedicated to raising awareness about the...


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