The Blog to Transform Advanced Care

Advancing Care through Innovation, Observation and Collaboration.


C-TAC Co-Hosts Bipartisan, Bicameral Event to Improve Advanced Illness Care

Today, the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) co-hosted an event on Capitol Hill highlighting the need for policy change to improve advanced illness and end-of-life care. The event was co-hosted by AARP, American Heart Association, Alzheimer’s Association, Capital Caring, LeadingAge, the National Coalition on Health Care, the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation, and The…

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C-TAC Guest Edits Spring Issue of Generations

This week, the American Society on Aging released the spring 2017 issue of its journal, Generations, featuring guest editors Bill Novelli, Co-Chair of C-TAC’s Board of Directors, and Raca Banerjee, former Policy & Clinical Models Program Manager at C-TAC. The issue focuses on the current landscape around end-of-life care, how advocates are working to change the culture…

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C-TAC’s 2017 Webinar Series

C-TAC is announcing its 2017 webinar series focusing on C-TAC’s multidisciplinary work across the healthcare field. We invite you to hear from leaders in the advanced care field on new innovations in care delivery, implementation, community outreach and more.  Learn more about the different webinars and sigh up here.

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The Dual Nature of Hope at the End of Life

It is time for a new understanding of how clinicians discuss hope with patients with advanced illness. Traditionally, clinicians do whatever they can to support hope for recovery in their patients. However, many clinicians fear discussing poor prognoses honestly with their patients, families, and caregivers will destroy what we call focused hope, the tangible hope of…

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Former Senate Leaders Daschle and Frist to Co-Chair 2017 C-TAC Summit

Today, the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) announced former U.S. Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle (D-SD) and Bill Frist (R-TN) will co-chair the 2017 National Summit on Advanced Illness Care. The event is the largest gathering of healthcare leaders from around the country working to ensure people with advanced illness received comprehensive, high-quality, person-centered…

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Introducing the Blog to Transform Advanced Care

C-TAC is proud to unveil our new blog (to transform Advanced Care), or B-TAC, where you can find the latest developments in the advanced care world. We invite you to stay up to date with C-TAC’s progress on our key initiatives around improving patient-centered care, developing caregiver resources, increasing community engagement, and addressing the cost…

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C-TAC Develops Blueprint for Faith Community Engagement Around Advanced Illness

C-TAC Develops Blueprint for Faith Community Engagement Around Advanced Illness   Friday, March 17, 2017 – The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) released a blueprint for how faith leaders can develop stronger partnerships with community stakeholders and change how we deliver care for people with advanced illness. The blueprint outlines information for developing sustainable partnerships…

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