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National Leaders Calling For Progress In Improving Advanced Illness Care

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The 2015 National Summit on Advanced Illness Care: Driving Change through Leadership, Evidence and Action, begins today in Washington, D.C., at the Institute of Medicine’s National Academy of Sciences. The two-day summit—convened by the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC)—comes at a time of rising national attention on how…

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C-TAC Appoints Two New Board Members

Nancy Brown, CEO of American Heart Association and Rev. Dr. Major Lewis Jemison, Senior Pastor of St. John Missionary Baptist Church Bring Experience and Commitment to C-TAC Nov. 20, 2014—The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) appointed two new members to its Board of Directors:  Nancy Brown, of the American Heart Association (AHA) and Rev.…

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IOM Report Statement

STATEMENT FROM Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) September 17, 2014 The report released today by the Institute of Medicine, Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life, marks a critical milestone in the evolution of how we care for the sickest and most vulnerable people in this country.…

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Statement on IOM “Dying In America” Report

September 17, 2014  The report released today by the Institute of Medicine, Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life, marks a critical milestone in the evolution of how we care for the sickest and most vulnerable people in this country. Meaningful dialogue around this topic must increase on…

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California Quality Collaborative’s Take Accountability for Ambulatory Care Transitions (TAACT)

California Quality Collaborative’s post-discharge readmissions collaborative- Take Accountability for Ambulatory Care Transitions (TAACT)- offers you an opportunity to assess your needs, build a plan for action, and measure your improvement through interactive and hands-on Learning Sessions and Action Periods. CQC’s Readmissions Collaborative begins on June 26, 2014 in Anaheim, California.   The collaborative includes: 3…

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Topics in Healthcare Symposium

The California Quality Collaborative and the California HealthCare Foundation are presenting a Topics In Healthcare Symposium on June 12, 2014 in Anaheim, California. The two sessions of the Symposium will convene professionals across the healthcare continuum to learn about and exchange new ideas around the role that outpatient palliative care programs play in readmission prevention…

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C-TAC Featured in Bipartisan Roundtable

Bipartisan Leaders of Senate Committee on Aging Roundtable Raising Awareness around Advanced Illness Care C-TAC’s Bill Novelli Joins AHIP Foundation’s Carmella Bocchino to Discuss Advanced Care Delivery with Senate Leaders  With more Americans living longer and as Baby Boomers begin to age, the Senate Committee on Aging today convened experts in all aspects of care…

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C-TAC Featured in Bipartisan Senate Aging Committee Roundtable

Bipartisan Leaders of Senate Committee on Aging Roundtable Raising Awareness around Advanced Illness Care C-TAC’s Bill Novelli Joins AHIP Foundation’s Carmella Bocchino to Discuss Advanced Care Delivery with Senate Leaders  With more Americans living longer and as Baby Boomers begin to age, the Senate Committee on Aging today convened experts in all aspects of care…

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C-TAC News Bulletin March & April 2014

 Things are humming at C-TAC central.  Important Coalition events are being scheduled and momentum for our shared vision continues to build.  This bulletin highlights our progress in only a select number of areas, but expect more in subsequent issues.  Most importantly, C-TAC is pleased to announce our 2nd National Summit on Advanced Illness Care!  Mark Your…

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