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Vital Decisions Economic Impact Methodology Validated by Milliman Inc.

September 16, 2016

Milliman Analysis Reinforces Results of Recent Journal of Palliative Medicine Publication Vital Decisions, a specialist in facilitating more effective Personal Advanced Illness Decision Making for patients and their families, saw their results from a recent Journal of Palliative Medicine (JOPM) study further strengthened today by a report completed by Milliman Inc., a premier global consulting… Read More

Vital Decisions Presents New Data in Journal of Palliative Medicine Underscoring Effectiveness of Advanced Illness Consultation Program

May 24, 2016

Latest Study Demonstrates High Patient Satisfaction and Cost Savings With A More Comprehensive Approach to Advance Illness Planning Vital Decisions, a specialist in facilitating more effective Personal Advanced Illness Decision Making for patients and their families, presented new data in the June issue of the Journal of Palliative Medicine confirming the effectiveness of an enhanced… Read More

Vital Decisions Highlighted in Brookings Institute Paper on “Disruptive Entrepreneurship Transforming U.S. Health Care”

April 13, 2015

Vital Decisions has been featured in Brookings Institute’s recently published paper examining how disruptive entrepreneurship is positively impacting U.S. health care market. The paper chronicles various startup companies, including Vital Decisions, and how they are improving the quality and value of care that is provided by the country’s health care delivery system. In addition, the… Read More

Vital Decisions Summarizes IOM “Dying in America” Report and Offers Real Time Solutions For Individuals Near the End-Of-Life

October 2, 2014

On September 17, 2014 The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a 507 page report entitled “Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences near End-of-Life”. The study was conducted by a 21 member committee comprised of experts in many fields of study including palliative care and hospice, ethics, clinical decision making, public policy. Their… Read More

Vital Decisions Featured on NPR’s The Pulse: Living Well with an Advanced Illness is Possible

June 30, 2014

Vital Decisions, a health care counseling organization, providing counseling services to advanced illness patients near end-of-life, through healthcare providers is featured on National Public Radio’s, The Pulse. Operator? N.J. Business, Insurers Take on End-of-life Discussions With Patients By Phone, is an inside look at Vital Decisions Living Well Program. Through this telephonic program, effective communication… Read More

Vital Decisions Revolutionary Program Empowering Advanced Illness Patients Featured in Benefits Magazine

May 12, 2014

Benefits Magazine has chosen Vital Decisions Living Well Program for their June cover story, online in May. High Quality Communication Critical for Advanced Illness Patients, written by Chief Revenue Officer, Matthew Patella describes the many issues faced today by patients with advanced illness and their families. “Powerful cultural, religious or other deep-seated behavioral barriers can… Read More