Due to an unavoidable conflict, the time for the webinar: The Potential of Palliative Care for People with Serious Illness by the MAPOC Complex Care Committee will be an hour later than originally scheduled. The webinar will still be on May 9th but will be at 10:30 am. All registered participants should have received an email about the change. Registrants will receive a link to the slides and video after the webinar, whether or not they can attend. We apologize for any inconvenience. Click hereto register.
Palliative care offers great potential to improve and extend the lives of people with serious illness, allowing them to get care at home if they wish, while controlling costs. In addition to her considerable expertise and knowledge, Dr. Diane Meier is an enthusiastic advocate for palliative care. She directs the Center to Advance Palliative Care in addition to her position on the faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Among many awards, she won a 2008 MacArthur Fellowship. Join the MAPOC Complex Care Committee webinar May 9th at 10:30 am to hear from Dr. Meier about the potential of palliative care and how it could benefit seriously ill Connecticut Medicaid members.