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Written By Vynca
February 18, 2020 6:00 AM
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Vynca CEO: Technology Supports Goal-Concordant Hospice Care

Physician and entrepreneur Ryan Van Wert, M.D., co-founded Palo Alto, Calif.-based advance care planning solution developer Vynca in 2013 to create tech products to guide and document advance care...
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Written By Ryan Van Wert
January 21, 2020 6:00 AM
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Advance Care Planning Trends to Watch

By Ryan Van Wert, MD
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Written By Vynca
December 17, 2019 6:00 AM
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Vynca and PatientPing Announce Partnership to Integrate Advance Care Plans Into Real-Time Care Collaboration Platform

BOSTON, Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ –Vynca, the nation’s leading advance care planning technology solution and PatientPing, the nation’s leading care collaboration platform, today announced a...
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Written By Vynca
December 3, 2019 6:00 AM
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Embracing End-of-Life Plans Can Lead to Better Skilled Nursing Care — While Reducing Unnecessary Costs

By Lyndee Yamshon from Skilled Nursing News
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Written By Vynca
October 4, 2019 5:00 AM
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Vynca and Five Wishes Partner to Make Advance Directives Digitally Available Across the Care Continuum

PALO ALTO, Calif. and TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vynca, the nation’s leading advance care planning technology solution and Five Wishes, the country’s most preferred advance care...
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Written By Vynca
September 5, 2019 5:00 AM
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Vynca, Cone Health, and Triad Healthcare Network Partner to Improve Advance Care Planning In North Carolina

PALO ALTO, Calif. and GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A little more than one-in-three Americans have advance directives. If your loved one became incapacitated, where would you find...
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Written By Vynca
July 11, 2019 5:00 AM
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Vynca and the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum Announce the LaPOST Registry Is Now Available for Health Care Providers

Health care providers can now electronically submit and access LaPOST forms PALO ALTO, Calif., and BATON ROUGE, La., July 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vynca, the nation’s leading advance care planning...
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Written By Emelia Altschul
June 19, 2019 5:00 AM
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Vynca Raises $10.3 Million in Series B Funding

Will Support Rapid Expansion of Vynca’s Advance Care Planning Solution PALO ALTO, Calif., June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vynca, the nation’s leading advance care planning solution, announced today that...
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Written By Vynca
June 6, 2019 5:00 AM
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Vynca and Ariadne Labs Partner to Bring Serious Illness Conversations to More Patients

PALO ALTO, Calif. and BOSTON, June 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Patients facing serious, life-limiting illness benefit significantly from having conversations with their clinicians about their goals,...
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Written By Vynca
May 30, 2019 5:00 AM
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Vynca and Allegheny Health Network Announce Partnership to Help Honor Patients’ End-of-Life Wishes

PALO ALTO, Calif. and PITTSBURGH, May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Allegheny Health Network (AHN) announced today a partnership with advance care planning technology provider, Vynca, to further assist...
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Written By Vynca
May 7, 2019 5:00 AM
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Vynca And South Carolina Coalition for the Care of The Seriously Ill Collaborate to Enhance End-Of-Life Care

COLUMBIA, S.C. and PALO ALTO, Calif., May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vynca, a provider of advance care planning solutions, and the South Carolina Coalition for the Care of the Seriously Ill (CSI) have...
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Written By Vynca
May 1, 2019 5:00 AM
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Respecting Choices in Advance Care Planning: Here’s How Two Industry Leaders Are Working Together

The South Carolina Coalition for the Care of the Seriously Ill (CSI) has announced that they are teaming up with the leading provider of end-of-life document solutions to aid with respecting choices...
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Written By Vynca
April 24, 2019 5:00 AM
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Helping People Die Better: A Conversation with Vynca’s Emelia Altschul

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Written By Vynca
April 17, 2019 5:00 AM
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National Healthcare Decisions Day 2019

For years I put off completing an advance directive. Even after 30 years in the social work field, I would discuss the importance of this with individuals and their family members. I worked with...
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Written By Vynca
March 31, 2019 5:00 AM
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The Quadruple Aim and National Doctors’ Day

The Triple Aim framework came about in 2007. The goal –  improve the health of a population, enhance the patient experience, and reduce per capita health care costs. The Triple Aim was meant to...
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Written By Vynca
March 15, 2019 5:00 AM
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Patient Safety Awareness Week 2019

Patient Safety Issues with End-of-life Care Patient safety is too often an issue in end-of-life care. This is in part due to the high intensity care delivered towards the end of a patient’s life,...
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Written By Vynca
March 10, 2019 6:00 AM
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Medical Errors and the Role Shared Decision Making Plays for Those with Serious Illness

Can you guess what the third leading cause of death in the United States is? Answer: medical errors. According to a Johns Hopkins study, over 250,000 people die annually due to a medical error. Other...
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Written By Vynca
February 12, 2019 6:00 AM
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The Importance of Advance Care Planning with Cancer Patients

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, a designated time to shed light on the importance of promoting overall health, and utilizing preventative care to diagnose and treat cancer early on....
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Written By Vynca
February 1, 2019 6:00 AM
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A Portfolio to Capture Faculty’s Inventive Side

As faculty members are being considered for promotion, they compile their CVs, including their publications and lists of professional activities, to paint a holistic picture of their academic...
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Written By Vynca
February 1, 2019 6:00 AM
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2019 Is the Year of Patient Engagement. Technology Can Play a Role in Engaging Patients in Advance Care Planning

Advance care planning refers to a lifelong process that enables patients to make important decisions regarding their future health care, in the event they are no longer capable of communicating their...
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