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Written By Vynca
October 17, 2018 5:00 AM
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Legacy Health Adopts Vynca Technology to Improve Advance Care Planning for Patients

PALO ALTO, Calif. & PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vynca, a provider of advance care planning solutions, and Legacy Health, a locally owned nonprofit healthcare organization, have collaborated to...
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Written By Vynca
October 5, 2018 5:00 AM
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Q&A with The Carolinas Center

Can you give me a brief overview of Mind My Heath and how it came about?
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Written By Vynca
September 1, 2018 5:00 AM
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Politics Once Again Shining Light on End-of-Life Care

Back in April, it was former First Lady Barbara Bush. Just the past few days, Arizona Senator John McCain. Comfort care, discontinue medical treatment, and other similar phrases have been thrown...
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Written By Ryan Van Wert
August 16, 2018 5:00 AM
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Four Key Components of a Successful Advance Care Planning Program

By Ryan Van Wert, MD
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Written By Vynca
July 25, 2018 5:00 AM
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Vynca and Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum Partner to Implement Statewide Electronic End-of-Life Medical Orders Registry

PALO ALTO, Calif. & BATON ROUGE, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vynca, a provider of advance care planning solutions, and the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum (Quality Forum) have established a collaboration...
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Written By Vynca
June 25, 2018 5:00 AM
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This Palo Alto Startup Is Partnering with Sutter Health to Change How We Die

By Kevin Truong San Francisco Business Times
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Written By Vynca
May 9, 2018 5:00 AM
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Sutter Health and Vynca Work Together to Clarify Patients’ End-of-Life Care Choices

Collaboration provides clinicians throughout the Sutter Health network access to consistent, actionable and comprehensive advance care planning tools. SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Sutter Health, a leading...
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Written By Vynca
March 24, 2018 5:00 AM
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Our Journey to Winning the ONC Patient Matching Challenge

By Frank Wang, PhD
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Written By Ryan Van Wert
January 2, 2018 6:00 AM
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Advance Care Planning Trends to Watch in 2018

By Ryan Van Wert, MD
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Written By Vynca
December 14, 2017 6:00 AM
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Q&A with Amy Vandenbroucke

The National POLST Paradigm is a voluntary approach to end of life planning that emphasizes eliciting, documenting and honoring the treatment preferences of seriously ill or frail individuals using a...
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Written By Vynca
December 5, 2017 6:00 AM
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Electronic Registry Upgrade Helps to Foster Greater Compliance with Patient End-of-Life Wishes in Oregon

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Written By Vynca
November 9, 2017 6:00 AM
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HHS Names Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge Winners

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced the winners of the Patient Matching Algorithm Challenge.
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Written By Vynca
October 9, 2017 5:00 AM
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Technology Speeds Access to Patients’ End-of-Life Wishes

Just four hours earlier, Sallie Cutler had been sharing Mother’s Day lunch with her mom, Alyce Cheatham.
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Written By Vynca
September 27, 2017 5:00 AM
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Vynca and The Carolinas Center Collaborate on Technology Platform for Consumers to Store and Share Healthcare Wishes

PALO ALTO, Calif. & RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vynca, a provider of advance care planning solutions, and The Carolinas Center, a nonprofit serving a network of hospices and palliative care...
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Written By Vynca
September 14, 2017 5:00 AM
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Vynca & Sutter Health Collaborate to Help Honor Patients’ End-of-Life Wishes

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vynca, a provider of sustainable advance care planning solutions, and Sutter Health, a not-for-profit health care network in Northern California, today announced a...
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Written By Vynca
August 8, 2017 5:00 AM
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Registry Aims to Put Terminally Ill Patients in Control of Treatment

The Delaware Health Information Network, a statewide health information exchange, is implementing an end-of-life registry that captures medical orders that describe the scope of treatment planned for...
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Written By Vynca
August 2, 2017 5:00 AM
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Vynca And Delaware Health Information Network Partner to Implement End-Of-Life Medical Orders Registry

ALO ALTO, Calif. & DOVER, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vynca, provider of sustainable advance care planning solutions, and Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN), the nation’s first statewide health...
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Written By Vynca
July 12, 2017 5:00 AM
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How Digital Health Innovators Are Changing the Status Quo for End-Of-Life Planning

Benjamin Franklin famously wrote that “nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” And yet the inherent optimism of human nature causes us to avoid talking about the inescapable truth...
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Written By Vynca
June 14, 2017 5:00 AM
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End-Of-Life Care Wishes Can Be Overlooked if Forms Can’t Be Found in a Crisis

OHSU has taken a new step in making sure that end-of-life care wishes of OHSU patients are honored, creating a new feature where health professionals can electronically find any Physician Orders for...
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Written By Vynca
June 9, 2017 5:00 AM
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Dichotomous Endings: A Physician’s Personal Reflection

My grandfather was the patriarch of his family, at the center of a tightknit Lebanese immigrant community in Toronto, Canada. Some of my warmest childhood memories are from Sundays at my...
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