How Doctors Tell Patients They're Dying | Being Mortal | FRONTLINE
Published on Feb 13, 2015
When Clyde Earle checked into a hospital expecting to return home, his doctor, Kathy Selvaggi, had to deliver some bad news. Our film “Being Mortal” explores issues of death, aging, and what is important in the last days of life.
Communication, empathy, & serious illness: Anthony Back at TEDxUofW
Published on Jun 17, 2014
Tony is Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington, where he is a practicing oncologist and researcher. His research focuses on how doctors communicate with patients about serious illness—and it’s uncovered some crucial gaps in what doctors say and what patients retain. With funding from the National Cancer Institute, Livestrong, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, Arthur Vining Davis Foundation, and others, he is working on a new paradigm of communication. In addition, he created and launched the first iOS app, VitalTalk, designed to help doctors, available in the iTunes store. To disseminate this work, he launched the nonprofit VitalTalk, to take a social entrepreneurship approach to transforming the way doctors communicate.
The future of patient-centered care: Dave Moen at TEDxUMN
Published on Aug 9, 2012
David Moen, M.D., is starting a healthcare strategy and physician leadership consulting company based in Stillwater, MN. At the time of this talk, he was President of Fairview Physician Associates (FPA) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. FPA is a provider network of more than 1,300 members that is affiliated with Fairview Health Services, an integrated health system of more than 20,000 employees and 3,000 aligned physicians. As President of FPA, Dave led the development of Fairview Health Network—an integrated, multi-specialty provider network built on the belief that providers are in the best position to transform care. Dr. Moen has held various leadership roles including medical lead for Fairview in partnership with Target Corporation, medical director of emergency and urgent care at Fairview Lakes Medical Center, member of the Executive Committee of the Fairview Lakes Health Services Board of Directors, member of the Board of Directors for Lakes Region Emergency Medical Services and board member for the Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians.