Provider Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Operations and Quality Improvement Project
To establish a statewide system for seriously ill, frail elders to have conversations with loved ones and health providers regarding goals of care and specific life sustaining treatments by having the patient's choices documented on a POLST form (medical orders) as the patient moves among different care settings before they die.
Amount Awarded: $10,441
Award Date: 9/8/2014
Time Frame: 10/1/2014 - 3/31/2015