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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01HX002062-01A2
Title: Promoting Advance Care Planning as a Healthy Behavior
Principal Investigator:

Terri R. Fried

Location: West Haven, CT
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2017 - April 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $74,820
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,046,527
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The recent Institute of Medicine report “Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences near the End of Life” endorses advance care planning (ACP) as a key component of quality healthcare. In contrast to the prevailing model of engaging only individuals with serious illness in ACP, it proposes a continuous process, starting earlier in the lifespan with individuals in good health. Such an approach helps to prepare the individual for more in-depth discussions and treatment...



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