Widespread change in advance care planning requires that health care facilities and systems change current practices in counseling patients, recording plans, and transferring records of plans made. To this end, organizations can set many goals for advance care planning. Here are a few goals that are reasonable, based on what others have achieved.
5.1.1 Case Study - Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center
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