Get to Know Me Poster - Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Name:
Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical ICU Project: Get to Know Me Poster

Description:
Poster containing personal information about the patient, including photographs, and preferences.

Category:
Clinical Care Tools - Quality of Life

Source:
Massachusetts General Hospital
Palliative Care Services
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA 02114
www.massgeneral.org

Contact:
J. Andrew Billings, M.D.
jbillings@partners.org

How the grantee used this instrument:
The poster was filled in by family members, and when possible, the patient. It serves as an introduction to those caring for the patient as to their preferences, likes, dislikes, and other useful information. Photos can be included.

Keywords:
Inpatient, care coordination, care plan, care planning, continuity of care, quality of life, emotional well-being, psychological well-being, preferences, values

To use this tool:
Please contact Massachusetts General Hospital for permission to use this tool.

References:
Developed by the Ethics in Clinical Practice Committee, a Massachusetts General Hospital Collaborative Governance Committee.

To view this tool:

Get to Know Me Poster - 1 page pdf
(Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader .)

Posted: July 2006

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.