(1) the responsiveness of healthcare to the multiple and often nuanced goals of patients with advanced illnesses and their families;
(2) the efficiency with which potentially scarce intensive and palliative healthcare services are delivered.
Patients with serious illness spend more of their time pursuing life goals outside of health care settings.
Health system leaders and clinicians have the real-world evidence necessary to implement interventions that improve patient outcomes.
Payers have high-quality data upon which to base coverage decisions, thereby promoting high-value service provision for patients with serious illness.