June 20, 2018
The PAIR Center's Nina O’Connor, MD, Chief of Palliative Care for Penn Medicine, discusses Palliative Connect, a predictive analytics-driven program, developed in collaboration with Penn Data Science and the Palliative Care Program. Starting as a small pilot, Palliative Connect is now in clinical practice at two Penn Medicine hospitals.
Source: Penn Medicine News Blog
February 28, 2018
Director Scott D. Halpern gives a plenary talk on the use of nudges in critical care at the 47th Critical Care Congress.
February 8, 2018
The Cambia Health Foundation publication "Palliative Care Centers in the U.S.: Emergence, Lessons Learned and Advice from Pioneers" highlights the work of the PAIR Center as helping to transform the palliative care delivery system in the US.
July 22nd, 2017
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss how many Americans have advance directives regarding their medical care.
Source: CBS News
July 13, 2017
In a WTOP-FM interview, July issue author Katherine Courtright explains why only one in three US adults complete advance directives for end-of-life care.
June 24, 2017
Doctors at the University of Pennsylvania treated 10 patients on the organ transplant waiting list with a Hepatitis C infected kidney. All 10 got the virus and were treated with one pill for 12 weeks. Today, all 10 are healthy with functioning kidneys.
Source: NBC Nightly News
February 25, 2016
David Laibson, PhD, Punam A. Keller, PhD, and Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD discuss difficulties and barriers that prevent people from completing advance directives.
Source: NEJM Catalyst
August 9, 2017
How well can doctors and nurses really predict the outcomes of their ICU patients? In this episode, Dr. Scott Halpern from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine, discusses how he and he colleagues explored the discriminative accuracy of ICU physicians and nurses in predicting the outcomes patients.
April 9th, 2014
Carrie Colla, Scott Halpern, and Bruce Landon discuss decision making regarding low-value care in a video roundtable moderated by Atul Gawande.