POLST Legislation and Education Are Key to Successful Implementation

By: Lisa George, MPH, CHES – Jewish Healthcare Foundation The POLST (Pennsylvania Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment) form has been used in Pennsylvania since 2010 (and the Oregon POLST form in use from 2000 to 2010)—providing a standardized way to translate patients’ wishes for care into actionable medical orders. Given this long history of use, it may be […]