This study, lead by Woody Moss, demonstrates the association of POLST scope of treatment orders and location of death previously reported in Oregon are replicable in West Virginia, a state with different demographic characteristics and different approaches to electronic POLST registration.
National POLST Paradigm Recognizes California as a Mature POLST Paradigm Program
“Oregon has had a large influence on the California POLST Program. It started in New Orleans when Susan Tolle and Pat Dunn facilitated the breakout meeting for California. The fact that you’re on the same coast as us and could easily attend various speaking events over the years amplified that connection. As a result,
our California POLST community identifies with you.” Judy Thomas, CEO, Coalition for Compassionate Care of California.http://www.polst.org/california-polst-paradigm-program-recognized
"POLST: Doing It Better" reaches 5,000+ views
The"POLST: Doing It Better"video was created less than a year ago and has 5,000+ views. This video highlights the intended audience for POLST use and it also reviews some common misconceptions about POLST.
Here are the links to the other the Oregon POLST videos.