OPR is so excited to announce our partnership with OCCSHYN, EMSC and Beyond Lucid Technologies to develop and operate the HERO Kids Registry. A first of its kind registry that relays medical information for special needs children to providers during an emergency. Read more about HERO Kids here.
Report highlights: Almost half a million forms entered into the Registry to date The most calls to the POLST Hotline in 2020 than any previous year Over 16,000 total calls made in a crisis to the POLST Hotline More non-urgent POLST form requests than any other year The launch of our new registry platform withContinue reading “Now Available: 2020 OPR Annual Report”
The Oregon POLST Registry (OPR) successfully completed the launch of its new and upgraded data platform after more than a year in its design and logistical development. Abby Dotson, PhD – Director of OPR coordinated this seamless launch last weekend. Recognizing that the operating platform was more than 10 years old, the OHSU Center forContinue reading “OPR launches new data platform!”
On September 24th, the Oregon POLST Coalition endorsed the efforts of our member organizations to stand against systemic racism and injustice by adopting our Statement Against Discrimination in End-of-Life Care. The Coalition honors diversity and supports inclusion in the care of people who are nearing the end of their lives. The POLST Program continues to expandContinue reading “Oregon POLST Coalition Adopts Statement Against Discrimination in End-of-Life Care”
If your POLST orders more than 10 years old, it may be time for a conversation with your provider. Medical orders require periodic review and it is the policy of the Oregon POLST Registry to remove POLST forms that are 10 years old from the Registry. Forms signed by a healthcare provider more than 10Continue reading “10 year old POLST forms in the Registry”