Advance care planning: identifying system-specific barriers and facilitators.

  title={Advance care planning: identifying system-specific barriers and facilitators.},
  author={Neil A Hagen and Jonathan G. Howlett and Nakul Sharma and Patricia D. Biondo and Jayna M. Holroyd-Leduc and Konrad Fassbender and Jessica E. Simon},
  journal={Current oncology},
  volume={22 4},
BACKGROUND Advance care planning (acp) is an important process in health care today. How to prospectively identify potential local barriers and facilitators to uptake of acp across a complex, multi-sector, publicly funded health care system and how to develop specific mitigating strategies have not been well characterized. METHODS We surveyed a convenience sample of clinical and administrative health care opinion leaders across the province of Alberta to characterize system-specific barriers… CONTINUE READING
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