Colorado Crisis Standards of Care

Palliative Care and Hospice Workgroup

This Workgroup is chaired by Jean Abbott, MD MH, Center for Bioethics and Humanities, CU Anschutz. For additional information regarding this Workgroup, please contact her at Cordt Kassner and Cathy Wagner agreed to facilitate Colorado Hospice Zoom meetings.


Upcoming 7/9/20 Meeting Materials:
   Agenda - v. 7/7/20
   Weekly Colorado Hospice Survey
   The hidden deaths of the COVID Pandemic - specifically related to the elderly
   A Cruel COVID Irony, McKenzie, JAMA Online
   COVID in NYC - What We Could Do Better, Powell and Chuang, AJB
   CDPHE Residential Care Settings Surveillance Testing Strategy & Guidance
   The Moral Determinants of Health, Donald Berwick, MD MPP, JAMA Online
   Watch meeting recording (NA)


6/24/19: Colorado Hospice Work Group Letter and Request

6/18/20 Meeting Materials:

   Newly Approved - Crisis Standards of Care for Palliative Care and Hospice Services, 6/19/20.
   Brochure and meeting recording: Advance Directives: Myths, Facts, and Ethical Issues in the Time of COVID-19. A panel presentation co-sponsored by the Colorado Healthcare Ethics Forum and the University of Colorado Center for Bioethics and Humanites, 6/18/20.
   Sharing the Care Campaign - Ear Bud Drive Info
   Watch meeting recording

6/4/20 Hospice Zoom Meeting:
   Notes (updated 6/25/20)
   Presentation: Crisis Standards of Care: Palliative Care and Hospice, by Dr. Jean Abbott
   Watch meeting recording