Thursday, Sep 12, 5:30-7:30 PM

Designing A Better End: Transforming the Way We Look at Palliative and End-of-Life Care

LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans
FREE
Getting there
Human Development Center 411 South Prieur Street, New Orleans, LA

The Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at LSU's Manship School in partnership with LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans will host a panel discussion on end-of-life care with healthcare professionals, policymakers and community leaders from across Louisiana on September 12 at the LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. "Designing a Better End: Transforming the Way We Look at Palliative and End-of-Life Care" aims to identify areas of improvement in the industries of palliative and hospice care, as well as other end-of-life and long-term illness services in Louisiana. Palliative care professionals and health policy advocate Torrie Fields will moderate the event. Doors will open at 5:00 PM. Street parking is available. Torrie Fields will be the Fall 2019 Reilly Center Public Policy Fellow. Torrie is the Program Manager of High Value Solutions for Blue Shield of California. She leads the development and implementation of programs and processes at Blue Shield of California that support people with serious illness and their families. In addition, Torrie is a director for the Center to Advance Palliative Care Quality Alignment Hub and is responsible for developing an accountability and measurement framework that will advance access to high-quality serious illness care across settings.