OPR Webinar: July 14, 2021

New Innovations: The New Oregon POLST Registry Platform Expands Access and Informs Quality Improvement This free web presentation will be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 12:00PM (PDT) As part of Oregon’s ongoing commitment to freely share our successes and struggles in creating a process that records and honors the treatment goals of those with serious illnesses whoContinue reading “OPR Webinar: July 14, 2021”

OPR to Partner with OCCSHYN, EMSC and Beyond Lucid Technologies on the new HERO Kids Registry!

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.

Now Available: 2020 OPR Annual Report

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”

OPR launches new data platform!

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!”

Oregon POLST Coalition Adopts Statement Against Discrimination in End-of-Life Care

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”