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HCIF congratulates the 17 collaborative organizations for all that they accomplished over the last 12 months in the Central PA Palliative Care/POLST Collaborative. The final report sent out last month included program highlights and results. Most noteworthy are the nearly 3,000 individuals trained in POLST, a nearly two-fold increase in the percentage of patients that had an advanced care planning discussion and completion of a POLST form, an increase in the percent of patients with consistency between treatments provided at the end of life to POLST orders, and the implementation of numerous POLST strategies such as POLST policies, triggers and education. Although the collaborative concluded in December, 2015, these organizations are poised to continue their great work towards advancing the use of POLST across the region.