“An advance care plan says, in the event i’m not able to speak for myself here is the treatment course that I would like, and here are the individuals that can speak for me. The great think about advance care planning is it’s moved into the 21st century…Now there’s a way to do it on your smart phone and do it for free. There are companies including MyDirectives.com that allow you to create an advance care plan for yourself, on your smart phone and share it with your loved ones.” Kerry Weems, former acting CMS Administrator on Talk Media News
Jeff Zucker, CEO and co-founder of MyDirectives joined host Kate Delaney on the America Tonight Podcast to discuss the importance of advance care planning, especially in the midst of our current COVID-19 global health crisis.
“The goal is for people to live with confidence, so if you’re ever in a health crisis someone is going to know someone about you and . That is who speaks for you if you can’t speak for yourself, and more simply what are your goals for care.” – Jeff Zucker, CEO and co-founder of MyDirectives on The Hard Question with Blanquita Cullum
“This isn’t just about coronavirus, but this has brought it front and center for everybody…No one starts saving for retirement at 64, similarly we shouldn’t wait until we’re in the emergency room to outline our healthcare wishes.” – Jeff Zucker, CEO and co-founder of MyDirectives on the Rick Smith Show
“Having an advance care plan, by going to MyDirectives and building out your medical history, outlining what your desired plans are for treatment is a really significant part of being prepared [for COVID-19] right now.” Dr. Brian Yeaman, Medical Director, Clinical Informatics and Workflows on the Karen Hunter Show