Advance Care Planning, Palliative Care & MOLST
Katie Orem, MPH
"Patient Education Forum"
October 14, 2017
Ms. Orem's presentation is based on New York State laws and regulations and is not applicable in other jurisdictions.
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About Ms. Orem:
Katie Orem is the eMOLST (Electronic Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment) administrator
York State and the geriatrics and palliative care program manager at Excellus BlueCross
BlueShield. She has
been working on the New York MOLST program, palliative, and end-of-life care and advance care planning
over ten years. She’s involved with the planning, execution, and presentation of numerous training
sessions focused on MOLST, eMOLST and advance care planning for professionals, as well as patients &
assisted many facilities across New York State in improving their MOLST processes, complying with New York
State Public Health Law, and implementing eMOLST. She majored in Biology & Society at Cornell University and received
her Masters in Public Health from Yale University. She currently serves on the New York State MOLST Implementation
Team Executive Committee, the POLST Technology Committee, and New York’s National Healthcare Decisions Day