Health Care Providers
The U.S. Living Will
Registry provides an easy, cost-effective way for
your facility to manage its advance directives while
satisfying federal and state regulations. The
Registry electronically stores advance directives
and organ donor information, and makes them
available to health care providers across the
country 24 hours a day secure
Internet through an automated system.
providers face significant challenges in storing and
retrieving advance directives:
How does the provider know that the
advance directive on file is the most recent?
Which of the multiple charts on a
particular patient contains the most current advance
Who has the time to search through
the medical records to find the old advance
directive each time the patient is re-admitted?
What does a provider do with the
advance directive when they convert their charts to
electronic form, or microfiche?
collaboration with health care providers,
administrators, attorneys and doctors, our solution
is a manageable, efficient solution to these
A single location
to store and retrieve advance directives at your
sent to registrants to assure the documents stored
in the Registry are up to date and reflect current
Secure online access to documents among all of your various
Frees staff from
the administrative burdens associated with filing,
updating and retrieving directive documents.
The Registry offers a comprehensive program that
allows storage and retrieval of ALL advance
directives at your facility...even those already on
file in your record room.
Federal law requires health care providers
(hospitals, doctors, skilled nursing facilities,
nursing facilities, home health agencies, providers
of home health care, ambulatory surgery centers, and
hospices) to determine whether any patient being
admitted has an advance directive and, if so, to
place a copy into the medical record.
We help you comply
with federal regulations that require your facility
to provide community education about advance
directives with our "Living Will Fair Guide",
available only to members of the Registry.