Members can easily create and update advance care plans via this portal or upload any paper advance directives including the well-known Five Wishes document, the Veterans Form 10-0137, or portable medical orders such as POLST/MOLST into the ADVault global repository. Authorized providers can access the repository and get real-time access to the goals, preferences and priorities of Humana members. Members also have access to MyDirectives MOBILE™ and the ability to upload video and audio recordings. MyDirectives offers a consumer-friendly user interface with drop-down menus, video tutorials and family conversation guides.
"Humana is showing strong leadership by enabling its members to have a voice in their care, especially if they've had an accident or are in a crisis and can't communicate," said
The agreement with ADVault is part of Humana's longstanding commitment to innovation, advance care planning and value-based care. Specifically, Humana's strategic initiatives encourage more personal time with health professionals and personalized care that is tailored to each person's unique health situation.
"Humana is pleased to expand the advance care planning capabilities available to our members," said Dr.
A good quality advance care plan, one that is routinely updated, shared and accessible in real-time, helps providers listen to the individual and know what is important to them. Leveraging technologies, such as ADVault, connects physicians and helps them work as a team to coordinate care around the patient.
With consumer users in over 40 countries, MyDirectives®, a service of
Humana Inc. is committed to helping our millions of medical and specialty members achieve their best health. Our successful history in care delivery and health plan administration is helping us create a new kind of integrated care with the power to improve health and well-being and lower costs. Our efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.
To accomplish that, we support physicians and other health care professionals as they work to deliver the right care in the right place for their patients, our members. Our range of clinical capabilities, resources and tools – such as in-home care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, data analytics and wellness solutions – combine to produce a simplified experience that makes health care easier to navigate and more effective.
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