National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day aims to help people across the U.S. understand the value of advance healthcare planning.

For 2017, NHDD will be a week long event, from April 16 to 22.

National Healthcare Decisions Day exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning.

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National Healthcare Decisions Day Webinar – Celebrate!

Join us on February 15th for a National Healthcare Decisions Day Webinar as we look forward to celebrating 10 years of promoting advance care planning conversations across the country. In addition to sharing ideas for how you can celebrate NHDD in April, we will be highlighting examples of the great initiatives that NHDD participants have led over the years. The webinar is open to all and free to join. 

To connect to the session follow these instructions:  
1. Go to  (Note:  There is no “www” in the address.)
2. Find the session titled National Healthcare Decisions Day Webinar: Celebrate. From the status column, select “Join Now.”
3. Enter the required information on the right hand side of the screen and click ‘Join Now’
4. A pop-up box will appear with that will say “Connecting…” Please wait for that to open a brand new window. 
5. Once the new WebEx window has opened,  a screen will pop up. Click “I will call in” from the drop down menu.
6. A telephone number, session number, and attendee ID number will appear. Please be sure to enter the entire attendee ID number. If the phone number does not appear, go to the Audio tab and select Audio Conference. Each connection will have a unique session number and attendee ID number. 
To connect to audio only, please use the following dial-in number:
Call-in Number: 1-866-469-3239
Access code: 624 573 032

Connection Issues:
If you need immediate assistance, please contact WebEx technical support at 866-569-3239 or IHI’s Customer Service Department at 617-301-4800 or