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Initiative Aims To Address Health Care Planning

Published: April 17, 2017

Say you’re a seemingly healthy 50-year-old and you suddenly collapse on a golf course.

Or you’re an 87-year-old who suffers a stroke and wakes up unable to speak.

Would your family members know what — and how much — medical care you would want, in an emergency situation or during the course of an illness?

Would they know what to tell an emergency medical technician, an emergency room doctor or a caregiver at a nursing home?

Methodist Health System's Dr. Lou Lukas explains the new health care initiative.

Omaha World-Herald's Julie Anderson: Goal of new initiative is to encourage advance health care planning