December 2023: Release Notes & Year in Review

Happy 2024!

We finished up 2023 on a solid note and appreciate your feedback on how we can better meet the needs of our organizational partners and the patients and families that they serve.

Here is a quick year in review followed by a summary about last month's activity:

2023 Year in Review

In 2023, we released:

  • Approximately 25 videos πŸ“Ή
  • Approximately 45 patient brochures πŸ“„

We also continued improving our technology infrastructure:

  • Platform/API: We made backend upgrades; implemented new password policies; improved our analysis and server infrastructure; made security configuration and PhP Symphony & Angular updates; updated our AWS infrastructure; implemented PDF print fixes; added QR code functionality; implemented new security monitors; and improved our reporting capabilities πŸ–₯οΈπŸ’»
  • IoS:  We released multiple updates to improve search functionality; fixed the "What's New?" feature functionality; fixed and updated the patient experience with improved code redemption and collection and image viewing; fixed our PDF download feature; and updated mobile app crash telemetry software πŸ“±
  • Android: We released an Android 13 upgrade; fixed the "What's New?" feature functionality; updated legal notices; updated screens and layout design when patients redeem codes; and updated mobile app crash telemetry software πŸ“±

What's New in the My ACP Decisions Video Library

In December, we released several videos:

  • Goals of Care: Advanced Heart Disease in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • Goals of Care: Advanced Dementia in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • Goals of Care: Advanced Disease in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • Goals of Care: Advanced Cancer in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • Goals of Care: Advanced Heart Failure in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • Goals of Care: General Overview in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • CPR: Advanced Heart Failure in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • CPR: Advanced Cancer in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • CPR: Advanced Kidney Disease in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • CPR: Advanced Disease in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • CPR: Advanced Lung Disease in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • CPR: General Overview in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • Choosing a Health Care Agent Before Surgery in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • Choosing a Health Care Agent in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
  • Advance Directives in Brazilian Portuguese πŸ‡§πŸ‡·

We also released several brochures:

  • Hospice: An Introduction in Urdu πŸ‡΅πŸ‡°
  • Talking to Your Doctor in Urdu πŸ‡΅πŸ‡°
  • Goals of Care: Advanced Heart Failure in Urdu πŸ‡΅πŸ‡°
  • Goals of Care: Advanced Lung Disease in Urdu πŸ‡΅πŸ‡°
  • Goals of Care: General Overview in Urdu πŸ‡΅πŸ‡°
  • CPR: Advanced Heart Failure in Urdu πŸ‡΅πŸ‡°
  • CPR: Advanced Cancer in Urdu πŸ‡΅πŸ‡°
  • CPR: Advanced Disease in Urdu πŸ‡΅πŸ‡°
  • CPR: General Overview in Urdu πŸ‡΅πŸ‡°

The Latest Technology Platform Fixes & Enhancement

πŸ‘·πŸ”¨Ongoing Infrastructure UpdateπŸ”¨πŸ‘·

In December we:  

  • Improved the patient experience, including placement of buttons and survey accessibility and upgrading an Angular backend environment component in the myACP Decisions web application; 
  • Continued work on framework updates and upgrades in the myACP Decisions API; and
  • Continued work on improving database infrastructure to support additional reporting capabilities.

This work isn't over! We continue to appreciate your insights to help make us better!