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Allina Health's Testimonial
"We partnered with Directives by Design to integrate their platform into Allina’s consumer-facing environments.  The true value in the technology integration was our ability to then customize the experience for Allina Health consumers." Allina Health, Lisa Suchy, Manager IS Applications - IS Wellclicks Read more about Allina's decision to leverage DbD.

Our Mission

Directives by Design offers an innovative healthcare
directive solution to address the needs of patients,
loved ones, healthcare agents, healthcare providers
and healthcare delivery organizations.

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advance care planning product. >>>

Free Resource

Why Healthcare Directives
Matter To You and To
Those You Love 
This guide can be branded with your health system logo and advance care planning program information. Encourage and motivate patients to communicate end-of-life health and personal care preferences with this wonderful resource.


Our Story

Founder Anne Elizabeth Denny brings both professional and life experiences to her mission to change how individuals and families prepare for the end of life. Anne has served as a consultant in information technology in the healthcare industry for sixteen years. And she has been deeply touched by her mother's twenty year journey of living with Alzheimer's disease. The convergence of her professional expertise and the impact of her mother's journey led to the development of Directives by Design.
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