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Care Redesign Survey: The Power of Palliative Care

June 06, 2019

by Amy Compton-Phillips, MD; Namita Seth Mohta, MD, NEJM Catalyst

Policy Changes Key To Promoting Sustainability And Growth Of The Specialty Palliative Care Workforce

June 01, 2019

by Arif H. Kamal, et al., Health Affairs

Let’s Not Muddle The Message About Home and Community-Based Palliative Care

February 12, 2019

by Anna Rahman, Health Affairs

Hospitals Serving More Minorities May Offer Less Palliative Care

February 07, 2019

by Lisa Rapaport, Reuters Health News

Palliative Care May Save Money and Ease Suffering

December 15, 2018

by Emily Underwood, Washington Post

Palliative Care

November 08, 2018

by Timothy J. Brown, MD; Thomas J. Smith, MD; Arjun Gupta, MD, JAMA Oncology

A New Approach To Palliative Care For Late-Stage Cancer Patients

November 01, 2018

by Richard Copeland, Boise State Public Radio

Palliative Care May Reach Out to Home Health Services to Improve Support for Patients

October 25, 2018

by Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Home Care Daily

Medical School Lands $1.27M to Create a Palliative Care Telehealth Program

September 27, 2018

by Kaitlyn Mattson, Home Health Care news

Providing palliative care for all in need | Opinion

September 24, 2018

by Tennessee Hospital Association, Commercial Appeal

Palliative Care: The Hospital Health Team You Didn't Know You Had

September 08, 2018

by Lisa Haney, AARP Bulletin

How Does Palliative Care Improve the Quality of Life for Kidney Patients?

September 05, 2018

by Jennifer S. Scherer, M.D., National Kidney Foundation A to Z Health Guide

In Depth: Payers can't control costs without social determinants of health model

August 25, 2018

by Shelby Livingston, Modern Healthcare

Palliative care for the living — more education is needed

August 02, 2018

by Drs. Angira Patel and Kelly Michelson, The Hill

Medicare Advantage Is About to Change. Here’s What You Should Know.

July 20, 2018

by Paula Span, New York Times

Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Do’s and Don’ts

July 10, 2018

by Kristin Reynolds, Pancreatic Cancer News

Palliative Care: Early and Often

June 24, 2018

by Margaret Carlson, CURE

AHIP18: Coming soon to an MA plan near you—housing, vegetables, church visits

June 22, 2018

by Mike Stankiewicz, FierceHealthcare

Cardiology’s underused tool: Skilled communication improves care for heart failure patients

May 13, 2018

by Anthony Back, MD, Cardiovascular Business

Prompt Palliative Care Saves Money, Especially in Sickest Patients

April 30, 2018

by Kristin Jenkins, MedPage Today

How to maintain comfort during chronic illness

April 05, 2018

by Nicole M. Clagett, ABC 11 Eyewitness News

Palliative Care in Movement Disorders: Recommendations for Improvement

March 23, 2018

by Sunali Wadehra, MD, Neurology Advisor

Palliative Care Film Challenges Stereotypes About Opioids

March 16, 2018

by Donald G. McNeil, Jr., New York Times

Evaluating Palliative Care Resources Available to the Public Using the Internet and Social Media

March 01, 2018

by Celeste H. Claudio, Zoelle B. Dizon, BA, Tessie W. October, MD, MPH, American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Palliative Care Has Grown Without Being a Cash Cow for Providers

February 07, 2018

by Amy Baxter, Home Health Care news

Advance care planning is appropriate and necessary for all senior living residents

December 11, 2017

by Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, McKnight's Senior Living

Efforts to address opioid epidemic must limit overuse without restricting access for cancer pain control

December 10, 2017

by Staff, Healio HemeOnc Today

Practice Matters-Palliative Care: What Accounts for Disparities in the Use of Palliative Stroke Care? It May Not Be What You Think

December 07, 2017

by Mark Moran, Neurology Today

The benefits of palliative care

December 05, 2017

by Dr. Elizabeth Grady, The Baltimore Sun

Early Palliative Care Improves QOL for Lung and GI Cancer Patients

December 04, 2017

by Karen Singer, Modern Medicine Network

Online Directory Provides Location-Based Search for Palliative Care

December 01, 2017

by Carlo Calma, Home Health Care News

Palliative Care Use Remains Low Among Patients With Hematologic Malignancies

November 30, 2017

by Staff, Journal of Clinical Pathways

The Role of the Oncology Nurse in an Effective Palliative Care Family Meeting

November 27, 2017

by Bette Weinstein Kaplan, Oncology Nurse Advisor

Early Integrated Palliative Care Improves Patient Coping Strategies, Quality of Life, and Symptoms of Depression

November 25, 2017

by Chase Doyle, The ASCO Post

Palliative Care Intervention Reduces Total Health-Care Costs in Patients With Advanced Cancer

November 25, 2017

by Chase Doyle, The ASCO Post

Goal of palliative care is to improve quality of life for patient, family

November 21, 2017

by Molly Yatso Butz, Oshkosh Northwestern

Most Nursing Home Residents Eligible for Palliative Care

November 20, 2017

by Scott Maier, UCSF

Early Integration of Oncology and Palliative Care Improves QoL Among Patients With Incurable Cancer

November 16, 2017

by James Nam, PharmD, Cancer Therapy Advisor

A Research Agenda for High-Value Palliative Care

November 14, 2017

by Katherine R. Courtright, MD, MS; J. Brian Cassel, PhD; Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD, Annals of Internal Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai appoints chair of geriatrics, palliative medicine

November 13, 2017

by Healio Staff, Healio

Palliative Care In Advanced Lung Cancer

November 13, 2017

by Philippa Cheetham, MD, and Sara F. Martin, MD, CURE

Speed Up the 'Cancer Moonshot,' Doctors Urge

November 01, 2017

by Dennis Thompson, U.S. News

Symptom burden may increase hospital length of stay, readmission risk in advanced cancer

October 23, 2017


Mount Sinai palliative care specialist receives National Academy of Medicine award

October 22, 2017

, Healio

Diane Meier Receives 2017 Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care

October 17, 2017

, The John A. Hartford Foundation

Palliative Care in Pulmonary Fibrosis

October 04, 2017

by Carolina Henriques, Pulmonary Fibrosis News

Listening In (With Permission): Diane Meier on why palliative care is a secret “decoder ring” for the health care system

October 02, 2017

by Suzanne Delbanco, Catalyst

Palliative care gives extra support for patients, families

September 25, 2017

by Leslie Criss, Daily Journal

Palliative Care for the Person with Complex Pain Generating Syndromes

August 23, 2017

by Dr. Terri A. Lewis, rsdsa Blog

Ask the Expert: Palliative care uses a team approach to maximize quality of life

August 23, 2017

by Morgan Langhofer, Muncie Star Press

Palliative Care Cut Healthcare Use in Advanced Cancer

August 22, 2017

by Kristin Jenkins, MEDPAGE TODAY

Advanced Breast Cancer: Courage, Comfort, and Care

August 22, 2017

by Robin Roberts, Web MD

Cancer the most common diagnosis in palliative care patients

August 11, 2017

by Richard Franki, Oncology Practice

Achieving value in palliative care

August 10, 2017

by Mason Beard, Phillips Wellcentive

A National Strategy For Palliative Care

August 01, 2017

by Diane E. Meier, Anthony L. Back, Amy Berman, Susan D. Block, Janet M. Corrigan and R. Sean Morrison, Health Affairs


July 31, 2017

by Eric J. Hall, HuffPost

For Kids with Cancer, Focusing on Quality of Life

July 27, 2017

by Susan Gubar, New York Times

5 Steps to Transforming Care for High-Need Patients

July 25, 2017

by Diane E. Meier, MD, H&HN

Palliative Care in Advanced HF Makes a Big Difference in Rare Controlled Trial

July 14, 2017

by Steve Stiles, Medscape

Foundation Addresses Critical Need For Palliative Care Workforce And Leadership Development

July 13, 2017

by Peggy Maguire and Steven Z. Pantilat, Health Affairs Blog

Why Some Patients Aren’t Getting Palliative Care

July 10, 2017

by Michael Ollove, Stateline

When Palliative Care Is a Family Affair: Serious Disease in Adults With Young Children

June 27, 2017

by Betty R. Ferrell, PhD, RN, Medscape

As elderly population swells, some doctors see benefits of palliative care in the ER

June 26, 2017

by Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News, PBS NewsHour

Access to palliative care needs to stay in new health bill

June 19, 2017


Project ECHO: An Effective Means of Increasing Palliative Care Capacity

June 15, 2017


Palliative care: A pathway to value-based care for nursing homes

June 05, 2017

by Diane E. Meier, MD, McKnight's

Palliative care ‘triggers’ reduce downstream health care use among patients with advanced cancer

May 23, 2017

by HemOnc Today Staff, HemOnc Today

Palliative Care Bill

May 22, 2017

by Chris Hansen, New York Times

ASCO Answers Palliative Care: A Resource for Patients

May 10, 2017

by ASCO, ASCO Post

Med schools to teach how to discuss patients’ goals for care — and for life

May 09, 2017

by Felice J. Freyer, Boston Globe

Palliative Care to Assist Ill and Aging Family Caregivers

May 08, 2017

by Betty R. Ferrell, PhD, RN, Medscape

Allison Silvers on Payment Model Flexibility in Palliative Care

May 08, 2017

by Allison Silvers, AJMC

Five imitation-worthy palliative care programs

May 03, 2017

by By Mari Edlin, Modern Healthcare Executive

Early Palliative Care May Improve Quality of Life for CF Patients

May 03, 2017

by Alice Melão, Cystic Fibrosis News Today

For Some, Pre-Hospice Care Can Be A Good Alternative To Hospitals

April 28, 2017

by Anna Gorman, NPR: All Things Considered

Easing the Pain: Palliative Care for Gynecologic Cancers

April 25, 2017

by Katie Kosko, CURE

Bad medical news: How to ‘live well’ after a serious diagnosis

April 24, 2017

by CLAUDIA BUCK, Sacramento Bee

Palliative care is often misunderstood

April 20, 2017

by Jann Cady, Elmira Star-Gazette

Standardized Palliative Care Consults Cut Cancer Readmissions

April 02, 2017

by Jennifer Thew RN, MedPage Today

Provision of Palliative Care Services by Family Physicians Is Common

April 01, 2017

by Claire K. Ankuda, MD, MPH, Anuradha Jetty, MPH, Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH and Stephen Petterson, PhD, Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine

Little Opposition to Early Palliative Care for Symptom Management in Pediatric Oncology

March 30, 2017

by Shannon Aymes, MD, OncologyNurseAdvisor

Easing the Burden: The Need for More Palliative Care in Cardiology

March 27, 2017

by Andrew E. Esch, MD, MBA, CardioVascular Business

Family Physicians Fill Gap in Palliative Care, Study Finds

March 15, 2017

by Michael Laff, AAFP

Does Educating Patients About the Early Palliative Care Study Increase Preferences for Outpatient Palliative Cancer Care? Findings From Project EMPOWER.

March 09, 2017

by Michael Hoerger, Laura M Perry, Robert Gramling, Ronald M Epstein, Paul R Duberstein, Health Psychology

The Handoff: Your Week in Cardiology News - 3/2/17

March 02, 2017

by Britt Gambino, Cardiology Business

Early palliative care may improve quality of life in patients with lung, gastrointestinal cancers

February 25, 2017

, Healio HemeOnc Today

Community-based palliative care may decrease ED visits, study finds

February 22, 2017

by Kelly Gooch, Becker's Hospital Review


February 21, 2017

by KATHERYN HOUGHTON, Daily Inter Lake

Palliative care vital for quality of life

February 20, 2017

by Barbara Jones and Rachel Carnahan-Metzger, San Antonio Express News

High costs give palliative care increased industry interest

February 15, 2017

by Meg Bryant, Healthcare Dive

UI College of Pharmacy launches Palliative Care Certificate

February 14, 2017


How Can We Increase The Use Of Palliative Care In Medicare?

February 13, 2017

by Donald Taylor, Matthew Harker, Andrew Olson, and Janet Bull, Health Affairs Blog

Perfecting Palliative Care

February 01, 2017

by Debra Beaulieu, HealthLeaders Media

How States Can Expand Access To Palliative Care

January 30, 2017

by Diane E. Meier, MD and Stacie Sinclair, Health Affairs Blog

Palliative home care is a breath of relief for families

January 06, 2017

by Andrea Gallagher, The Acorn Newspapers

How to Incorporate the Results of a New Trial of Palliative Care in Lung and GI Cancers

January 04, 2017

by Eric Widera, GeriPal

Palliative care: a guide for clinicians

December 15, 2016

by Joanne Stevens, PhD, FNP-BC, ARNP, Megan Flanagan, FNP-BC, ARNP, and Tressa Pedroff, MSN, RN, Clinical Advisor

How Palliative Care Can Maximize Value-Based Reimbursement

December 13, 2016

by Jacqueline Belliveau,

Achieving Value Through Palliative Care

December 12, 2016

by Allison Silvers, MBA; Stacie Sinclair, MPP; and Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP,

Dr. Egidio Del Fabbro, M.D.: Why care about palliative care?

December 10, 2016

by Egidio Del Fabbro, M.D., Richmond Times-Dispatch

HEALTH LINES: What is palliative care, anyway?

December 09, 2016

by Dr. Lucas McElwain, Daily Journal

Integrating Palliative Care Into Outpatient Oncology: A Case Study

December 08, 2016

by Karen Mulvihill, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, ACHPN,

Palliative Care Needs of Young Adults With Life-Limiting Conditions

December 01, 2016

by Betty R. Ferrell, PhD, RN, Medscape

Expanding Palliative Care

November 28, 2016

by SUE McGREEVEY, Harvard Medical School

Palliative care linked to better, if not longer, life

November 22, 2016

by Lisa Rapaport, Reuters

Taking steps to care for seniors at home

November 20, 2016

by Judith Graham, Boston Herald

Early Palliative Care Improves Mesothelioma Prognosis

November 16, 2016

by Tim Povtak,

Lee Health: Palliative care helps, empowers patients

November 07, 2016

by Colleen Tallen, M.D., News Press

Palliative care should be standard in cancer treatment: guideline

November 02, 2016

by Reuters, FOX News

Study results serve as ‘call to action’ to increase investment in palliative care

November 01, 2016

by Jennifer Southall, HemOnc Today

Role of Nurse Practitioners in Delivering Bad News

October 21, 2016

by Betty R. Ferrell, PhD, RN, Medscape

3 Things All Clinicians Should Know About Palliative Care

October 20, 2016

by Debra Beaulieu, HealthLeaders Media

Home-based palliative care program delivers quality treatment at lower cost, study shows

October 18, 2016

by Journal of Palliative Medicine, News Medical Life Sciences

Most hospital palliative-care programs don’t have enough staff

October 10, 2016

by Michelle Andrews, Washington Post

70% of advanced cancer patients receive palliative care consultation at ESMO Designated Centers

October 08, 2016

by European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), Science Daily

Brief but Spectacular: BJ Miller

October 06, 2016

by B.J. Miller, PBS NewsHour

Palliative Care Company Secures $32 Million from Google’s VC Firm

October 05, 2016

by Alana Stramowski, Home Health Care News

Most Hospital Palliative Care Programs Are Understaffed

September 30, 2016

by Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News

Cancer Pain Management: The Role of the Palliative Care Team

September 24, 2016

by Laura Stiles, Monthly Prescribing Reference

Palliative care in nursing homes cuts hospital trips

September 19, 2016

by David Orenstein-Brown, Futurity

Palliative care eases children's discomfort

September 16, 2016

by Naseem S. Miller, Orlando Sentinel

Amy Berman Is Featured in "A Quality Life" Podcast Series from CAPC

September 15, 2016

, The John A. Hartford Foundation

Early Palliative Care Beneficial, but Cancer Type Matters

September 14, 2016

by Roxanne Nelson, Medscape

'Groundbreaking' Palliative Care Study: Not Just for Dying

September 13, 2016

by Roxanne Nelson, BSN, RN, Medscape

Palliative Care and Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

September 13, 2016

by American Heart Association, Circulation

Inpatient palliative care saves money, but many programs fall short

September 13, 2016

by Zack Budryk, FierceHealthcare

Who Knew? Inpatient Palliative Care Also Saves Money

September 12, 2016

by Roxanne Nelson, Medscape

U.S. hospital palliative-care teams suffer staffing gaps

September 09, 2016

by Ronnie Cohen, Reuters

Study: Few hospital palliative care programs have adequate staffing

September 09, 2016

by Kelly Gooch, Becker's Hospital Review

Early palliative care improves coping, quality of life for patients with incurable cancers

September 07, 2016

by Science Daily, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Few Hospital Palliative Care Programs Meet National Staffing Recommendations

September 07, 2016

by Joanne Spetz, Nancy Dudley, Laura Trupin, Maggie Rogers, Diane E. Meier, and Tamara Dumanovsky, Health Affairs

Benefits of Palliative Care

September 05, 2016


Palliative care legislation would help cancer patients and survivors

August 31, 2016

by Dick Woodruff, The Hill Blog

Interview with Dr. James Tulsky, Chair, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliaive Care, Dana-Farber

August 29, 2016

, WEEI FM Boston

Palliative care for the homeless

August 18, 2016

by University of Washington Department of Medicine, University of Washington

After cancer care needs improvement

August 17, 2016

by Janet Snapp and Dori Klemanski, The Hill Blog

Appropriate Use of Medical Resources

August 16, 2016

by AHA Physician Leadership Forum, American Hospital Association

Mixed Reviews For State Policies On Cancer Care And Prevention, Lobby Group Says

August 16, 2016

by Shamane Mills, Wisconsin Public Radio

Improve physician training in pain management and palliative care

August 15, 2016

by Neha Vapiwala, MD,

New Report Has Praise, Criticism For States In Fight Against Cancer

August 11, 2016

by Stephanie Stahl, CBS Philly

Palliative Care Targets Qualtiy of Life

August 11, 2016

by Christopher J. Gearon, Kiplilnger's Retirement Report

HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.

August 11, 2016

by ACS CAN, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Palliative and Hospice Care

August 10, 2016

by Rita Rubin, JAMA

AHA, ASA release policy statement on palliative care for cardiovascular disease, stroke

August 10, 2016

by Tim Casey

Jennifer Temel on How Palliative Care Benefits Caregivers

August 05, 2016

by Jennifer Temel, MD, Oncology Nursing News

Atlantic CEO Says Lifting Constraints Will Spell Innovation in Cancer Care

August 03, 2016

by Marty Stempniak, H&HN

Palliative care is uncommon among heart failure patients

July 18, 2016

by Tim Casey, Cardiovascular Business

Palliative Care Sometimes Adds To Families’ Stress Burden, Study Finds

July 14, 2016

by Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News

Palliative Care Improves Quality of Care, Lowers Costs

July 01, 2016

by Diane E. Meier, MD, Allison Silvers, MBA and Saskia Siderow, Managed Care

Friday Feedback: Aggressive Care for Young Cancer Patients

June 10, 2016

by Kristen Monaco, MedPage Today

Better Palliative Care for All: Improving the Lived Experience With Cancer

May 31, 2016

by Arif H. Kamal, MD, MBA, MHS; Thomas W. LeBlanc, MD, MA; Diane E. Meier, MD, Journal of the American Medical Association

The Meaning of Life: Palliative Care Makes Every Moment Count

April 01, 2016

by Charles Buchanan, UAB Magazine

Time To Fashion A Quilt From The Patchwork Of Advance Care Planning

March 29, 2016

by Amy Berman, Health Affairs Blog

Palliative Care in Heart Failure: Manage the Person, Not the Prognosis: An Interview With Diane Meier

March 10, 2016

by John M. Mandrola, MD, on Medscape

Report Details Senior Health Care That Misses The Mark

March 08, 2016

by Michelle Andtews, Kaiser Health News

Palliative Care Promotes Quality of Life for those with Advanced Illness

March 07, 2016

by Joy A. Lewis, Kaiser Permanente

A John A. Hartford Foundation Change AGEnts Issue Brief

March 03, 2016

by End of Life and Serious Illness Issue Group, The John A. Hartford Foundation

Health Sentinel: Lack of knowledge about palliative care limiting its benefits to patients, hospitals

February 29, 2016

by Jennifer L. Boen, The News Sentinel

Palliative Care Eases Children's Discomfort

February 15, 2016

by Naseem S. Miller, Orlando Sentinel

In Palliative Care, Comfort Is the Top Priority

February 12, 2016

by Paula Span, New York Times

Palliative Care for Patients With Heart Failure

February 11, 2016

, American College of Cardiology

Measuring Quality of Care for the Sickest Patients

February 09, 2016

by Diane E. Meier, MD, NEJM Catalyst

The Prevalence of Inpatients at Thirty-Three U.S. Hospitals Appropriate for and Receiving Referral to Palliative Care

January 20, 2016

by Marliyn K. Szekendi, PhD, Jocelyn Vaughn, MA, Ashima Lal, MD, Kei Ouchi, MD and Mark V. Williams, MD, Journal of Palliative Medicine

Palliative Care Teams’ Cost-Saving Effect Is Larger For Cancer Patients With Higher Numbers Of Comorbidities

January 01, 2016

by Peter May, Melissa M. Garrido, J. Brian Cassel, Amy S. Kelley, Diane E. Meier, Charles Normand, Lee Stefanis, Thomas J. Smith and R. Sean Morrison, Health Affairs

New Medicare Program Set to Expand Access to Hospice

December 10, 2015

by Lola Butcher, Oncology Times

Health Literacy and Palliative Care: What Really Happens to Patients

December 03, 2015

by Beverly Alves and Diane Meier, M.D., National Academy of Medicine

Palliative Care: A Key to Living With Dignity

December 01, 2015

by Jeannine English, AARP The Magazine

A Quiet End to the ‘Death Panels’ Debate

November 20, 2015

by Paula Span, The New York Times

New Pediatric Palliative Care Publication for Spanish-speaking Families

November 04, 2015

, National Institutes of Health

CMS Finalizes Advance Care Planning Regulation

November 02, 2015

by Joyce Frieden , Medpage Today

Significant Savings Come With Early Palliative Care

November 01, 2015

by Peter May, PhD, Diane E. Meier, MD, Thomas J. Smith, MD, Camilla Zimmermann, MD, PhD, Medical Ethics Advisor

Demolishing the Myths Surrounding Palliative Care

October 30, 2015

by Carol Levine, MedCity News

Costs for Dementia Care Far Exceeding Other Diseases, Study Finds

October 26, 2015

by Gina Kolata, The New York Times

Many Seriously Ill Americans Lack Access to Palliative Care

October 23, 2015

by Lisa Rapaport, Reuters

Why Nurses Should Lead Efforts To Overcome Palliative Care Consultation Barriers

October 21, 2015

by CJ Arlotta, Forbes

How One Home Health Agency is Leading on Palliative Care

October 19, 2015

by Amy Baxter, Home Health Care News

Palliative Care: Continued Progress But Gaps Remain

October 09, 2015

by Diane E. Meier, MD and R. Sean Morrison, MD, Health Affairs

Access to Palliative Care Remains Inadequate, Report Finds

October 07, 2015

by Laura Joszt, American Journal of Managed Care

Access to palliative care in U.S. hospitals still not universal

October 06, 2015

, eHospice

Palliative Care Still a Challenge for Medical Field

October 06, 2015

by Kelvin Suddason, Scripps Howard Foundation Wire

Pairing Radiation Oncology and Palliative Care Leads to Better Outcomes

October 05, 2015

by Andrew J. Roth, Cure Magazine

Palliative Care Is a Human Right

October 05, 2015

by Leeat Granek, PhD, Huffington Post

Palliative care: for all ages and all diseases

October 05, 2015


Access to Palliative Care Remains an Issue in US Hospitals

October 02, 2015

by Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD, American Journal of Managed Care

Report on palliative care in US hospitals: glass 2/3 full or 1/3 empty?

October 02, 2015

by Alex Smith, MD, GeriPal

'Good news and bad news' on palliative care

October 02, 2015

by David Ferguson, FierceHealthcare

Best and Worst States Providing Access to Palliative Care

October 02, 2015

, eHospice

The Growth of Palliative Care in U.S. Hospitals: A Status Report

October 01, 2015

by Tamara Dumanovsky, Rachel Augustin, Maggie Rogers, Katrina Lettang, Diane E. Meie, and R. Sean Morrison, Journal of Palliative Medicine

Palliative Care: Is Your State Making the Grade?

October 01, 2015

by Christopher W. Hansen, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

A nurse with fatal breast cancer says end-of-life discussions saved her life

September 28, 2015

by Amy Berman, The Washington Post

How Doctors Can Approach End-of-Life Conversations

September 27, 2015

by Barbara Sadick, Wall Street Journal

Center to Advance Palliative Care Announces New Leadership Centers

September 24, 2015

, HomeCare

Measuring Quality of Care for the Sickest Patients

September 18, 2015

by Diane E. Meier, MD, Harvard Business Review

Alleviating Pain, Delivering Love

September 06, 2015

by Ilana Panich-Linsman, The New York Times

The Next Era of Palliative Care

September 03, 2015

by Yael Schenker, MD, MAS and Robert Arnold, MD, The Journal of the American Medical Association

Inpatient palliative care visits associated with improved quality of life for patients with heart failure

August 26, 2015

, News Medical

A Racial Gap in Attitudes Toward Hospice Care

August 21, 2015

by Sarah Varney, The New York Times

The Business Case for Palliative Care: Translating Research Into Program Development in the U.S.

August 20, 2015

by J. Brian Cassel, PhD, Kathleen M. Kerr, BA, Noah S. Kalman, MD, MBA, and Thomas J. Smith, MD, FACP, FASCO, FAAHPM, Journal of Pain and Symptom Managemnt

Can palliative care save money?

August 20, 2015

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer, Marketplace

When patients live far from care, video conferencing can be a palliative support lifeline

August 18, 2015

by Joanne Jennings, PBS NewsHour

The Organizational Case for Palliative Care

August 13, 2015

by Jim Molpus, HealthLeaders Media

Advance Care Planning: What No One Wants to Think About But Everyone Should Do

August 12, 2015

by Diane E. Meier, MD, Huffington Post

Failing Patients With Heart Failure

August 10, 2015

by Haider Javed Warraich, The New York Times

Expanding Access To Palliative Care Services: The Tide Is Turning

August 06, 2015

by Amy Kelley, MD and Diane E. Meier, MD, Health Affairs

A More Cohesive Home: Integrating Primary And Palliative Care For Seriously Ill Patients

August 03, 2015

by Ravi Parikh, Anya Lepp and Russell Phillips, Health Affairs

Intensive End-Of-Life Care On The Rise For Cancer Patients

July 22, 2015

by Michelle Andrews, NPR

Study shows that early intervention of palliative care has cost and patient benefits

July 20, 2015

by Peter May, eHospice

The Error in ‘There’s Nothing More We Can Do’

July 15, 2015

by Dawn M. Gross, The New York Times

Medicare's Advanced Care Reimbursements a First Step

July 10, 2015

by John Commins, HealthLeaders Media

Medicare to Pay for End-of-Life Discussions

July 09, 2015

by Nancy Marshall - Genzer , WHQR

Medicare Plans to Pay Doctors for Counseling on End of Life

July 08, 2015

by Pam Belluck, The New York Times

Earlier palliative care consultation may reduce hospital cost, length of stay

June 29, 2015

by Anthony SanFilippo, Healio

The Death Treatment: Who Has the Right to a Dignified Death?

June 22, 2015

by Rachel Aviv, The New Yorker

Quality-of-life care may help cancer patients feel better, live longer

June 12, 2015

by Lily Dayton, Los Angeles Times

Early palliative care lowers hospital costs in patients with advanced cancer

June 09, 2015

, Oncology Nurse Advisor

Major study finds early palliative care for cancer patients costs A LOT less

June 09, 2015

by Christina Finn, Yahoo! News

Keeping Kids Fit: Palliative care maximizes quality of life for sick children

June 02, 2015

by G. Patricia Cantwell and Kim Juanico, Miami Herald

A Better Way To Care For Seriously Ill Children And Their Families

May 21, 2015

by Joanne Wolf, WBUR

How Doctors Deliver Bad News

May 18, 2015

by Sumathi Reddy, Wall Street Journal

Palliative care boosts ACO results

May 09, 2015

by Bob Herman, Modern Healthcare

Early use of palliative care in cancer improves patients' lives and outcomes for caregivers

May 07, 2015

by Kathy Boltz, PhD, Oncology Nurse Advisor

Nursing Leadership in Palliative Care: Challenges and Opportunities

May 06, 2015

by Beth Budinger Fahlberg PhD, RN, CHPN, Pallimed

Study: Palliative Care Principles Can Reduce Geriatric Admissions to Intensive Care

May 05, 2015

, News Medical

Palliative Care Quality Measures: Challenging and Urgent

April 30, 2015

by Diane E. Meier, MD, BMJ Outcomes

More From The Grantmakers In Health Annual Conference: Diane Meier On Palliative Care; A Film On Elder Care

April 23, 2015

by Lee-Lee Prina, Health Affairs

Can Palliative Care Improve...(Patient Experience of Care, Readmission Penalties, Medicare Spending per Beneficiary, Etc)?

April 21, 2015

by Kathy Brandt , Pallimed

The Role of Palliative Care in Accountable Care Organizations

April 21, 2015

by Amy S. Kelley, MD, MSHS and Diane E. Meier, MD, American Journal of Managed Care

View: Palliative Care Brings Comfort

April 15, 2015

by Daniel Pomerantz, M.D., Journal News Media Group

Early initiation of palliative care offers benefits to patients, family caregivers

April 08, 2015

by Anthony SanFilippo, Healio

The Value of Palliative Care

April 07, 2015

by Lakshman Swamy, Radio Rounds

Transforming Nursing Home Care

April 01, 2015

by Mary Ersek, New York Times

Building A Quality Of Life National Movement: Igniting Advocacy To Integrate Palliative Care In Our US Health System

March 30, 2015

by Rebecca Kirch, Health Affairs

What is Palliative Care, Anyway?

March 27, 2015

by Diane E. Meier, MD, Huffington Post

Partnering For Palliative Care In California

March 25, 2015

by Kate O'Malley, Health Affairs

1 in 5 nursing homes lack palliative care know-how

March 24, 2015

by David Orenstein-Brown, Futurity, Brown University

Palliative Care and Financial Planning

March 24, 2015

by Rabbi Richard F. Address, Boomer Generation Radio

Improved Survival with Early Versus Delayed Palliative Oncology Care

March 23, 2015

by Marie A. Bakitas et al, ASCO

What Kind Of Advance Care Planning Should CMS Pay For?

March 19, 2015

by Thomas Harter , Health Affairs

Effective Public Engagement To Improve Palliative Care For Serious Illness

March 10, 2015

by Sharyn Sutton and Marian Grant, Health Affairs

Teaching Doctors How to Engage More and Lecture Less

March 09, 2015

by Sandra G. Boodman, The Washington Post

Palliative Care Bill Approved by Oklahoma House

February 26, 2015

, Oklahoma House

An Extra Layer of Care: The Progress of Palliative Medicine

February 17, 2015

by Debra Bradley Ruder, Harvard Magazine

National Task Force Releases 10 Measures of Quality Palliative and Hospice Care

February 16, 2015

by URMC Staff, The University of Rochester Medical Center

The Challenges of Palliative Care for Children

February 16, 2015

by Barbara Sadick , The Wall Street Journal

Palliative Care Is Part of Good Cancer Care

February 16, 2015

by Diane E. Meier, M.D., FACP, American Cancer Society

Palliative Care Association Restructures to Meet Demand, Related Reimbursement May Be Coming

February 13, 2015

by Paul Barr, Hospitals & Health Networks

Culturally-Sensitive Palliative Care Represents New Approach

February 01, 2015

by The Asocciated Press, The New York Times

Caregivers Look to Clear Idaho's Cultural Barriers

January 28, 2015

by George Prentice, Boise Weekly

Choosing Life: A Story of the Value of Palliative Care

January 14, 2015

by Leanne M. Yanni, MD

Tomorrow's Nursing Homes Must Integrate Palliative Care,

January 09, 2015

by Diane E. Meier, MD, Mcknight's

Estimating the Effect of Palliative Care Interventions and Advance Care Planning on ICU Utilization: A Systematic Review

January 09, 2015

, PubMed

Massachusetts Legislature Passess Critical Quality of Life Legislation

January 07, 2015

by Cancer Action Network staff, Cancer Action Network

Implementing A Care Planning System: How To Fix The Most Pervasive Errors In Health Care

January 02, 2015

by Bernard Hammes et al., Health Affairs

Patients Turn to Palliative Care for Relief from Serious Illness

December 23, 2014

by Laura Landro, Wall Street Journal

More Hospitals Embrace Palliative Care

December 22, 2014

by Tanya Rivero, Wall Street Journal

New Study Shows Benefits of Home-Based Palliative Care

December 19, 2014

by Ehospice staff, Ehospice

Palliative Care: It’s About Easing Suffering

December 17, 2014

by Lisa Esposito, US News and World Report

New York State Palliative Care Collaborative Launched

December 03, 2014

by John Golden, Westchester County Business Journal

One-Step Screening Tool Identifies Patients Needing Palliative Care

November 28, 2014

by Janet Colwell, Cancer Network

Is Palliative Care the "New" Geriatrics? Wrong Question—We're Better Together

November 23, 2014

by James T. Pacala, MD, MS, Medscape Multispecialty

Palliative care doctors help patients cope with their illnesses

November 16, 2014

by Anna Gorman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Evangelist for Palliative Care: Listen, Then Prescribe

November 12, 2014

by Barbara Figge Fox, U.S. 1 Newspaper

What Palliative Care Means

November 11, 2014

by Andy Esch, MD, LUNGEVITY

Palliative Care Helps Patients with Kidney Disease

November 10, 2014

by Staff, National Kidney Foundation

‘Co-rounding’ decreases patient length of stay

November 06, 2014

by Frontline Medical News in Oncology staff, Frontline Medical News

Early Palliative Care Can Cut Hospital Readmissions for Cancer Patients

October 22, 2014

by Duke University Medical Center staff, Medical Press

Dr. James A. Tulsky Receives American Cancer Society Pathfinder in Palliative Care Award

October 15, 2014

by ACS Staff, American Cancer Society

Whose Costs Are Saved When Palliative Care Saves Costs?

September 29, 2014

by J. Brian Cassel, Health Affairs

Profits Place Treatment Over Humane Care for Elderly

September 26, 2014

by John M. Teno, The New York Times

Have We Overlooked Palliative Care as an Answer to a Patient's Suffering?

September 25, 2014

by Arthur L. Caplan, PhD, Medscape

IOM Report Calls For Transformation Of Care For The Seriously Ill

September 24, 2014

by Diane Meier, MD, Health Affairs Blog

Straight Talk About Palliative Care: What Everyone Should Know

September 14, 2014

by Barbara Sadick, Wall Street Journal

Palliative Care Can Help Patients with Incurable Disease

August 20, 2014

by The Journal Staff, The Journal Times

Lessons learned - implementing an Electronic Palliative Care Co-ordination System (EPaCCS)

August 15, 2014

by NHS staff, NHS Improving Quality

Baylor Wants To Spread The Word: Palliative Care Is Not Hospice

August 13, 2014

by Matt Goodman, Dallas/Fort Worth Healthcare Daily

A Network for Courageous Parents Offers New Views, Advice on Grief

August 13, 2014

by Gabrielle Birkner, The Jewish Daily Forward

Early Palliative Care Can Lessen Hospital Stays, Improve Well-Being

August 11, 2014

by Tim Povtak,

Disparities in Access to Palliative Care

July 30, 2014

by Cardinale Smith and Otis Brawley, Health Affairs

Medicare Experiment Could Signal Sea Change For Hospice

July 29, 2014

by Michelle Andrews, KHN

Insurers play growing role in palliative care expansion

July 29, 2014

by Mary Ellen Schneider, Oncology Practice Digital Network

Family Caregiving and Palliative Care: Closing the Policy Gap

July 02, 2014

by Carol Levine and carol O’Shaughnessy, Health Affairs

Palliative Care for Dementia

July 02, 2014

by Stephen Connor, Ehospice

Growth with Purpose

June 20, 2014

by Diane E. Meier, MD, Social Impact Exchange

Palliative care helps quicken the healing process

June 14, 2014

by Dave Byknish, Kxan

Pediatric Palliative Care Programs Growing to Support Seriously Ill

June 11, 2014

by Jennifer Larson, TravelNursing

How Hospital Palliative Care Programs Drive Value

June 11, 2014

by Christopher Cheney, Health Leaders Media

Can palliative care teams relieve some of the pressure on acute services?

June 06, 2014

by Fliss Murtagh, Thebmj

Study finds a need for more palliative care options for dialysis patients

June 03, 2014

by Staff, Nephrology News & Issues

Patients With Advanced Cancer Benefit When Palliative Care Starts Earlier

May 29, 2014

by Tony Berberabe, OncLive

Palliative Care: Life-Changing Support for Those Facing Cancer

May 29, 2014

by Rebecca Kirch, JD, Everyday Health

Palliative Care: A New Direction For Education And Training

May 28, 2014

by Charles von Gunten and Betty Ferrell, Health Affairs

Narrative Matters, The Next Chapter: Amy Berman Reflects On ‘Living Life In My Own Way’

May 22, 2014

by Amy Berman, Health Affairs

Teaching doctors when to stop treatment

May 20, 2014

by Diane E. Meier and Health Affairs, The Washington Post

RI gov. signs bill expanding care for seriously ill

May 14, 2014

by Nancy Krause, WPRI

The Next Generation of Palliative Care

May 13, 2014

by Martha Twaddle, MD, Hospitals and Health Networks

‘I Don’t Want Jenny to Think I’m Abandoning Her’: Views on Overtreatment

May 10, 2014

by Scott Baltic, Health Affairs

6 steps for physicians breaking bad news to patients

May 01, 2014

by Diane E. Meier, MD, Managed Healthcare Executive

Late referral to palliative care consultation cervice: length of stay and in-hospital mortality outcomes

April 22, 2014

by Jessi Humphreys et al, The Journal of Community and Supportive Oncology

House Calls Are Making a Comeback

April 19, 2014

by Milt Freudenheim, The New York Times

AHA Award of Honor to be Presented to Rhonda Anderson, R.N.

April 03, 2014

by In Business Staff, In Business Magazine

Hawaii Palliative Care Center Launches in Hilo

March 29, 2014

by Hawaii 24/7 Staff, Hawaii 24/7

Palliative Care Explained

March 28, 2014

by Melissa Weber, Cancer Today

Late-in-life care: fragmentation and complexity for the chronically ill

March 28, 2014

by Sharon Schmickle, MinnPost

Metrics to Define and Measure Quality Pain Management

March 17, 2014

by Mary Ann E. Zagaria, PharmD, MS, CGP,

Rise in Palliative Care Could Help Boomers with Chronic Conditions

March 14, 2014

by Brian Krans, Yahoo! Health

Upcoming nursing conference puts spotlight on geriatric care

March 07, 2014

by Lisette Hilton,

Infographic: Few States Meet Palliative Care Benchmark

March 03, 2014

by Jackie Lyons, Healthcare Intelligence Network

Overcoming the Barriers to Palliative Care Referral for Patients with Advances Heart Failure

February 28, 2014

by Charlotta Lindvall, PhD, MD; Todd D. Hultman, PhD, ACNP; Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, Journal of the American Heart Association

Cambia Health Foundation Launches National Initiative to Cultivate the Next Generation of Palliative Care Leaders

February 23, 2014

by WebWire Staff , WebWire

Spin the Agencies of Record

February 06, 2014

by Patrick Coffee, PRNewser

Tools You Can Use: Geriatric Transitions Objective Structured Video Examination

February 04, 2014

by Rachael Watman, Health AGEnda

Why palliative care is not just for the dying - it's about living well for as long as you can

January 23, 2014

by Miriam Stoppard,

Celebrating CAPC and Our 500th Blog Post!

January 23, 2014

by Chris Langston, Health AGEnda

Unnecessary Palpitations Over Palliative Care

January 20, 2014

by Debra Sherman, Reporting on Healthy

End-of-Life Care Issues | AHRQ Innovations Exchange

January 04, 2014

by Salud Equitativa, Ciencias Médicas News

NICHE Announces Agenda for 2014 Conference in San Diego

January 03, 2014

by AFN Staff, Advance for Nurses

Palliative Care Helps with One Family’s Journey: Medicare Program to Improve Care, Reduce Costs

January 02, 2014

by Jenny Gold,

Not the Grim Reaper

January 02, 2014

by Dio Kavalieratos, PhD; Emma M. Mitchell, PhD, RN; Timothy S. Carey, MD, MPH; Sandesh Dev, MD; Andrea K. Biddle, PhD, MPH; Bryce B. Reeve, PhD; Amy P. Abernethy, MD; Morris Weinberger, PhD, Journal of the American Heart Association

Home care a win-win prescription

December 23, 2013

by Stacey A. Burling,

How Palliative Care Helps: One Iowa Family’s Journey

December 16, 2013

by Jenny Gold, The Washington Post

Short and Sweet Video Messages Help Tell Hartford’s Story

December 10, 2013

by Marcus Escobedo, Health AGEnda

Regional Hospital provides specialized care, Pamela Stillman-Rokusek

December 09, 2013

by Regional Health, MyTown

Palliative care important

December 08, 2013

by Beverly Alves, The Leader Herald

Palliative care: the treatment that respects pain

December 02, 2013

by Jane E. Brody, The New York Times

Customized Palliative Care Models Improve Care and Reduce Health Care Costs

November 29, 2013

by Health Canal Staff, Health Canal

Customized palliative care can reduce health care costs, improve care for high-risk geriatric patients

November 26, 2013

by Mary Ann Liebert, The Medical News

Why We Need Palliative Care: An Open Letter to Sarah Palin

November 22, 2013

by Beverly Alves, Tikkun Daily Blog

NICHE Opens Registration for 2014 Conference in San Diego

November 15, 2013

by AFN Staff, Advance for Nurses

Families remember loved ones at UPMC Altoona service

November 14, 2013

by Mary Haley,

Institute of Medicine Elects New Members, Foreign Associates

November 13, 2013

by The ASCO Post, The Asco Post

The POLST form is not pro-life friendly

November 13, 2013

by Camille Giglio, Spero News

Workforce Shortage Threatens Future of Palliative Care

November 05, 2013

by Heather Punke, Becker’s Hospital Review

POLST: Improving patient care in the emergency department

October 30, 2013

by True McMahan, M.D., California Medical Association

Center to Advance Palliative Care Director, Dr. Diane E. Meier, Honored with Election to Institute of Medicine

October 28, 2013

by Harold H. Horstmann, Lohman, Money

Palliative Care Myths Debunked by Mayo Clinic Experts

October 28, 2013

by SeniorJournal Staff,

Your Opinion: Follow-up on ‘palliative care’

October 25, 2013

by News Tribune Staff, News Tribune

Utah nurse practitioner wins $50K to help patients grapple with prognosis

October 24, 2013

by Kristen Moulton, The Salt Lake Tribune

Palliative care and POLST

October 16, 2013

by Frank Mueller, M.D., California Medical Association

National Consensus Project Updates Palliative Care Guidelines

October 08, 2013

by Chris Herman, American Society of Aging

Killing me softly with "Palliative Care"

October 07, 2013

by Laurie Roth, Renew America

Palliative Care Programs Offered in 84% of U.S. Hospitals by 2014

October 03, 2013

by Larry Beresford, The Hospitalist

The best cancer care isn’t always the most expensive

September 21, 2013

by Harold Pollack, Washington Post

More Filipino Americans will need palliative care

September 13, 2013

by Rene Ciria-Cruz,

Medical Corner: Palliative Care and Quality of Life

September 09, 2013

by Brenda Eastham, Daily Local News

Palliative Care Support workshop planned for Sept. 11

September 02, 2013

by Tonita Cheatham, Prognosis E-News

Palliative Care Outcome Measures and Home-based Care Covered in Fall Webinars

August 30, 2013

by Molly Poleto, HANYS

Get organized when caring for a loved one

August 30, 2013

by Lori Firsdon,

Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care launches academy

August 29, 2013

by Betty Crosby, CHAUSA

Rules would make it harder to get painkillers

August 22, 2013

by Shari Rudavsky,

New Indiana rules would make it harder to get painkillers

August 22, 2013

by Shari Rudavsky, News 10

Measures would target abuse of painkillers in Indiana

August 21, 2013

by Shari Rudavsky, Indianapolis Star

Few states meet palliative care benchmark

August 16, 2013

by IMN Staff, Internal Medicine News

Palliative care comes to more hospitals

July 31, 2013

by Interim HealthCare Staff, Interim HealthCare

Palliative Care Helps Ease the Pain of Illness

July 18, 2013

by Carmen Cox, ABC News Radio

Nelson Mandela's Illness Puts Spotlight on Palliative Care

July 17, 2013

by Liz Neporent, ABC News

Palliative care's role grows in solving end-of-life conflicts

July 15, 2013

by Kevin B. O’Reilly, American Medical News

American Geriatrics Society Presents Diane E. Meier, MD, the 2013 Edward Henderson Award

July 10, 2013

by Asco Post Staff, The Asco Post

10 internists that physicians should follow on Twitter

June 25, 2013

by Alison Ritchie, Medical Economics

Don’t Treat Symptoms, Treat the Whole Person

June 14, 2013

by Alex Everhart, MN2020 Hindsight

A good death: Like Sue Otterbourg, more people are taking control of the end

June 12, 2013

by Barry Yeoman, Independent Weekly

A Better Way to Die

June 12, 2013

by Amelia Martyn-Hemphill, The Atlantic

Michael Holtz: Bills would improve quality of life for cancer patients

June 08, 2013

by Michael Holtz, Knoxville News Sentinel (AP)

Predicting the path to death and helping patients cope with end-stage heart failure

May 17, 2013

by NewsRX Staff, NewsRx

St. Vincent Healthcare reinstates palliative care program

May 09, 2013

by Cindy Uken, The Billings Gazette

Helping Patients Cope With End-Stage Heart Failure, Predicting The Path To Death

May 06, 2013

by MNT Staff, Medical News Today

Dying, Naturally, in the ED

May 06, 2013

by Kei Ouchi, MD & Ashley Shreves, MD, Emergency Physician Monthly

Predicting the Path to Death and Helping Patients Cope with End-Stage Heart Failure1

May 04, 2013

by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., Publishers, Alpha Galileo

AGS recognizes Hartford Foundation grantees, friends

May 02, 2013

by Chris Langston, Health AGEnda

Why Everyone Deserves Palliative Care

April 19, 2013

by Richard W. Besdine, M.D., The Huffington Post

What's trending: The top 10 blog posts of 2013

April 17, 2013

by Advisory Board Staff, The Advisory Board

NJ Hospitals Continue to Address Patient Pain With Palliative Care

April 14, 2013

by Andrew Kitchenman, NJSpotlight

Redefining Patient Care: IHI Convenes Healthcare Leaders and Primary Care Teams in Scottsdale

April 08, 2013

by Sandy George, iStockAnalyst

How to Really Help a Sick Friend

March 28, 2013

by Didi Gluck, Real Simple

Wyden and Reed Seek to Boost Palliative and Hospice Care

March 23, 2013

by Technology News Staff, Technology News

New palliative care guidelines stress certification, diversity

March 22, 2013

by Patrice Wendling, Internal Medicine News

Palliative Care: Why It Has Become a Growing Specialty Within Hospitals

March 21, 2013

by Bob Herman, Becker’s Hospital Review

YMCA selected for LIVESTRONG project

March 20, 2013

by Stevens Point Journal Staff, Stevens Point Journal

ElderBranch Explores Palliative Care In Nursing Homes

March 19, 2013

by Author's Website, Daily Markets

Palliative care, often misunderstood, gains in New York

March 16, 2013

by Michael Ollove,

Hospice organization starts palliative care service in Ann Arbor for patients in community-based settings

February 17, 2013

by Julie Edgar,

3 things that must happen for patient-centered care to become the standard

January 25, 2013

by Deanna Pogorelc, MedCity News

Hospices, Wary Of Costs, May Be Discouraging Patients With High Expenses

January 23, 2013

by bin_admin, Physicians News

Integrating Palliative Care Into Oncology Care: Confronting the Barriers

January 15, 2013

by Erin R. Alesi, MD and Devon S. Fletcher, MD, Cancer Network

ASCO Quality Care Symposium: Quick Takeaways

January 15, 2013

by Lola Butcher, Oncology Times

Being the Bridge

December 06, 2012

by Koshin Paley Ellison and Robert Chodo Campbell, The Washington Post

Aiding the Doctor Who Feels Cancer’s Toll

November 26, 2012

by Jane Brody, New York Times

Everything you need to know about palliative care

November 21, 2012

by Bill Frist, The Week

Awards Its Medal of Honor for Exceptional Contributions to Cancer Fight

November 16, 2012

, American Cancer

HPOE, CAPC release guide on palliative care services

November 15, 2012


Palliative Care: A Long-Term Care Perspective

November 14, 2012

by Bridget Wohlers, MSN, Karen Roth, MSN, Linda Janelli, RN, Long-Term Care Management

Experts: Palliative Care Lowers Costs

November 03, 2012

, Global Medical News Network

Palliative Care for Oncology Patients

November 02, 2012

by Thomas J. Smith, MD, CancerNetwork

Palliative Care Teams in 65% of Hospitals

November 01, 2012

by Larry Beresford, The Hospitalist

What Is Palliative Care?

October 29, 2012

by Katherine Kam, WebMD

Palliative care cuts costs as much as 67%

October 26, 2012

by Alicia Caramenico, FierceHealthcare

Textbook teaches health-care workers how to talk about spirituality on the job

October 19, 2012

by Michelle Boorstein, The Washington Post

AHA Honors Akron Children’s for Palliative Care

October 17, 2012

, MD News

Palliative care moves beyond hospital setting

October 16, 2012

by Karen Cheung-Larivee, FierceHealthcare

Interview with Diane Meier on Why We Should Use Twitter

October 11, 2012

, GeriPal

California Hospitals Expanding Their Palliative Care Offerings To Improve Care, Reduce Costs

October 10, 2012

, California Healthline

Doctors speak out on health care waste in U.S.

October 03, 2012

, HealthDay News

Palliative care is not the same as Hospice

October 01, 2012

by Dr. Anthony Komaroff, The Times News

Palliative care expert to speak in Syracuse

October 01, 2012

by James T. Mulder, The Post-Standard

Blog to Feature Expert Views on Health Literacy and Shared Decision Making Throughout October

September 29, 2012


Two Palliative Care Experts join HealthCare Chaplaincy to Lead its Research and Education Programs

September 22, 2012

, Healthcare Chaplaincy

How Can We Get Better Value in End-of-Life Care?

September 20, 2012

by Stanton R. Mehr, The American Journal of Managed Care

Doctor shares vision of care for the dying

September 19, 2012

, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Ageing population requires shift in palliative care quality

September 19, 2012

, Nursing Times

More doctors sought to meet hospice and palliative care demands

August 21, 2012

by Carolyne Krupa, American Medical News

Caring Health Care, Palliative programs — which can offer cost savings and relieve suffering — are growing

August 15, 2012

by Matt Sedensky, U-T San Diego

AIP: Integrating Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit

August 13, 2012

by Jacob J. Strand, MD, Oncology

NQF endorses measures for cancer care, care coordination, disparities

August 10, 2012

by Maureen McKinney,

UAB, Congressman Bachus raising palliative care's profile on Capitol Hill

August 05, 2012

by Mary Orndorff Troyan,

Diane Meier of the Center to Advance Palliative Care Talks About Treating Critically Ill Patients

August 01, 2012

, California Healthline

Better Outcomes, Lower Costs: Palliative Care Program Reduces Stress, Costs of Care for Children With Life-Threatening Conditions

August 01, 2012


Language is Important

July 29, 2012

by Marian Grant, Journal of Palliative Medicine Blog

Palliative care in hospital setting growing trend

July 27, 2012

, Ithaca Journal

Diane Meier of the Center to Advance Palliative Care Talks About Goals of Treatment Approach

July 26, 2012

, California Healthline

Managed Care Reform Bill Delivered to the Governor; Legislative Update

July 26, 2012

, Healthcare Association of New York State

Does palliative care belong in the ER?

July 24, 2012

by Kerry Grens, Reuters

The Best Care Possible

July 19, 2012

, The Leonard Lopate Show

Palliative Care Challenged by Physician Shortage

July 13, 2012

by Joe Cantlupe, HealthLeaders Media

Joe Cantlupe

July 13, 2012

by Joe Cantlupe, HealthLeaders Media

NCH first in state to receive palliative health care accreditation

July 09, 2012

by Alex Denison, Chicago Tribune

The Power of Stories: Listening to Our Patients

July 06, 2012

by Ken Covinsky, GeriPal

Oklahoma hospitals putting focus on palliative care; Hillcrest first in state to be certified

July 05, 2012

by Shannon Muchmore, Tulsa World

Most-Read HA Blog Posts For May And April

June 22, 2012

by Chris Fleming, Health Affairs

Hospitals Adding Palliative Care to Improve Services

June 05, 2012

by Sabrina Rodak, Becker's Hospital Review

In-hospital palliative care quadruples

June 05, 2012

by Ron Shinkman,

Hospitals add palliative teams at feverish pace

June 04, 2012

by Matt Sedensky, San Francisco Chronicle

How to gain national recognition for your palliative care program (membership required)

May 11, 2012

by Lindsay Conway, Oncology Roundtable

Mesothelioma Patients Can Join Push to Educate the Public About the Benefits of Palliative Care

May 09, 2012

, Mesothelioma Help Blog

Palliative Care Specialists Ponder Public Awareness Campaign

May 04, 2012

by Bruce Jancin, The Oncology Report

Cancer: Choosing Quality of Life Over Aggressive Treatment

May 01, 2012

by Amy Berman, The Washington Post

Learning From Amy Berman: Barriers To Palliative Care And How We Might Overcome Them

April 30, 2012

by Diane Meier, MD, Health Affairs

Using Opioids to Treat Pain

April 17, 2012

by Diane E. Meier, MD, New York Times

A Stinging Accusation

April 16, 2012

by Andrea Dukakis, Colorado Public Radio

Facing Death: Choosing Quality of Life Over Aggressive Treatment

April 16, 2012

by Amy Berman, The Diane Rehm Show

Women in Healthcare: Diane Meier

April 12, 2012

by Stephanie Bouchard, Healthcare Finance News

Expert Voices: Improving Health Care Value Through Increased Access to Palliative Care

April 01, 2012

by Diane E. Meier, MD, NIHCM Foundation

Cancer Experts Recommend Introducing Palliative Care at Time of Diagnosis

March 27, 2012

by Mike Mitka, JAMA

Docs' attitudes at odds with NY palliative care law (Subscription Required)

March 16, 2012

, Crain's Health Pulse

Targeted education may ensure early integration of palliative care

March 14, 2012

by Sun Hyun Kim, MD, HemOncToday

Experimental music for palliative care

March 14, 2012

by Jeff Danna, Chicago Tribune

Society of Hospital Medicine Receives the John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award From the National Quality Forum and the Joint Commission

March 14, 2012

by Brendon Shank (SHM), GlobeNewswire

UAB Palliative Care needs community support for LIVESTRONG grants

March 13, 2012

by Bob Shepard, UAB News

Until the End of Time

March 12, 2012

by Mary Lawson, MSN, FNP-BC, Advance for Long-Term Care Management

Advice Urges Wider Sharing Of Heart Care Decisions

March 05, 2012

by Marilyn Marchione, Associated Press

Physician Reimbursement for Critical Care Services Integrating Palliative Care for Patients Who Are Critically Ill

March 01, 2012

by Dana R. Lustbader, MD, CHEST

Until the End of Time...There are no time restraints on palliative care

February 29, 2012

by Mary Lawson, MSN, FNP-BC, Advance for Nurses

Joint Commission Issues First Palliative Care Certifications

February 28, 2012

by Cheryl Clark, HealthLeaders Media

Do seniors really want to know life expectancy?

February 21, 2012

by Kim Painter, USA Today

Opportunities and challenges of palliative care in the ICU discussed in expert roundtable

February 19, 2012

, Pharmacy Choice

Palliative Care in the ICU

February 17, 2012

by Judith E. Nelson, MD JD, JPM

Panel endorses quality measures of palliative and end-of-life care

February 16, 2012

by Sean Morrison, MD, McKnight's

Palliative care challenges New York hospitals (Subscription Required)

February 14, 2012

by Barbara Benson, Crain's Health Pulse

Poll Finds Wide Gap Between the Care Patients Want and Receive at End of Life

February 14, 2012

, California Healthcare Foundation

Despite Best Intentions, Californians Don't Talk About End-Of-Life Wishes

February 14, 2012

by Sarah Barr, Kaiser Health News

Resources available to help health care professionals provide palliative care to children

February 10, 2012

by Christine A. Zawistowski, MD, HemOnc Today

Expanded Palliative Care for All NSCLC Patients

February 07, 2012

by Roxanne Nelson, Medscape

Palliative Care: A Lifeline to Quality of Life

February 07, 2012

by Rebecca Anne Kirch, JD and Otis Brawley, MD, Journal of Oncology

The Evolution of Palliative Care

February 01, 2012

by Haydn Bush, Hospitals & Health Networks

LIVESTRONG® Offers Funding to Hospitals, Cancer Centers and Nonprofits

January 23, 2012

by Rae Bazzarre, The Wall Street Journal

Palliative Care's Healing Powers for Caregivers, Too

January 19, 2012

by Sally Abrahms, AARP

Palliative care gaining popularity in Florida

January 16, 2012

by Nina Moini, NBC2

Do No Harm-And Keep An Eye On Cost

January 11, 2012

by Sarah Barr, Kaiser Health News

Americans Using Hospice Care Remains Stable but New Report Reveals Drop in Length of Service

January 11, 2012

, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Prognostic Indices for Older Adults: A Systemic Review

January 11, 2012

by Lindsey C. Yourman, MD, Sei J. Lee, MD, MAS, Mara A. Schonberg, MD, MPH, Eric W. Widera, MD, Alexander K. Smith, MD, MS, MPH, The Journal of the American Medical Association

Palliative Care: A Lifeline to Quality of Life

January 04, 2012

by Rebecca Anne Kirch, JD, American Society of Clinical Oncology

Full Circle: Experiences, Impressions and Projects from the UK

January 02, 2012

by J. Brian Cassel, Full Circle Blog

Account News in Brief

February 09, 2011

by The Holmes Report Staff, The Holmes Report