In the News

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

Palliative care for the living — more education is needed

August 02, 2018
by Drs. Angira Patel and Kelly Michelson

The Hill

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


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

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

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

November 21, 2017
by Molly Yatso Butz

Oshkosh Northwestern

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

Palliative Care In Advanced Lung Cancer

November 13, 2017
by Philippa Cheetham, MD, and Sara F. Martin, MD


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

Eureka Alert

Palliative Care in Pulmonary Fibrosis

October 04, 2017
by Carolina Henriques

Pulmonary Fibrosis News

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

Palliative Care Cut Healthcare Use in Advanced Cancer

August 22, 2017
by Kristin Jenkins


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


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


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


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

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

June 05, 2017
by Diane E. Meier, MD


Palliative Care Bill

May 22, 2017
by Chris Hansen

New York Times

Palliative Care to Assist Ill and Aging Family Caregivers

May 08, 2017
by Betty R. Ferrell, PhD, RN


Early Palliative Care May Improve Quality of Life for CF Patients

May 03, 2017
by Alice Melão

Cystic Fibrosis News Today

Five imitation-worthy palliative care programs

May 03, 2017
by By Mari Edlin

Modern Healthcare Executive

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

April 28, 2017
by Anna Gorman

NPR: All Things Considered

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

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

March 27, 2017
by Andrew E. Esch, MD, MBA

CardioVascular Business

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

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

February 22, 2017
by Kelly Gooch

Becker's Hospital Review


February 21, 2017

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

Iowa Now

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

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


Expanding Palliative Care

November 28, 2016

Harvard Medical School

Palliative care linked to better, if not longer, life

November 22, 2016
by Lisa Rapaport


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

Role of Nurse Practitioners in Delivering Bad News

October 21, 2016
by Betty R. Ferrell, PhD, RN


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


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


Inpatient palliative care saves money, but many programs fall short

September 13, 2016
by Zack Budryk


'Groundbreaking' Palliative Care Study: Not Just for Dying

September 13, 2016
by Roxanne Nelson, BSN, RN


Who Knew? Inpatient Palliative Care Also Saves Money

September 12, 2016
by Roxanne Nelson


Study: Few hospital palliative care programs have adequate staffing

September 09, 2016
by Kelly Gooch

Becker's Hospital Review

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

September 09, 2016
by Ronnie Cohen


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 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

Improve physician training in pain management and palliative care

August 15, 2016
by Neha Vapiwala, MD

Palliative Care Targets Qualtiy of Life

August 11, 2016
by Christopher J. Gearon

Kiplilnger's Retirement Report

Jennifer Temel on How Palliative Care Benefits Caregivers

August 05, 2016
by Jennifer Temel, MD

Oncology Nursing News

Palliative care is uncommon among heart failure patients

July 18, 2016
by Tim Casey

Cardiovascular Business

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

Report Details Senior Health Care That Misses The Mark

March 08, 2016
by Michelle Andtews

Kaiser Health News

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

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

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

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

Palliative Care Still a Challenge for Medical Field

October 06, 2015
by Kelvin Suddason

Scripps Howard Foundation Wire

Palliative Care Is a Human Right

October 05, 2015
by Leeat Granek, PhD

Huffington Post

'Good news and bad news' on palliative care

October 02, 2015
by David Ferguson


Access to Palliative Care Remains an Issue in US Hospitals

October 02, 2015
by Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD

American Journal of Managed Care

Palliative Care: Is Your State Making the Grade?

October 01, 2015
by Christopher W. Hansen

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

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

How Doctors Can Approach End-of-Life Conversations

September 27, 2015
by Barbara Sadick

Wall Street Journal

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

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


The Organizational Case for Palliative Care

August 13, 2015
by Jim Molpus

HealthLeaders Media

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

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


Medicare Plans to Pay Doctors for Counseling on End of Life

July 08, 2015
by Pam Belluck

The New York Times

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

June 22, 2015
by Rachel Aviv

The New Yorker

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

June 02, 2015
by G. Patricia Cantwell and Kim Juanico

Miami Herald

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

Nursing Leadership in Palliative Care: Challenges and Opportunities

May 06, 2015
by Beth Budinger Fahlberg PhD, RN, CHPN


Palliative Care Quality Measures: Challenging and Urgent

April 30, 2015
by Diane E. Meier, MD

BMJ Outcomes

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

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

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

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

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

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


Massachusetts Legislature Passess Critical Quality of Life Legislation

January 07, 2015
by Cancer Action Network staff

Cancer Action Network

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


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


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

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


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

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

August 13, 2014
by Gabrielle Birkner

The Jewish Daily Forward

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

August 13, 2014
by Matt Goodman

Dallas/Fort Worth Healthcare Daily

Disparities in Access to Palliative Care

July 30, 2014
by Cardinale Smith and Otis Brawley

Health Affairs

Insurers play growing role in palliative care expansion

July 29, 2014
by Mary Ellen Schneider

Oncology Practice Digital Network

Palliative Care for Dementia

July 02, 2014
by Stephen Connor


Family Caregiving and Palliative Care: Closing the Policy Gap

July 02, 2014
by Carol Levine and carol O’Shaughnessy

Health Affairs

Growth with Purpose

June 20, 2014
by Diane E. Meier, MD

Social Impact Exchange

How Hospital Palliative Care Programs Drive Value

June 11, 2014
by Christopher Cheney

Health Leaders Media

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

Teaching doctors when to stop treatment

May 20, 2014
by Diane E. Meier and Health Affairs

The Washington Post

The Next Generation of Palliative Care

May 13, 2014
by Martha Twaddle, MD

Hospitals and Health Networks

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

Metrics to Define and Measure Quality Pain Management

March 17, 2014
by Mary Ann E. Zagaria, PharmD, MS, CGP

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

Spin the Agencies of Record

February 06, 2014
by Patrick Coffee


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

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

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

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

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

Get organized when caring for a loved one

August 30, 2013
by Lori Firsdon

New Indiana rules would make it harder to get painkillers

August 22, 2013
by Shari Rudavsky

News 10

Rules would make it harder to get painkillers

August 22, 2013
by Shari Rudavsky

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

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

July 15, 2013
by Kevin B. O’Reilly

American Medical News

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 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)

St. Vincent Healthcare reinstates palliative care program

May 09, 2013
by Cindy Uken

The Billings Gazette

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


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

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

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


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


Palliative care cuts costs as much as 67%

October 26, 2012
by Alicia Caramenico


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

October 19, 2012
by Michelle Boorstein

The Washington Post

Palliative care moves beyond hospital setting

October 16, 2012
by Karen Cheung-Larivee


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

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

More doctors sought to meet hospice and palliative care demands

August 21, 2012
by Carolyne Krupa

American Medical News

AIP: Integrating Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit

August 13, 2012
by Jacob J. Strand, MD


NQF endorses measures for cancer care, care coordination, disparities

August 10, 2012
by Maureen McKinney

Language is Important

July 29, 2012
by Marian Grant

Journal of Palliative Medicine Blog

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


The Best Care Possible

July 19, 2012

The Leonard Lopate Show

Joe Cantlupe

July 13, 2012
by Joe Cantlupe

HealthLeaders Media

Palliative Care Challenged by Physician Shortage

July 13, 2012
by Joe Cantlupe

HealthLeaders Media

The Power of Stories: Listening to Our Patients

July 06, 2012
by Ken Covinsky


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

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

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

Targeted education may ensure early integration of palliative care

March 14, 2012
by Sun Hyun Kim, MD


Experimental music for palliative care

March 14, 2012
by Jeff Danna

Chicago Tribune

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

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

Palliative Care in the ICU

February 17, 2012
by Judith E. Nelson, MD JD


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

February 16, 2012
by Sean Morrison, MD


Palliative care challenges New York hospitals (Subscription Required)

February 14, 2012
by Barbara Benson

Crain's Health Pulse

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


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


Palliative care gaining popularity in Florida

January 16, 2012
by Nina Moini


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