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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

by MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL, Eureka Alert


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


HOW ARE YOUR “FEELINGS” TODAY?

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

by ELISHA WALDMAN, The Hill


Project ECHO: An Effective Means of Increasing Palliative Care Capacity

June 15, 2017

, AJMC.com


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


LAWMAKERS CONSIDER PALLIATIVE CARE BILL

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

by LYNN ANDERSON DAVY, 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


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, RevCycleIntelligence.com


Achieving Value Through Palliative Care

December 12, 2016

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


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, AJMC.com


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, Asbestos.com


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

, Philly.com


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, Philly.com


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, theheart.org 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

, WHO


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, Asbestos.com


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, USPharmacist.com


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, Nurse.com


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, Mirror.co.uk


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, SeniorJournal.com


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, En.Parset.com


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, AltoonaMirror.com


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, SeniorJournal.com


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, Inquirer.net


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, Mydatondailynews.com


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, WBIR.com


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, Statesman.com


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

February 17, 2013

by Julie Edgar, AnnArbor.com


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 Society.com


HPOE, CAPC release guide on palliative care services

November 15, 2012

, AHA News.com


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

, FreshNews.com


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 Practice.com


NQF endorses measures for cancer care, care coordination, disparities

August 10, 2012

by Maureen McKinney, ModernHealthcare.com


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

August 05, 2012

by Mary Orndorff Troyan, Al.com


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

, UCLA CHPR


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, FierceHealthFinance.com


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