Press Releases

Mount Sinai School of Medicine Establishes National Palliative Care Research and Training Center

New York, NY (July 28, 2005) — Christopher Angell, Esq., president of the Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation, announced that the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale ...

Expert Panel's Recommendations Highlight Need for Palliative Care

NIH State-of-Science Statement Released New York, NY (April 7, 2005) — A National Institutes of Health (NIH) statement describing serious shortfalls in the quality of medical care provided to patients ...

New Study Underscores Need for Palliative Care

Annals of Internal Medicine Says Physicians Rarely Discuss Defibrillator Use with Their Sickest Patients New York, NY (December 7, 2004) — A new study showing doctors rarely discuss the pros ...

Palliative Care Becoming New Standard In Patient Care

New England Journal of Medicine Outlines Key Components of Effective Palliative Care for Seriously Ill Patients New York, NY (June 16, 2004) — The New England Journal of Medicine released ...

Palliative Care Leadership Centers Launch Site Visits, Mentoring for Healthcare Organizations

New York, NY (February 2, 2004) — The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) today launched its Palliative Care Leadership Center (PCLC) Initiative to address growing demand from healthcare organizations ...

Palliative Care Leadership Centers on the Road to Success

New York, NY (October 7, 2003) — Since the Palliative Care Leadership Center (PCLC) initiative was announced in August 2003, interest has grown steadily – there are currently almost 200 ...

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards Grants Totaling 4.5 Million To Increase Availability of Palliative Care in U.S. Hospitals

Designed to Improve Care for Millions Suffering Serious Illness New York, NY (August 5, 2003) — The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), a national program of The Robert Wood ...

Palliative Care Necessary Before Last Stages of Life: New Study Casts Doubts on Old Perceptions

New Study Casts Doubts on Old Perceptions New York, NY (May 15, 2003) — New research from the San Francisco VA Medical Center, published in the Journal of the American ...

Palliative Care Programs Rapidly Growing in Nation's Hospitals: AHA Study Highlights New Trend in Health Care Delivery

AHA Study Highlights New Trend in Health Care Delivery New York, NY (January 2, 2003) — Hospitals have been starting palliative care programs at a rapid pace, according to the ...

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