CAPC Delivers Important Briefing on Perceptions of Palliative Care

Updated August 15, 2019 | By CAPC Staff

Diane E. Meier, MD, and Lisa Morgan, review the latest research to date on perceptions and attitudes toward palliative care.

Diane E. Meier, MD, Director of CAPC, and Lisa Morgan, Chief of Marketing and Communications of CAPC, delivered an important briefing to the palliative care community on Thursday, August 8, 2019. The topic: New Research on Perceptions of Palliative Care. During this event, they reviewed the latest and most comprehensive research to date, on perceptions and attitudes toward palliative care.

Among the key findings from new qualitative and quantitative research for the consumer and referring physician audiences were:

  • Awareness, perceptions, attitudes, and interest in palliative care, and how they may have shifted in recent years
  • Barriers to using palliative care
  • Terminology, definitions, and messaging to be used when discussing palliative care with key audiences

The slides and recording from CAPC's briefing, as well as the Public Opinion Strategies (POS) slides, are availablehere.

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