Palliative in Practice

Clinical Care

Best practices in clinical care delivery to improve quality of life for patients living with serious illness and their families.

Veterans Affairs Moves the Needle in Median LOS with Concurrent Care Hospice

January 15, 2020

Dr. Ann Broderick addresses concurrent care hospice and its important role at the VA.

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Positive Impact of Palliative Care Education on ICU Nurses

November 20, 2019

How Aultman Hospital integrated palliative care across four ICU settings by surveying and training their bedside nurses.

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A Series of Observations on Opioids (Repost)

October 22, 2019

A roundup of Dr. Rosielle's Pallimed series on his evolution of thinking about opioids, policy, and more.

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How to Include a Pharmacist in the Palliative Care Mix

September 6, 2019

A discussion around the importance of palliative care pharmacy, including strategies for programs to partner with pharmacists.

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More Recipes for Success from Palliative Care Programs (part two)

August 8, 2019

Listen to podcast interviews between CAPC and palliative care specialists, which may help your program with specific challenges.

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Recipes for Success from Palliative Care Programs (part one)

July 29, 2019

Curated episodes of CAPC's podcast, based on trends that we found amongst member palliative care programs, and in the field.

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Pediatric Clinicians: Prescribe an Exciting Week of Normality

July 1, 2019

Thousands of children living with cancer will go to camp this summer, thanks to more than a hundred specialized camps around the country.

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Telemedicine 3.0: How Video Technology Can Support People With Serious Illness

June 12, 2019

Michael Fratkin, MD, discusses the important role that telemedicine plays in palliative care—for patients, clinicians, and programs.

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The Social Worker’s Role in Community Palliative Care: Insights from the Field

February 27, 2019

The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) gathered a dozen palliative care social workers to explore challenges with their role on palliative care teams.

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