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

Scaling Home-Based Palliative Care to Better Serve the Seriously Ill Population

Updated September 14, 2020

A former systems director shares how his team successfully saw additional high-need patients and families, without taxing resources.

Moving Into Nurse Leadership: From Barista to Palliative Care Lead

September 1, 2020

An inspiring nurse leader shares lessons learned in a Starbucks leadership training program, which prepared her for the role of palliative care lead.

The Case for Better Behavioral Health Integration in Serious Illness Care Settings

August 10, 2020

Plus, practical steps that palliative care teams can take in order to implement a behavioral health model on the organizational level.

New Payment Models Provide Opportunities to Enhance Care in Nursing Homes

Updated July 27, 2020

A background on payment and quality of care in nursing homes, and one team's success in reducing avoidable hospital transfers.

Using Palliative Care to Support Equitable Care in the Midst of COVID-19

Updated June 15, 2020

An overview of COVID-19-related health and health care inequities for African Americans, palliative care’s role in caring for impacted patients and families, and CAPC tools to support these efforts.

“We Are in a War”: Mitigating Burnout in COVID-19

Updated July 13, 2020

Insights from health care and military experts on how the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating burnout in health care professionals, and strategies to make it through this uncertain time.

Providing Soul Care in the COVID-19 Era

Updated May 18, 2020

A palliative care social worker and chaplain share how they are supporting patients, families, and colleagues during the pandemic.

Leveraging CME Requirements to Improve Palliative Care Delivery

Updated March 30, 2020

A deep dive into continuing medical education (CME) requirements across the country and how palliative care fits in.

Telemedicine: Virtual Connection in an Age of Social Distancing

Updated July 13, 2020

Dr. Michael Fratkin makes the case for telemedicine and provides tips for the best possible interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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