Hospital Characteristics Associated with Palliative Care Program Prevalence

Updated May 18, 2020 | By CAPC Staff

Study analyzing the availability of palliative care in U.S. hospitals and examining the variation by hospital characteristics.

Over the past two decades, the number of hospitals with palliative care has increased significantly. This study conducted by Maggie Rogers MPH, Dr. Diane E. Meier, Dr. R. Sean Morrison, Dr. Melissa Aldridge and Jaison Moreno analyzes the availability of palliative care in U.S. hospitals and examines the variation by hospital characteristics, community-level socioeconomic demographics, health care markets, and geographic characteristics.

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