In the June 2019 NEJM Catalyst Insights Report, Care Redesign Survey: The Power of Palliative Care, Drs. Amy Compton-Phillips and Namita Seth Mohta reveal that the majority (60%) of patients who would benefit from palliative care do not receive it.

"The efforts of health care providers should be focused on improving access to these critical services for the patients who need them.” In fact, 77% of survey respondents stated that primary care physicians should receive additional training in palliative care. Value-based health care is also discussed as a means to support broader access of palliative care. Learn more.