New at CAPC: January-March 2022
Here at CAPC, we're constantly creating new products—and updating existing ones—to make sure that you have the best tools and technical assistance to do your job. We're excited to share the below update with you:
Clinical Training Unit: Chronic Pain Strategies for Patients with Serious Illness
CAPC's clinical training unit, Chronic Pain Strategies for Patients with Serious Illness, contains comprehensive training in chronic pain management, risk mitigation, assessing opioid misuse, and assisting with access to treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) for patients living with serious illness. It addresses the connection between chronic pain, OUD and substance use disorder, and serious illness, and cover factors that impact decision-making for medically complex patients.
Health Care for Black Patients with Serious Illness: A Literature Review
In 2021, CAPC’s Project Equity workgroup conducted a comprehensive literature review to understand what is known about disparities in health care experiences and quality of life for Black people living with serious illness, and their families. CAPC has released the key findings from the literature review, the first of its kind.
Read the Key Findings
Breaking Point: Voices from the Front Lines of the Pandemic
CAPC's limited-series podcast, Breaking Point: Voices from the Front Lines of the Pandemic, features health care workers from across the country sharing eye-opening stories from the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Identifying glimmers of hope and progress amidst the chaos, they give an unfiltered snapshot of this unprecedented moment in time and paint a picture of how we can chart a way forward. Hosted by Drs. Diane Meier and Andrew Esch, episodes are available on Apple, Spotify, and other podcast platforms.
Serious Illness Strategies: Driving Value in High-Need Populations
CAPC’s new publication is a summary of implementation best practices for health plans and ACOs that are driving value in the care of high-need, seriously ill populations. The serious illness strategies are accompanied by links to technical assistance and resources, as well as recommended practical action steps and cautions from successful organizations
Hospital Palliative Care Impact Calculator
Calculate savings with the updated Impact Calculator. The calculator helps inpatient palliative care programs estimate hospital savings attributable to the palliative care team. Use this data to evaluate your program in relation to your peers, and plan forward. This interactive tool is free and open to all.