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"Palliative Care Is the Only Medical Field That I Feel Like I'm Treated As a Person, Not As a Black Person": A Mixed-Methods Study of Minoritized Patient Experiences with Palliative Care

Study exploring differences in patient experiences by race/ethnicity when receiving palliative care.

Using Photographs to Bring Dignity to Patients and Help Clinicians Find Meaning and Joy in Work

Patient-selected photographs at the bedside impacted patients' sense of dignity and clinicians' sense of meaningful work.

Emergency Department Clinician Experience with Embedded Palliative Care

A study in the Journal of Palliative Medicine reports benefits of embedding palliative care clinicians into the emergency department.

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"Palliative Care Is the Only Medical Field That I Feel Like I'm Treated As a Person, Not As a Black Person": A Mixed-Methods Study of Minoritized Patient Experiences with Palliative Care

Study exploring differences in patient experiences by race/ethnicity when receiving palliative care.

Using Photographs to Bring Dignity to Patients and Help Clinicians Find Meaning and Joy in Work

Patient-selected photographs at the bedside impacted patients' sense of dignity and clinicians' sense of meaningful work.

Emergency Department Clinician Experience with Embedded Palliative Care

A study in the Journal of Palliative Medicine reports benefits of embedding palliative care clinicians into the emergency department.

Palliative Care Referrals in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension rarely receive palliative care.

Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Behavioral Pain Management for Persistent Pain

Palliative care clinicians can help by using behavioral pain management.

Feasibility of RESTORE: An Online Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Intervention to Improve Palliative Care Staff Wellbeing

An approach to help palliative care staff to manage work-related stress and promote wellbeing.

Palliative Care Utilization Fluctuates with Income and Insurance Coverage

Study describes socioeconomic trends in the utilization of palliative care in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.

An Educational Intervention to Enhance Palliative Care Training at HBCUs

Study exploring Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) residents attitudes towards their palliative care education.

Facilitators and Barriers to Recruiting Surgeons into Hospice and Palliative Medicine Training

Study to identify facilitators and barriers to palliative medicine fellowship training among physicians from a surgical specialty.

Growing Numbers of Medicare Providers and Beneficiaries in Accountable Care Models

Medicare estimates 13.2 million beneficiaries in one of three models.

Perceptions of Palliative Care Program Viability During the Pandemic: Qualitative Results From a National Survey

Study exploring palliative care program leaders’ perceptions of the future viability of their programs.

Barriers to Palliative Care Access in Patients With Intellectual Disability: A Scoping Review

Study suggests that patients with intellectual disability may have reduced access to palliative care than the general population.

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