Palliative Care: ‘The Secret Weapon Hiding In Plain Sight’

Updated May 18, 2020 | By CAPC Staff

Dr. Diane E. Meier speaks to Forbes about the value of palliative care.

CAPC Director Dr. Diane E. Meier tells Sachin H. Jain at Forbes that “palliative care is the secret weapon hiding in plain sight for people living with serious illness”. Whether it’s with an older patient managing comorbidities or a younger patient dealing with an unexpected diagnosis, palliative care can improve people’s qualities of life by providing them skilled and responsive care while helping to rein in costs for patients, families and health systems. Sachin H. Jain agrees it’s time to make this secret weapon less of a secret.

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