A Path for Concurrent Cardiac & Palliative Care

July 15, 2019 | By CAPC Staff

In the recent issue of Cardiovascular Business, Dr. Diane E. Meier writes about the need for palliative care to be integrated into the care for all patients living with cardiovascular disease, "to help relieve symptoms, improve patient satisfaction, reduce avoidable utilization and costs, and extend survival." Dr. Meier outlines practical steps that cardiologists can take to partner with their palliative care colleagues, including identifying patients with a heavy burden of disease and distress, and more.

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