2015 Poster Sessions

A System Approach to Inpatient Palliative Care Services

Ministry Health Care has recognized the need to expand the reach of palliative care services and identified these services as a strategic imperative. Palliative Care aligns well with the values ...

Community Palliative Care Reduces Hospital Readmission

The Allina Health Community Palliative Care Team has provided service in the Twin Cities, Minnesota community for eight years. The team is composed primarily of eight specially trained home health ...

Integration into a County/Safety-Net Teaching Hospital

The palliative care inpatient consultation program is a Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Project under the Texas 1115 Healthcare Transformation Waiver. Prior to this initiative the hospital had no ...

New and Revised Requirements for The Joint Commission Advanced Palliative Care Certification Program

During 2014, The Joint Commission reviewed its Advanced Certification in Palliative Care program, and researched changes in the field of palliative care that may necessitate modifications to the program. Using ...

Organizations' Cultural Readiness for Palliative Care

NIH and JACHO are recommending the development Palliative Care as a supplementary service for patients. Also, oncologists are searching for practical solutions to holistically care for their oncology patients. Usually, ...

Redesigning the Role of The Palliative Care Team To Expand Services

Our 900 bed hospital is the flagship hospital for the system’s 9 hospitals and is located in a largely rural area in eastern North Carolina. The 18 bed Palliative Care ...

Stand By You: An Interprofessional Compassionate Service

This poster will outline the collaborative efforts between Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and Baptist Health South Florida to develop an interprofessional compassionate volunteer service for patients at the end ...

The Integration of Palliative Care in Rural Tennessee

Maury Regional Medical Center is located in Columbia, Tennessee and is licensed for 255 acute care beds. MRMC is the largest hospital between Nashville, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama. MRMC serves ...

VNS /Hospital Partnership for In Home Palliative Care

There is a growing need for home-based palliative care services, especially for seriously ill individuals who want to avoid hospitalizations and remain with their regular outside care providers. This poster ...

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