Health System Strategies
A coordinated, system-wide approach ensures that patients and families receive palliative care services when and where they need them. This toolkit contains guidance on organizing a health system palliative care initiative, including the CAPC tools and resources that can be used to support your palliative care strategy.
What’s in the Toolkit
Get the Most Out of CAPC Membership
Leverage CAPC tools to coordinate palliative care initiatives system-wide.
Leveraging CAPC membership to start a new program, grow the service or expand into new care settings, and train all clinical staff.
Trinity Health used CAPC’s evidence-based tools and best practice guidelines in each of its hospitals, and implemented a systemwide dashboard for monitoring palliative care program structure processes and performance measurement outcomes.
Know Your Organization's Strengths and Gaps
Evaluate the needs of patients with serious illness across the health system, and design a comprehensive palliative care strategy.
A guided tool for planning a health system palliative care initiative, taking into account the system's culture, structures, and processes.
A checklist to organize information about each site or market within the health system to identify similarities across sites, needs, and unique strengths that should inform palliative care strategies.
Skills-Building for All Clinicians
Standardize best practices in the care of patients with serious illness through workforce training.
How health systems can use CAPC's clinical training curriculum to strengthen care of patients with serious illness.