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Physician: Misunderstandings about hospice care affect outcomes

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016

Misunderstanding and mistrust of hospice care lead to unnecessary suffering, faster declines and missed opportunities for better lives for patients with serious illness, writes Dr. Steve Landers, CEO of the VNA Health Group. An additional barrier to hospice care is that many clinicians aren't prepared to talk about it. The Huffington Post (02/08)


CMS seeks more hospice visits in last days of life

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016

Social worker cautions against making assumptions about death

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Calif. ruling affects end-of-life decision-making at nursing homes

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016

Del. group seeks public input to improve end-of-life care

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Physician receives palliative care award named for her mentor

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Follow-up to Measuring What Matters project: Methodological Research Priorities in Palliative Care and Hospice Quality Measurement just published

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Researcher: Hospice visits by professionals matter

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016

Cancer patient brings end-of-life question into political discussion

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

ADA releases diabetes management guidelines for LTC, nursing facilities

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016


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