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Meier: Palliative care growth faces public, professional challenges

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014

Barriers to increasing palliative care include a lack of knowledge among the public and health care professionals, and a belief that it is near-death care, says Dr. Diane Meier, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care. Too few training programs and the way medical training is paid for are professional challenges facing palliative care, but more hospitals likely will embrace it as their payment models change to a focus on quality of care, she says. Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The (09/14)


IOM report says U.S. must improve end-of-life care

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

Artificial nutrition is difficult discussion for families

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014

Hospice faces challenges, criticism as it evolves

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014

Need to brush up on your knowledge of medication, palliative wound care and more?

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014

Palliative care teams help push end-of-life discussions

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

Frailty screening is useful tool for pre-op palliative care program

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014

Survey: Caregiving carries heavy cost in time, money

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014

Report: EHRs appear to contribute to physician stress

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 17, 2014

What's your level of knowledge of hospice and palliative medicine?

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 19, 2014


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