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Meier: Palliative care is closer to being indispensable

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Nov 19, 2014

Palliative care is on its way to becoming such a recognized part of medical care that it will be seen as indispensable and an expected part of treatment, Dr. Diane Meier, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, told the 2014 CAPC National Seminar. Former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist, R-Tenn., talked about the role of the private sector in palliative care, and Dr. David Weissman called on palliative care professionals to find opportunities to educate. Pallimed blog (11/18)


Symposium helps physicians better relate to dying patients

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2014

Meier: Nurses engage patients, families in care discussions

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2014

Older ESRD patients may not understand conservative management

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Nov 19, 2014

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

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2014

Montreal's medical marijuana clinic has palliative care physicians

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2014

Pediatric HPM Competencies Unveiled

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Nov 19, 2014

Overuse of anti-clotting drugs may increase dementia risk

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Nov 19, 2014

Study: Dashboard flags high-risk drug regimens

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2014

CMS may use sequestration money to inflate hospice revenues

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Nov 19, 2014


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