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Study: Palliative care, oncology partnership may improve outcomes

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Oct 22, 2014

Hospital co-rounding by palliative care specialists and oncologists was linked to reduced lengths of stay and readmissions, increases in hospice referrals, and fewer ICU transfers, according to a study to be presented at the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium. Dr. Richard Riedel of Duke University said the partnership model helped reduce misconceptions about the role of palliative care. Healio (free registration) (10/22)


3-minute assessment may help diagnose delirium in elderly

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Oct 22, 2014

RN calls for public action to embrace palliative care

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Oct 22, 2014

Study shows increase in hospice use along with intensive care

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Oct 24, 2014

Goodman: Maynard case take emphasis off end-of-life care

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Oct 22, 2014

Nursing groups launch hospice, palliative care campaign

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Oct 24, 2014

Decisions to go to West Africa to treat Ebola patients can be weighty

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Oct 22, 2014

CMS solicits feedback on Part D prior authorization form for hospice drugs

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Oct 22, 2014

2 nursing groups join forces to transform care and culture of serious illness

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Oct 22, 2014

Calif. to help Medicaid plans provide palliative care

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Oct 24, 2014


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