Category Archives: Palliative care

CMS Pilot to Offer Hospice Patients Both Palliative, Curative Treatments

A new pilot program will give hospice patients more options in the type of care they wish to receive at the end of life, according to CMS. The program, Medicare Care Choices Model, will allow Medicare beneficiaries with advanced cancers, … finish reading CMS Pilot to Offer Hospice Patients Both Palliative, Curative Treatments

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New Pediatric Palliative Care Campaign Helps Seriously Ill Children and Families Cope

Sadly, palliative care isn’t just for the elderly. Families of children diagnosed with serious illnesses can benefit from conversations with their medical providers, and information on supportive resources. But as hard a topic it is to discuss concerning adults, it’s … finish reading New Pediatric Palliative Care Campaign Helps Seriously Ill Children and Families Cope

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AHA Recognizes 8 Hospitals for Innovative Palliative Care Programs

Offering yoga and meditation to caregivers before the start of clinical meetings were among innovations in palliative care recognized by the American Hospital Association. Three palliative care programs that provide patient-centered, innovative end-of-life care received the 2013 Circle of Life … finish reading AHA Recognizes 8 Hospitals for Innovative Palliative Care Programs

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