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Differentiating Palliative vs. Hospice Care

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PALLIATIVE CARE

HOSPICE CARE/EOL

PALLIATIVE CARE: A PARADIGM SHIFT

PREVENTATIVE - PROTECTIVE - REHABILITATIVE

THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, THE US DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND MEDICINE MOVE PALLIATIVE CARE TO THE PRIMARY CARE SETTING!

THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

WHO,…

2021 Update on Multiple Chronic Conditions

In November 2020 the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), convened the Summit on Transforming Care for People Living with Multiple Chronic Conditions. The summit wasattended by over 100 researchers, clinicians, patients and thought leaders committed to improving the care for persons living with multiple chronic conditions (MCC).

During this 2-day summit participants assisted…

NATIONAL TRENDS IN POLICY AND PRACTICE: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Multiple Chronic Conditions Resource Center has collaborated with the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing on the National Trends in Policy and Practice: Making a Difference Conference. October 13-15th, 2021 in Savannah, GA at the Hyatt Regency, Riverfront.

This interdisciplinary conference offers over 10 continuing education credits for medicine, nursing, physician assistant,…

NATIONAL TRENDS IN POLICY AND PRACTICE: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Savannah, Georgia
October 13-15, 2021
Hyatt Riverfront

National, interdisciplinary conference for healthcare professionals, attorneys and general public to inform and update on the current trends in health policy and clinical practice.

Over 10 Continuing Education Credits available for: medicine, nursing, physician assistants,…

Patient Safety – After 20 Years, Shouldn’t We be Doing Better? September is Patient Safety Month

In 1999, the Institutes of Medicine (now called the National Academy of Medicine) published To Error is Human: Building a Safer Health Care System, reporting the U.S. healthcare system was unsafe because of medical errors.

Johns Hopkins patient safety experts…

Hospice Accountability – It’s About Time

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General in July 2019, issued 2 reports on Hospice care in the U.S.

Palliative Interventions: The Prevention of Symptoms in Chronic Conditions

The implementation of palliative interventions in the effective management of chronic conditions:

  • Prevents exacerbation of chronic conditions
  • Reduces admission into hospital
  • Promotes physical functioning and well-being
  • Collaborates with the healthcare team to meet patient and family needs
  • Individualizes and prioritizes patient-directed care

In…

Keeping Hospice from Defining and Directing U.S. Palliative Care: Letter to Senator Loeffler

Senator Kelly Loeffler
3625 Cumberland Blvd
Suite 970
Atlanta, GA 30339

February 19, 2020

RE: PCHETA Palliative Care & Hospice Education Training Act HR647/S2080; Hospice Care Improvement Act; Helping Our Senior Population in Comfort Environments (Hospice) Act HR5821; Hospice Care Improvement Act S2807; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office…

National Trends In Policy And Practice: Making A Difference

What?

Interdisciplinary conference for:

  • physicians,
  • nurses,
  • physician assistants,
  • physical therapists,
  • chiropractors,
  • social workers,
  • attorneys and general public on:

Current trends in health policy and clinical practice for America's largest patient populations.

Why?

Conference…