Quality of Care in Hospice and Palliative Care

Cagle JG, Zimmerman S, Cohen LW, Porter LS, Hanson LC, Reed D. EMPOWER: An intervention to address barriers to pain management in hospice. J Pain Sym Mgmt. 2015 49(1):1-12

Kamal AH, Hanson LC, Casarett DJ, Dy SM, Pantilat SZ, Lupu D, Abernethy AP. The quality imperative for palliative care. J Pain Sym Mgmt. 2015 49(2):243-53

Schenck AP, Rokoske FS, Durham D, Cagle JG, Hanson LC. Quality measures for hospice and palliative care: piloting the PEACE measures. J Mall Med. 2014; 17(7):769-75

Cagle JG, Rokoske FS, Durham D, Schenck AP, Spence C, Hanson LH. Use of electronic documentation for quality improvement in hospice. Am J Med Qual, 2012; 27(4):282-90

Hanson LC, Rowe C, Wessell K, Caprio AJ, Winzelberg G, Beyea A, Bernard SA. Measuring palliative care quality for seriously ill hospitalized patients. J Pall Med, 2012; 15(7): 798-804.

Varela AM, Deal AM, Hanson LC, Blatt J, Gold S, Dellon EP. Barriers to hospice for children as perceived by hospice organizations in North Carolina. Am J Hosp Palliat Care, 2012; 29(3):171-6

Durham DD, Rokoske FS, Hanson LC, Cagle JG, Schenck AP. Quality improvement in hospice: adding a big job to an already big job? Am J Med Qual, 2011; 26(2):103-9

Schenck AP, Rokoske FS, Durham DD, Cagle JG, Hanson LC.  The PEACE project: identification of quality measures for hospice and palliative care.  J Palliat Med, 2010; 13(12):1451-9.

Abernethy AP, Aziz NM, Basch E, Bull J, Cleeland CS, Currow DC, Faircloth D, Hanson L, Hauser J, Ko D, Lloyd L, Morrison RS, Otis-Green S, Pantilat S, Portenoy RK, Ritchie C, Rocker G, Wheeler JL, Zafar SY, Kutner JS.  A strategy to advance the evidence base in palliative medicine: formation of a palliative care research cooperative group.  J Palliat Med, 2010;13(12):1407-13.

Hanson LC, Scheunemann LP, Zimmerman S, Rokoske FS, Schenck AP. The PEACE project review of clinical instruments for hospice and palliative care. J palliat Med, 2010; 13(10):1253-60

Bull J, Zafar SY, Wheeler JL, Harker M, Gblokpor A, Hanson L, Hulihan D, Nugent R, Morris J, Abernethy AP. Establishing a regional, multisite database for quality improvement and service planning in community-based palliative care and hospice.  J Palliat Med, 2010; 13(8):1013-20.

Hanson LC, Schenck AP, Rokoske FS, Abernethy AP, Kutner JS, Spence C, Person JL. Hospices' preparation and practices for quality measurement. J Pain Sym Manage, 2010; 39(1):1-8

Rokoske FS, Schenck AP, Hanson LC. The potential use of autopsy for quality improvement in hospice and palliative care. The Medscape J Med, 2008, 10(12): 289

Hanson LC, Usher B, Spragens L, Bernard S. Clinical and economic impact of palliative care consultation. J Pain Sym Manage, 2008; 35:340-346.

Oludamilola O, Hanson L, Usher BM, Qagish BF, Schwartz R, Bernard S. Validation of the Palliative Performance Scale in the acute tertiary care hospital setting. J Palliat Med 2007;10:111e117.