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White Paper for Global Palliative Care Advocacy

October 8, 2018

White Paper for Global Palliative Care Advocacy: Recommendations from a PAL-LIFE Expert Advisory Group of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Vatican City The Pontifical Academy for Life (PAV) has released a white paper published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine detailing work from the PAL-LIFE project and outlining strategic recommendations for improving global palliative care. … Continued

Nationwide Quality of Hospice Care

November 3, 2017

To start off National Hospice Month, the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management published the initial results of Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP). Zheng NT, Li Q, Hanson LC, Wessell KL, Chong N, Sherif N, Broyles IH, Frank J, Kirk MA, Schwartz CR, Levitt AF, Rokoske F. Nationwide Quality of Hospice Care: Findings from the … Continued

Psychiatric Illness and Utilization of End-of-life Care

October 9, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Kyle Lavin on the publication of his study “Effect of Psychiatric Illness on Acute Care Utilization at End of Life from Serious Medical Illness” in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Read the article here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28495487