Quality of Care in Hospice and Palliative Care

Kamal AH, Bull J, Ritchie CS, Kutner JS, Hanson LC, Friedman F, Taylor DH, AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group. Adherence to measuring what matters measures using point-of-care data collection across diverse clinical settings. J Pain Sym Mgmt. 2016 51(3):497-503

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.