Hospice & Palliative Medicine
When should treating a cancer patient become more about controlling symptoms and making the patient comfortable than about trying to slow the...
Factors used in prediction model can help identify end-of-life patients at high risk of readmissions, prioritize resources to minimize risk
Hospice care techniques improved outcomes, comfort for dying patients
If you’re not embracing palliative care as a hospitalist—you lose part of your practice, California hospitalist says
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine EVP Explains Hospitalists' Important Role in End-of-Life Planning
Listen to more of our interview with Porter Storey, MD, executive vice president of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Proposed legislation would cover advance-care planning consultations between patients, healthcare providers
Studies reveal cost savings, lower rate of rehospitalizations, longer survival among patients receiving palliative care
Palliative care physicians help patients balance quality-of-life needs with disease-fighting treatment
Comfort-focused treatment approach maximizes patients' quality of life, gives physicians an emotional lift, reduces hospital costs