Hospice & Palliative Medicine
A new Joint Commission program offering advanced certification for hospital-based palliative-care services is accepting applications and...
An increasing number of hospitals are adding specialized teams
Hospitalists are ideally positioned to play a pivotal role in providing the kind of patient-centered care that could improve both quality and cost...
End-of-life management is rife with ambiguities, veteran hospitalist says
But before you start building a palliative care service, do your homework.
Proper palliative care coding will prevent an unwarranted increase in hospital mortality rates.
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Audio interview with a pediatric hospitalist who is starting a palliative care team
Listen to an audio interview with Ami Doshi, MD, who is spearheading an effort to establish a pediatric palliative care team at the University of...
Hospitalists can bill for subsequent care–just beware your notations
New study highlights the need for policy development, implementation
Wide variations in how orders are indicated should be a red flag to hospitalists