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    The staff has put together this synopsis of AAHPM activities from the week of August 13, 2018: AAHPM, along with its registry partners, CAPC, GPCQA, NPCRC and PCQN, was awarded a $2.4 million 3-year grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation ...

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    Yes, if HIV is the terminal dx then you are responsible for payment of those medications, if HIV is not a contributing factor to terminal decline, and you can justify terminality without using HIV then the medications would not be the responsibility of ...

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    ​Infectious Disease is asking about whether we could have patients in hospice with HIV who want to continue their medication regime even though there is evidence of less benefit.  I wanted to reach out to other hospices that have experience with this ...

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  • The staff has put together this synopsis of AAHPM activities from the week of August 13, 2018: AAHPM, along with its registry partners, CAPC, GPCQA, NPCRC and PCQN, was awarded a $2.4 million 3-year grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to create and deploy a unified registry for palliative care. We believe it ... Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: August 13-17
  • Coalition Blog #5  The National Consensus Project (NCP) Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th edition, will be published on October 31, 2018. The new edition provides guidance and aims at improving access to quality palliative care for all people with serious illness, regardless of setting, diagnosis, prognosis, or age. The effort began with ... Read moreNCP Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care Systematic Review
  • Below are the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM). To access the articles, you must subscribe to JPSM or be a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). Pain in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients: A Multicenter Study Tatiana Talya Fleishman, Jacob Dreiher, and Pesach Shvartzman A Randomized Trial ... Read moreHighlights of the August Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

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