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    Hi Patricia, I'm just a fellow, but when I spent time with one of our home hospice agencies, that's exactly what the agency MDs did, and it seemed to not be a problem. Cheers - Ben ------Original Message------ Our hospice has 2 full ...

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    ​Yes to both questions. In my case,  I think it gives the attendings the out they need to allow them to refer their patients to hospice. However, I am connected to one hospital and their hospice and I only have about 40 patients on my hospice at any one ...

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  • The National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care: Working together to coordinate, communicate, and collaborate on advocacy, quality, and beyond Inaugural Issue #1 – What is the Coalition? Why is it Important? Welcome to the first blog post from our Coalition. If you have attended a hospice or palliative care conference in the last few years, it More
  • Listed below are a few articles from the most recent issue of the journal: Original Articles The Trial of Ascertaining Individual Preferences for Loved Ones’ Role in End-of-Life Decisions (TAILORED) Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve Surrogate Decision Making Daniel P. Sulmasy, Mark T. Hughes, Gayane Yenokyan, Joan Kub, Peter B. Terry, Alan B. Astrow, Julie A. More
  • The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), in collaboration with the National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care (NCHPC), is launching an exciting new initiative to build a comprehensive inventory of community palliative care programs across all service settings—including home, office/clinic, and long-term care. While there is growing research demonstrating the positive impact of palliative care More

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