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    Great to see so many friends, new and old, last week. On Twitter, some of us were sharing the top three takeaways from the Annual Assembly. As I came here and didn't see any posts that captured the excitement of last week, I thought I would try to get ...

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    My understanding is that hospices must use occurrence span code 77 to identify days of care that are not covered by Medicare due to untimely physician recertification.  So the hospice continues to provide service and is not paid. ------------------------------ ...

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    Hello, everyone!  The Neuro-Palliative Community Meeting is scheduled for Thursday 3/15 from 12-1 pm in Room 202. We will be discussing the vision for our group going forward. Don't miss the chance to shape our community! ------------------------------ ...


  • Jean S. Kutner, MD MPH/MSPH FACP FAAHPM Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Chief Medical Officer, University of Colorado Hospital, CO Who has most influenced your work and what impact has he or she had? Patients and their families, mentors, colleagues and personal experiences with illness ... Read moreAAHPM Visionary: Jean S. Kutner
  • James L. Hallenbeck, MD Associate Professor of Medicine, Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, CA  Who has most influenced your work and what impact has he or she had? David Weissman and Charles von Gunten early on welcomed me into their work on education, which in turn helped me get to know and work ... Read moreAAHPM Visionary: James L. Hallenbeck, MD
  • End-of-life and palliative care providers are often called upon to help ease the burden of care for faraway family members. But it’s important to know about new technology that can bridge the gap and allow adult children, grandchildren, and siblings to be involved and in-the-loop. Communication devices, monitors, and even senior-oriented GPS tracking can all ... Read moreHow Technology Can Bridge the Miles Between Family

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