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    Hi, Does anyone have a MJ use policy for their hospice they are willing to share? I am trying to both meet the CHAP requirement to have a policy, and provide improved care for our patients. Our hospice is in Washington State so patients have access ...

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    We are thinking of rebranding our Palliative Care team to another name due to the negative stigma with people thinking palliative care is hospice. Has anyone else done this? What name have you used or how have you gotten through to the community? ...

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    AAHPM is seeking individuals to serve on the AAHPM Quarterly editorial leadership team to manage the overall direction of the newsletter, contribute to planning meetings and solicit articles. To apply, send a letter of interest indicating the ...

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  • AAHPM, along with the National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care and RAND, hosted the CMS-funded MACRA Palliative Care Measures Project Technical Expert Clinical User Patient Panel (TECUPP) and Measure Specification Panel (MSP) meetings on April 10 and 11. A wide range of input was received to inform the development of two patient-reported performance measures ... Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: April 8-12, 2019
  • Interested in submitting an abstract for the 2020 Annual Assembly? The call for preconference workshops, 1-hour sessions, SIG-endorsed sessions, and interactive educational exchange is open through May 1. Not ready to submit? You have 2 more opportunities: Call for scientific papers and quality improvement project papers and posters (July 1-31) and Call for case submissions ... Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: April 1-5, 2019
  • Read the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM), the official journal of AAHPM. An Individualized, Interactive Intervention Promotes Terminally Ill Cancer Patients’ Prognostic Awareness and Reduces Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Received in the Last Month of Life: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial Chen Hsiu Chen, Jen-Shi Chen, ... Read moreHighlights of the April 2019 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

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