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$250,000 Grant Awarded to National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization from Technology Grant Program
Date:4/9/2008

ALEXANDRIA, Va. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization announced today that it has received a cash grant of $250,000 from a court-approved fund benefiting non-profit organizations in health care, the arts, education and underserved populations.

NHPCO will apply this unrestricted grant to increase online and web-based educational opportunities for hospice professionals, support research and policy about quality hospice and palliative care provision, and help expand public understanding of the benefits of quality end-of-life care.

This new grant comes the very week NHPCO is launching its new, expanded online educational portal for professionals. This new Internet-based resource -- unlike existing training opportunities in the field -- will provide online courses offering continuing education credits to a range of professionals. Online learning modules will include clinical topics, management and leadership offerings, and sessions designed to increase capacity of the hospice interdisciplinary team.

Additional support will also be available to ongoing research initiatives, NHPCO's Quality Partners program that is helping providers build organizational excellence and improve patient outcomes, and Caring Connections, NHPCO's consumer focused initiative that provides information on hospice, advance care planning, family caregiving and more.

"This funding and earlier grants of Fujitsu technology are essential as we support initiatives to educate and train professionals, expand research about care at the end of life, and increase awareness of quality hospice and palliative care and work to ensure that all people who can benefit from the services hospices provide will have access," said J. Donald Schumacher. "Our deep appreciation goes out to Fujitsu."

This generous award reflects the ongoing interest and support that Fujitsu has had for hospice and palliative care provisio
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