Navigation Links
New Palliative Medicine Hotline Reaches California
Date:10/13/2009

y phone and online with physicians, nurse practitioners, and clinical pharmacists caring for seriously ill patients," said Helen McNeal, Executive Director of The Institute for Palliative Medicine. "We expect this resource to make a significant difference in the lives of many patients and their families by connecting their healthcare professionals with specialized information, advice, and resources."

To date, the most popular topics among callers accessing PAL-MED CONNECT have been on safely prescribing opioids, converting between different therapies, pain management and having difficult family conversations. Despite formally operating only in San Diego until today, calls have come from as far away as Oklahoma and New York, demonstrating the critical need for this resource.

The experts at The Institute for Palliative Medicine have been providing outstanding education and research for 20 years since its founding as the Center for Palliative Studies in 1989. The Institute for Palliative Medicine has achieved international recognition for its innovative education programs, patient/family-centered research and evidence-based advocacy. In 2006, The Institute for Palliative Medicine helped pioneer the palliative medicine subspecialty approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties.

About The Institute for Palliative Medicine

The Institute for Palliative Medicine is internationally recognized for its excellence in palliative care education and research. Located on the campus of San Diego Hospice in San Diego, CA, The Institute for Palliative is the home of the PAL-MED CONNECT Hotline and is dedicated to the relief of suffering through the transformation of health care. It focuses on discovering, demonstrating and disseminating strategies for palliative care in existing health care systems whether here in San Diego or throughout the world. Physicians and healthcare professionals from around the globe come to The I
'/>"/>

SOURCE San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine Program Wins National American Psychiatric Association Gold Achievement Award
2. Discovering the Voice of Hospice and Palliative Care Worldwide: World Hospice and Palliative Care Day - October 10, 2009
3. New Palliative Medicine Fellowship Created to Train Pacific Northwest Doctors in End-of-Life Care
4. SIUE School of Pharmacy Launches Collaborative Site for Pain, Palliative Care Pharmacy
5. ESMO recognizes centers of excellence in palliative care for cancer patients
6. Need for Pain and Palliative Care Mentorship Addressed at PAINweek 2009
7. www.PalliativeDoctors.org: Organization Sheds Light on Hospice and Palliative Care
8. Palliative care intervention for patients with advanced cancer provides quality of life benefits
9. Chemo Plus Palliative Care Reaps Benefits
10. Euthanasia, Palliative Care Work in Unison in Belgium
11. Plain White Ts to Headline Lake Effect Benefit for Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care at Palmer House, Friday, August 28th
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2014)... Oconto Falls, WI (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 ... their third development project, The Cottages at MeadowLands Memory ... the growing population of those suffering from memory loss ... W.M. Enterprises, Inc., has approved the development of Oconto ... memory care. Cara Peterson, GM of The Cottages Investment ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Tucson-based company Outski ... benefits package, or health and wellness program, called 401(play)™. ... providing an effective way for employees to use their ... the program, employees specify the amount of each paycheck ... An employer benefits from offering a 401(play)™ plan to ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... latest blog post at http://www.perwickstrom.com , entrepreneur, author, speaker ... ways to light the “fire” in employees. , “Employers are ... some it’s a losing battle,” commented Per Wickstrom . ... employees get to the next level; which not only helps ... Per Wickstrom, 6 ways to light the “fire” in employees ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 29, 2014 Launched in 2012 by ... surpassed 20,000 hangovers earlier this year at its Vegas ... expansion and the publication of research data related to ... practice. , The only licensed medical practice dedicated to ... launched in 2012 and treated thousands of patients within ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... July 29, 2014 The Marietta cosmetic ... teeth whitening for high school and college students ... The teeth whitening is a safe, professional strength system, ... better confidence for students at these important stages in life. ... but have never had their teeth whitened. "After braces, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Cottages Investment Group Announces Third Development Project, The Cottages at MeadowLands Memory Care, Oconto Falls 2Health News:The Cottages Investment Group Announces Third Development Project, The Cottages at MeadowLands Memory Care, Oconto Falls 3Health News:The Cottages Investment Group Announces Third Development Project, The Cottages at MeadowLands Memory Care, Oconto Falls 4Health News:Outski launches 401(play)™ Plan to Employers as Part of an Employee Benefit / Health and Wellness Program 2Health News:Per Wickstrom’s Latest Blog Post Lists 6 Ways to Light the “Fire” in Employees 2Health News:Hangover Heaven Surpasses 20,000 Hangovers 2Health News:Hangover Heaven Surpasses 20,000 Hangovers 3Health News:Back to School Teeth Whitening Extravaganza For High School Students and Collegiates During August 2014 2Health News:Back to School Teeth Whitening Extravaganza For High School Students and Collegiates During August 2014 3
... of patent pending technologies, WELLINGTON, Fla., March ... QGP.WSB) (http://www.QuantumMD.com ) announced today that,the Board ... President and,Chief Executive Officer; have reached an agreement ... things, extend his term of employment,with the Company. ...
... to herbicides and insecticides , , FRIDAY, March 28 (HealthDay ... to pesticides in a new study comparing people with ... The study, published online in the open-access journal ... use of herbicides and insecticides, such as organochlorides and ...
... continuing economic,woes, applying quality initiatives to customer service ... great service to help establish a,premium for product ... new product development. "There is a greater need ... "Using Quality to Improve the Customer Experience," the ...
... A new survey shows that more than,two-thirds of consumers ... recent approval of the Food and Drug Administration., ... percent of,respondents said they were unsure about the safety ... Many respondents referred to,Dolly, the first cloned sheep, and ...
... YORK, March 27 Ten years ago, ... dysfunction launched a revolution in the way ... this report from Pfizer (NYSE: PFE ... can access video, audio, text, graphics and,photos ...
... testing likely contributed to increase , , THURSDAY, March ... United States have increased 123 percent in a decade, ... middle-aged patients, according to new findings. , The increases ... for which data are available. Death rates peaked in ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The Quantum Group Extends CEO's Employment Agreement 2Health News:The Quantum Group Extends CEO's Employment Agreement 3Health News:Family Study Associates Pesticide Use With Parkinson's Risk 2Health News:Superior Customer Service Imperative During Economic Downturn 2Health News:Sharp Rise in U.S. Hepatitis C-Related Deaths 2
(Date:7/28/2014)... July 28, 2014 KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the status of the KB001-A development program, including an ... KB001-A Collaboration Update KaloBios ... Pasteur to regain all rights to KaloBios, KB001-A program. ... into in 2010 has been terminated. Under that collaboration ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... RESTON, Va. , July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... management services, announced the Company has been awarded ... Medical Support Command (NEMSCOM) and its Deployable Medical ... to enable medical personnel to provide world-class healthcare ... any operating environment across the globe. The five ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014  Array BioPharma Inc. (Nasdaq:   ... fourth quarter and full year of fiscal ... discuss those results on Tuesday, August 12, ... Michael Carruthers , Chief Financial Officer ... 12, 2014Time:9:00 a.m. Eastern TimeToll-Free:(800) 708-4540Toll:(847) 619-6397Pass ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:KaloBios Provides Update on KB001-A Partnership and Clinical Status 2KaloBios Provides Update on KB001-A Partnership and Clinical Status 3KaloBios Provides Update on KB001-A Partnership and Clinical Status 4KaloBios Provides Update on KB001-A Partnership and Clinical Status 5KaloBios Provides Update on KB001-A Partnership and Clinical Status 6Serco Awarded $22.7 Million Contract to Support Deployable Medical Systems 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: