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Euthanasia, Palliative Care Work in Unison in Belgium

... ill people doesn't lead to reduced use of palliative care, Belgian researchers say. The team from ... instead of opposing each other, euthanasia and palliative care complement one another and often work in ... legal in Belgium, which also has a well-developed palliative care system. Of the patients included in the ...

Plain White T's to Headline Lake Effect Benefit for Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care at Palmer House, Friday, August 28th

... with a major benefit for Rainbow Hospice and palliative Care at the historic Palmer House on ... the loss of a loved one. Rainbow Hospice and palliative Care is a non-profit, community-based ... Ahern, President and CEO of Rainbow Hospice and palliative Care. "The ticket price is a real bargain, ...

Beth Israel Medical Center Receives Major American Cancer Society Grant Toward Improving Pain Management in Chinese Cancer Patients

... Recognized Department of Pain Medicine and palliative Care and Asian Services Center NEW YORK, ... recognized Department of Pain Medicine and palliative Care and the Asian Services Center has received a ... in the Department of Pain Medicine and palliative Care. "There is a major need to develop and ...

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Leader Suggests Health Care Reforms to Cut Costs, Ensure Quality Care for People with Serious Illness

... for the American Academy of Hospice and palliative Medicine (AAHPM). AAHPM was one of three groups ... significant cost savings of hospice and palliative care over usual care and suggested that both will ... enact reforms that would grow the hospice and palliative care workforce through support for faculty and by ...

White House Health Reform Stakeholder Discussion Brings Palliative Care to the Table

... Center to Advance palliative Care Director, Diane E. Meier, MD, Points to Workforce and Non-Hospice palliative Care NEW YORK, June 19 ... on Thursday, June 18. Center to Advance palliative Care (CAPC) director, Diane E. Meier, MD, was ...

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Leader Touts Quality, Cost Benefits of Palliative Care for Healthcare Reform

... Ill., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The role palliative care can play in improving healthcare quality and ... of the American Academy of Hospice and palliative Medicine (AAHPM), who spoke at a briefing on ... today. Morrison, director of the National palliative Care Research Center, said policymakers should ...

Palliative Medicine to be official journal of the Association for Palliative Medicine

... today announced that flagship medical journal palliative Medicine is to become the official journal of the Association for palliative Medicine. Formed in 1986, The Association for palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland (APM) is an ...

San Diego Psychiatrist Scott Irwin Honored With National Recognition

... palliative care psychiatrist from The Institute for palliative Medicine plays unique role SAN DIEGO, May 26 ... Scott Irwin, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the palliative Care Psychiatry Program (PCPP) at The Institute ...

$1.5 million awarded for palliative care research to improve care of seriously ill patients

... NY The American Cancer Society and the National palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC) are awarding $1.5 ... directed over $5 million towards supporting 38 palliative care research projects since starting this ... R. Sean Morrison, M.D., who is also professor of palliative Care, Geriatrics and Medicine at Mount Sinai ...

Elizabeth Edwards Presented With Person of the Year Award by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization at National Conference

... honors an individual outside of the hospice and palliative care community who is a true supporter of the ... brought to the assembled leaders from hospice and palliative care programs across the nation was the ... of all people -- is one shared by hospice and palliative care providers. A poignant moment came at ...

Author Declan Walsh Honored With National Leadership Award in Palliative Medicine

... -- - Dr. Walsh is the Primary Editor of palliative Medicine, a new Clinical Reference Published by ... 2009 Project on Death in America (PDIA) palliative Medicine National Leadership Award ( ... care by the education of the next generation of palliative care leaders. The award program promotes the ...

Author Declan Walsh honored with National Leadership Award in Palliative Medicine

... on receiving the American Academy of Hospice and palliative Medicine's 2009 Project on Death in America (PDIA) palliative Medicine National Leadership Award ( ... a physician leader who has advanced the field of palliative care by the education of the next generation ...

NHPCO Welcomes Kathleen Sebelius as HHS Secretary

... -- The National Hospice and palliative Care Organization welcomes Kathleen Sebelius as ... reform is a major focus at NHPCO and hospice and palliative care providers throughout the country are engaged ... of reform discussions, the nation's hospice and palliative care providers want to remind the administration ...

New International Alliance Launched to Address Urgent Needs of Palliative Care Patients Worldwide

... -- Today marks the launch of the Worldwide palliative Care Alliance (WPCA), a new global action network designed to focus exclusively on hospice and palliative care development worldwide. More than 100 million people and their families worldwide need palliative care and support each year; however, it is ...

Healthcare Reform Resolution Issued by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

... corners of the country, the National Hospice and palliative Care Organization's board of directors issued ... -- Adoption of a broader hospice and palliative care model that fosters a seamless ... opportunities to facilitate increased access to palliative care services; -- Recognition of the ...

Hospice Palliative Care Leadership Conference Kicks Off with Focus on Healthcare Reform and the Release of New Pediatric Standards of Care

... National Hospice and palliative Care Organization Welcomes 1,600 Professionals to ... -- More than 1,600 hospice and palliative care leaders, managers and industry experts have ... president and CEO of the National Hospice and palliative Care Organization. "We are raising awareness of ...

Palliative care skills training needed for health-care staff in sub-Saharan Africa

... study was conducted in collaboration with five palliative care services in South Africa and Uganda and the palliative care associations of South Africa (HPCA) and ... and carers appreciated efforts made by their palliative care team to provide information, many still had ...

Your Decisions Matter: San Diego Hospice Encourages You to Make Your Healthcare Decisions Known

... -- Join San Diego Hospice and The Institute for palliative Medicine, and Americans across the country, in ... San Diego Hospice and The Institute for palliative Medicine believes in the importance of advocacy ... via the San Diego Hospice and The Institute for palliative Medicine Web site at http://www.sdhospice.org ...

2nd Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day Builds on Growing Awareness of Advance Care Planning

... have been requested from the National Hospice and palliative Care Organization's Caring Connections program. ... vice president of the National Hospice and palliative Care Organization and a member of the NHDD ... 804-775-1092 The National Hospice and palliative Care Organization is providing administrative and ...

Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association Recognizes Volunteers in Hospice With 'Heart of Hospice Awards Luncheon'

... Winner - Kathy Fetters, Kansas City Hospice & palliative Care in Kansas City; Administrative Volunteer ... - Jesse Roberts, MD, NorthCare Hospice & palliative Care in North Kansas City; and Visionary Award ... CONTACT: Jane Moore Missouri Hospice & palliative Care Association 573-634-5514, ...

NHPCO President/CEO Meets with Nancy-Ann Min DeParle at White House

... of the administration to including hospice and palliative care in healthcare reform initiatives. Ms. ... a discussion about the benefits that hospice and palliative care bring to the U.S. healthcare system," ... CEOs and managers who are running hospice and palliative care programs in the U.S. She will deliver ...

The Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Medical Center is Named 2009 Center of Excellence Award Winner by the American Pain Society

... -- The Department of Pain Medicine and palliative Care at Beth Israel in New York is a 2009 winner ... Chairman of the Department of Pain Medicine and palliative Care at Beth Israel. "It is both affirming and ... in quality clinical care. The Pain and palliative Care Department at Beth Israel Medical Center in ...

'Comfort' Now Available to Caregivers of Ohio's Seriously-Ill Children

... with the assistance of the Ohio Pediatric palliative Care and End of Life Network (OPPEN). ... Comfort Line because we recognize that pediatric palliative care services are primarily located in the major ... and director of the Haslinger Family Pediatric palliative Care Center at Akron Children's Hospital. ...

Cleveland Conference: Quality Healthcare Can and Should Cost Less

... PM End of Life: Too Much Acute Care, Too Little palliative Care Moderator: Maureen P. Corry , ... John Mastrojohn III , National Hospice and palliative Care Organization Sean Morrison , National palliative Care Research Center Naomi Naierman , American ...

Nurses and allied professionals at heart of cardiovascular prevention and management programs

... and death. 1. CCNAP 2009 will present palliative Care Guidelines for Heart Failure patients in ... of occasions. There is an increasing demand for palliative care intervention especially for their physical, ... of the cardiovascular nurse with that of the palliative care nurse, whose skills are focused on ...

NHPCO Comments on Misleading Quote in Associated Press Article and Provides Helpful Information

... -- The National Hospice and palliative Care Organization wants all people to know that ... how you die, it's about how you live. Hospice and palliative care focuses on how dying persons and their loved ... president and CEO of National Hospice and palliative Care Organization. "The quote from that news ...

NHPCO Statement on MedPAC Recommendations to Congress

... -- Today, the National Hospice and palliative Care Organization released the following ... changing needs of dying Americans. Hospice and palliative care providers, through the support that comes ... are: Advancing hospice and palliative care programs as the recognized providers of ...

Grants to Increase Access to Hospice and Palliative Care for Rural and Homeless Veterans Awarded by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

... -- The National Hospice and palliative Care Organization is pleased to announce the ... is designed to increase access to hospice and palliative care services for rural and homeless veterans. ... CA Colorado Center for Hospice & palliative Care, Colorado Springs, CO Community ...

President Obama & Congress Act to Ensure Access to Compassionate End-of-Life Care for Patients & Families

... Over the past year, the National Hospice and palliative Care Organization, the Alliance for Care at the ... membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United ... organization created by the National Hospice and palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) to provide a more ...

Hospice By The Bay Offers Health Care Professionals Free Training in End-of-Life Care

... By The Bay, a regional resource for hospice and palliative care, is offering specialized trainings in ... By The Bay , a regional resource for hospice and palliative care, is offering specialized trainings in ... national leaders in the field of hospice and palliative care, through grants from the Robert Wood Johnson ...

Hospice By The Bay and Foundation Merge Under One Governing Board

... Bay, a Bay Area regional provider of hospice and palliative care, and its Foundation have merged into one ... Bay , a Bay Area regional provider of hospice and palliative care, and its Foundation have become one entity, ... and participate in the delivery of hospice, palliative care and other clinical programs. Hospice By ...

JAMA Article Provides Guidance to Physicians on End-of-Life Care

... understand what constitutes quality hospice and palliative care and determine which end-of-life care options ... years. With more than 1,400 hospital-based palliative care programs and 4,700 hospice programs across ... "Referring a Patient and Family to High-Quality palliative Care at the Close of Life," written by Teno and ...

San Diego Medical Community Receives First-Ever Accredited Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program

... DIEGO, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for palliative Medicine's Fellowship Program received full ... -- the first accredited fellowship program in palliative medicine in San Diego. Located on the campus of San Diego Hospice, The Institute for palliative Medicine has trained fellows since 2000 and its ...

New Palliative Medicine Hotline to Call San Diego Home

... The Institute for palliative Medicine in San Diego will operate California's first statewide consultative service for palliative care resources SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Communities in California lacking palliative medicine resources will now receive top ...

National End-of-Life Organizations Release Consensus Statement on Hospice, the Medicare Hospice Benefit, and Key Issues for the Future

... -- Today, the National Hospice and palliative Care Organization along with several national ... care are the American Association of Hospice and palliative Medicine, Hospice and palliative Nurses Association, National Association for Home ...

Study to explore ethical challenges health professionals face while caring for children with LTNMDs

... aims to integrate the principles of pediatric palliative care (PPC) into the care of individuals living ... Drs. Geller and Rushton claim that "ACP, and palliative care more broadly, should not be restricted ... Association-clinic directors and pediatric palliative care specialists to develop clinical and policy ...

Elsevier announces new partnership between the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management and the AAHPM

... journal of the American Academy of Hospice and palliative Medicine (AAHPM). The JPSM will continue to ... the official journal of the National Hospice and palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and the United States ... as varied as the international diversity of palliative medicine, the economics ...

In Support of World AIDS Day, FHSSA Announces New Partnerships That Include the First In-Country Partnerships in Namibia and The Gambia

... partnering initiative links African hospices and palliative care providers with American hospices and ... medication, little or no access to hospice and palliative care, and desperate situations of suffering, ... Evercare Hospice and palliative Care in Virginia with Evangelical Lutheran Church ...

UT Houston launches geriatric training with $3.25 million in grant, matching funds

... M.D., director of the Division of Geriatric and palliative Medicine and professor and associate chair of ... component of TEXAS. Dyer, chief of Geriatric and palliative Medicine at LBJ General Hospital and director of Geriatric and palliative Medicine at Memorial Hermann TMC, is a ...

Ten Tips for Coping with Grief and Loss During the Holidays

... BY SAN DIEGO HOSPICE AND THE INSTITUTE FOR palliative MEDICINE SAN DIEGO, Nov. 20 ... San Diego Hospice and The Institute for palliative Medicine offers the following tips for coping ... About San Diego Hospice and The Institute for palliative Medicine San Diego Hospice and The ...
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