Key Characteristics of Palliative Care Patients

Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
July 16, 2014 Vol. IV Issue 28

Key Characteristics of
Palliative Care Patients

Key Characteristics of Palliative Care Patients This Week's Challenge: The definition of palliative care has evolved: it is no longer intended just for the terminally ill, but is also beginning to encompass those with serious illness and multiple chronic illnesses who can still benefit from quality of care and life, say respondents to a recent survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network. We wanted to see the key characteristics of palliative care patients.

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2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Palliative Care
2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Palliative Care delivers a comprehensive set of metrics from more than 223 healthcare organizations, from the timing for initial palliative care consults to composition of the palliative care team to the impact this specialized care has on healthcare utilization and the patient experience.

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Editor: Patricia Surdovel, psurdovel@hin.com;
Publisher: Melanie Matthews, mmatthews@hin.com

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