Key Components of Palliative Care Programs

Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
October 29, 2014 Vol. IV Issue 43

Key Components of
Palliative Care Programs

Key Components of Palliative Care Programs This Week's Challenge: As the definition of palliative care is evolving to include not just the terminally ill, but those with serious illness and chronic conditions, a mixed approach to palliative care that provides everything from chemotherapy to pain symptom management to spiritual support is needed. Pain management and education are the top key components of palliative care programs, according to HIN's exclusive survey, 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Palliative Care.

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2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Palliative Care2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Palliative Care documents emerging trends in palliative care at 223 healthcare organizations, from the timing for initial consults to the care team, and the impact this specialized care is having on utilization and the patient experience.

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