CAPC News Bites

April 22, 2015

CAPC Director Diane E. Meier and Amy S. Kelley, MD, MSHS, have penned an article that points to the evidence supporting palliative care’s impact on healthcare value. The authors say the high concentration of healthcare spending among seriously ill patients can be assuaged by palliative care, … read more

Health Reform Quarterly

Spring, 2015
  • Emily Warner
  • By Emily Warner, JD
    Senior Policy Analyst

Greetings, Palliative in Practice readers, from the chilly perimeter of spring. This equinox, we mark our wobbling arc around the sun with the rebirth of old things, like debate about the Sustainable Growth Rate, and a call to repeal the Affordable Care Act.  In this time of uncertainty about … read more

The Palliative Pulse, March 2015 

  • Dan Altano
  • By Dan Altano
    New Media Manager

CAPC has added new online courses to its robust curriculum designed to provide an integrated approach to palliative care skills for all frontline clinicians. Course units include Pain Management, … read more

Has this ever happened to you? After successfully leapfrogging the obstacles involved with getting your palliative care program off the ground, you suddenly find yourself with an increased need … read more

In this installment of our My Palliative Care Moment series, CAPC Member Dr. Rab Razzak, Director of Outpatient Palliative Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine, details a pivotal moment early in … read more