CAPC News Bites

December 6, 2018

The nomination period for the Technical Expert Clinical User Patient Panel (TECUPP) and Measure Specification Panel (MSP) for the CMS Palliative Care Measures Project is now open. Nominations can be submitted until January 4, 2019. This project is a collaboration between the Centers for … read more

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January 4, 2019

Happy New Year from the CAPC team! To kick off 2019, we're excited to announce the most read blog posts of 2018. read more

January 2, 2019

As a former academic hospitalist and current Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellow, Dr. Karl Bezak shares insights about how both hospitalist and palliative care teams can work together most effectively to ensure the best patient care. read more

December 27, 2018

As Geriatric Coordinator, Emergency Medicine of Morristown Medical Center, Susan Boyle shares her team's journey of initiating palliative care consults in the emergency department, and its positive impact on patients and families. read more

December 13, 2018

As nurse practitioner of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Rona Johnson shares the systems and processes her team established to encourage advance care planning discussions, and the tools developed to measure these conversations. read more

December 10, 2018

Dr. Diane E. Meier and Larry Beresford discuss the 2018 NASEM Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illnesses, which delved deeply into the challenge of safely managing the pain of people with serious illness in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic. read more