CAPC News Bites

July 11, 2018

According to a new study in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, men with advanced cancer are 30 percent less likely than women to consider palliative care. Scientists analyzed data from 383 individuals with advanced cancer between the ages of 22 and 90, who had been asked about their … read more

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June 29, 2018

The palliative care field in the Philadelphia area was once very silo'd. With the creation of the Delaware Valley Palliative Care Collaborative (DVPCC), palliative care providers from different health systems now work together to bridge professional isolation and improve continuity across settings. read more

June 21, 2018

To ensure that the seriously ill have access to quality palliative care services in community settings, we’ve created the CAPC Payment Accelerator to support programs with the information and tools needed to secure sustainable financing. read more

June 13, 2018

Teresa Harvey of Transitions LifeCare in Raleigh, NC, discusses her program’s recent success of growing from 300 to 800 consults, including the steps and growing pains that came with it. read more

May 18, 2018

Palliative care skills are essential for clinicians working with people with end stage kidney disease, but training for nephrology fellows is lacking within kidney supportive care. read more

May 4, 2018

Additional highlights from CAPC’s home-based palliative care interview series, focusing on the following elements of program design: demonstrating value, addressing financial health, and attaining sustainability. read more

May 4, 2018

Highlights from CAPC’s home-based palliative care interview series with a special focus on program design: patients served, services, and the interdisciplinary team. read more