CAPC News Bites

September 17, 2018

Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) has announced that a new evidence-based certification is now available to palliative and hospice social workers. This certification, APHSW-C, requires the candidate to have education and experience in the field and pass an entry-level exam … read more

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October 8, 2018

Dr. Edward Machtinger, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Women's HIV Program at UCSF, shares insight from his work in trauma-informed care, which can incorporated across disciplines and specialties. In this interview, we learn about the impact of one’s emotional, psychological, and social history, and how trauma underlies and perpetuates many serious illnesses. read more

October 4, 2018

President and CEO of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) Edo Banach and Diane Meier discuss the value of partnerships for ensuring access and quality, preparing for value-based payment, and the importance of evolving as leaders in order to transform the health care system. read more

October 1, 2018

Listen to Drs. Meier and Mittleman discuss what it would take to provide better care for dementia patients, and understanding the psychosocial options for treatment—for both the person with dementia, and his/her family. read more

September 19, 2018

In this blog post, CAPC interviews three recipients of the Cambia Health Foundation Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program, to discuss their experience in the program and development as leaders. read more

September 6, 2018

Senior vice president and CMO of the American Hospital Association (AHA), Dr. Jay Bhatt discusses the role of health care as we prepare for the transformation to value, as well as the importance of integrating palliative care services across all hospitals in the United States. read more