CAPC News Bites

May 21, 2018

In Politico’s recent piece on the five unintended consequences of addressing the opioid crisis, hospice and palliative care patients are said to be among those negatively affected. read more

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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

June 4, 2018

With recent policy changes, Medicare Advantage is moving into new territory in its ability to customize care for the needs of patients with serious illness. Learn about these changes, as well as considerations for palliative care programs. 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