CAPC News Bites

April 12, 2018

According to a study, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) is potentially curative for patients with various blood cancers, but the intensity of this treatment leaves some patients with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), even years after the transplant. The study  found … read more

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April 23, 2018

Providing palliative care to Medicaid beneficiaries requires innovative program design strategies. See how providers, payers, and policy leaders in California are adopting these strategies. read more

April 12, 2018

Tips for how to get your palliative care program off the chopping block when your organization is thinking conservatively and looking to cut costs. read more

March 30, 2018

Dr. Parag Bharadwaj, Chief of Palliative Care Medicine at Sentara Health in Norfolk, VA, discusses his approach to recruiting, training, and retaining palliative care staff. read more

March 22, 2018

Twenty hospice providers discuss challenges to community-based palliative care program implementation and offer tips and solutions for overcoming them. read more

March 20, 2018

Dr. Greg Kimura discusses how his program helps patients throughout the continuum of care and addresses the importance of patient satisfaction and ongoing physician training. read more