Palliative Care

Dec 18, 2017
AHA outlines its opposition to a potential policy that would cut payments to hospitals treating hospice patients.
Dec 11, 2017
Listing and articles about Circle of Life Award-winning programs.
Circle of Life Winners The Circle of Life Awards honor innovative palliative and end-of-life care in hospices, hospitals, health care systems, long-term care facilities, and other direct care providers. The 2017 awards are supported, in part, by the California Health Care Foundation, based in…
Dec 11, 2017
Circle of Life Criteria The Circle of Life Award honors programs that: Serve people with life-limiting illness, their families, and their communities. Demonstrate effective, patient/family-centered, timely, safe, efficient and equitable palliative and end-of-life care. Use innovative…
Dec 11, 2017
Circle of Life Award The Circle of Life Awards honor innovative palliative and end-of-life care in hospices, hospitals, health care systems, long-term care facilities, and other direct care providers. The Circle of Life Awards seek to shine a light on programs and organizations that can serve…
Jul 12, 2017
Two programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care will be honored with the 2017 Circle of Life Award: Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, along with three programs awarded a Citation of Honor.
Press Release Programs Bring Innovation to Palliative and End-of-Life Care Two programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care will be honored with the 2017 Circle of Life Award: Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, along with three programs awarded a…
May 12, 2017
Does your organization have an innovative palliative and end-of-life care program? If so, consider applying for the 2018 Circle of Life Award.Since 1999, the “Circle of Life Award: Celebrating Innovation in End-of-Life Care” has honored shining examples of human compassion – care that helps people…
Apr 17, 2017
A health care crisis can be the worst possible time to make legal and medical decisions for yourself or for the care of a loved one.Yet, that is often the case when complex decisions about care have not been made ahead of time. The physical and emotional impact of accidents and acute illness can…
Jul 17, 2014
Three programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care will be recognized as the 2014 recipients of the Circle of Life Award: Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, along with one awarded a Citation of Honor.
Dec 11, 2012
Advanced Illness Management Strategies — Part 1 In 2012, CPI focused on approaches to managing life in the gap —the transition period between the first-curve and second-curve economic markets, specifically in advanced illness management (AIM). Hospitals are uniquely positioned to implement best…
Jul 27, 2012
Highlights of the Continuing Journey of Past Circle of Life Winners 2012 Organization: Haslinger Family Pediatric Palliative Care Center at Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, OH Innovative highlights recognized were its expressive therapy center, focus on research and education and…