Palliative Care

May 21, 2019
Organizations that provide palliative or end-of-life care may apply through Aug. 16 for the 2020 Circle of Life Awards.
May 8, 2019
The Circle of Life Awards: Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care are presented annually to recognize outstanding and innovative initiatives and programs. In particular, the Circle of Life Awards seek to honor programs that can be models for other health care organizations…
Dec 20, 2018
Also in this weekly roundup of health care news: how mandated access to at-home palliative care has made all the difference for some patients; and a town’s first-person account of battling the opioid epidemic.
Sep 7, 2018
The AHA and Center to Advance Palliative Care this week announced a strategic partnership to develop and disseminate training and other resources to help health care providers expand access to palliative care and adopt a population health approach to improve care for patients with serious illness.
Jul 27, 2018
Three programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care today received 2018 Circle of Life Awards.
Jul 10, 2018
Three programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care will receive 2018 Circle of Life Awards July 27 at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego.
Jun 5, 2018
Organization: Bluegrass Care Navigators, Lexington, Kentucky. Organization: Bluegrass Care Navigators, Lexington, Kentucky. Innovation highlights were its strong, diverse partnerships; strategic, thoughtful innovations; and care in the gaps. Recent Achievements:
Jun 4, 2018
Organization:  Louisiana State Penitentiary Hospice Program, Angola, LA.  Angola is widely viewed as one of the toughest prisons in the US—most inmates are serving life-time sentences.  Average age of those in the prison is 42; average age of death is 52.  The hospice’s…
Jun 4, 2018
Organization:  Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY.  The program was cited for creation of a Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care equal to other medical departments; integration of a certified hospice program as a resource…