Palliative Care

Martha Twaddle, M.D., medical director for palliative medicine and supportive care at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital and chair of the 2023 Circle of Life Award committee, speaks with this year’s three honorees about what drives them to overcome barriers in palliative care and how to…
The American Hospital Association is proud to be a major sponsor of the 2023 Circle of Life Award, which honors health care organizations that are demonstrating innovative palliative or end-of-life care to impact the patients, families and communities they serve.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore and the Center for Hospice Care in Mishawaka, Ind., will receive 2023 Circle of Life Awards July 17 at the AHA Leadership Summit in Seattle for their innovative efforts in palliative and end-of-life care. Prospero Health in Boston also will receive…
The application window for AHA’s 2024 Circle of Life Awards is now open. The award recognizes programs and organizations that provide innovative palliative or end-of-life care. The deadline to apply is July 10.
Talking about death or dying is an uncomfortable topic for many of us. Hospitals and health systems provide life-saving treatments and care for people as they recover from illness or injury. Just as important, health care organizations are transforming end-of-life care to better care for people…
Organizations that provide palliative or end-of-life care are encouraged to apply for the 2023 Circle of Life Awards.
Palliative care is the medical sub-specialty that treats the symptoms and stresses of serious illness.
In this first episode of a two-part series hosted by AHA’s Living Learning Network, leaders from the AHA and the Center to Advance Palliative Care discuss palliative care strategies, challenges and lessons learned throughout the pandemic.
Palliative care is the medical sub-specialty that treats the symptoms and stresses of serious illness.
The deadline has been extended to apply for the 2022 Circle of Life Awards: Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care. The new deadline is Friday, Aug. 27.