Palliative Care

Jul 16, 2020
Spectrum Health Lakeland in Saint Joseph, Mich., and Novant Health in Winston-Salem, N.C., will receive 2020 Circle of Life Awards for their programs to expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care.
Jul 16, 2020
Two programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care will be honored with the 2020 Circle of Life Award. Now in its 21st year, the Circle of Life Award celebrates innovation in palliative and end-of-life care.
May 14, 2020
In this episode, Marie Cleary-Fishman, vice president of clinical quality at AHA is joined by Diane Meier, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care and faculty at Mt. Sinai Health Systems in NYC and MacArthur genius awardee to discuss COVID-19’s impact on caring for seriously ill patients.
Apr 1, 2020
This Center to Advance Palliative Care webinar for AHA members discusses tools, skills, and training that hospitals and health systems should deploy immediately to ensure appropriate symptom management and patient communication in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 21, 2019
Cedars-Sinai President and CEO Tom Priselac talks with Diane Meier, M.D., director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, about building a culture of goal-concordant care for seriously ill patients.
Oct 23, 2019
So what is palliative care? It’s specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness. And, it’s based on the needs of the patient, not on the patient’s prognosis. In today’s health care environment, more and more hospitals and health systems are forming and training multidisciplinary…
Sep 10, 2019
In this AHA Stat Blog, Marie Cleary-Fishman, R.N., AHA vice president of clinical quality, talks about the new digital Palliative Care Support Hub, where hospitals and health systems can find everything they need for designing, measuring and expanding palliative care services that put patients…
Aug 23, 2019
Chronic diseases affect 133 million Americans of all ages, including 12 million adults and 400,000 children who have serious illnesses. By 2025, nearly half the population will have one or more chronic conditions.
Aug 15, 2019
The University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, a 2019 Circle of Life honoree, uses music and art therapy, along with spiritual care, to reduce pain and anxiety and improve quality of life for patients and families in its palliative care program.
Aug 12, 2019
Often quietly and out of the public eye, the vital work of advancing health in America happens on many fronts.