Trends in Hospice: Palliative Care Growth

September 2007
Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2007, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p90
The article focuses on the comprehensive palliative care program of the Hospice and Palliative Care of Charlotte Region in Charlotte, North Carolina. It discusses the effort and initiative and taken by the hospice to incorporate palliative care into its mission statement and to make the program work. Those initiatives include the creation of a productivity model, physical and organizational expansion to accommodate new services, and conducting inservices and discussions with health care staff.


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