In-hospital palliative care provided cost savings to hospitals, patients

“Palliative care programs are increasingly prevalent in US hospitals, but the financial incentives for hospitals to deploy them are not well understood,” Ian M. McCarthy, PhD, assistant professor of economics at Emory University, said in a press release. “Palliative care programs have proven highly effective at addressing a wide range of needs felt by patients and their families.” More.

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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