Monthly Archives: August 2015

BUILDING A BETTER DOCTOR’S VISIT THROUGH TELEMEDICINE

Arizona Palliative Home Care started over three years ago as a small, experimental program within the massive Hospice of the Valley. It has about 350 patients contracted out for their brand of palliative care, a fairly new discipline that focuses … Continue reading

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How to Plan End-of-Life Care for Heart Disease

Dying is never easy to talk about, and even doctors sometimes fear that discussing end-of-life care with their patients will distress them. But that’s not true, according to Rachelle Bernacki, MD, and Susan Block, MD, of the Center for Palliative … Continue reading

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GROWTH OF HOSPICE CARE TRANSFORMING HOME-HEALTH AGENCIES ACROSS NEW JERSEY

Hospice care has grown so rapidly in recent years, climbing from 870,000 Medicare patients nationally in 2005 to 1.27 million in 2012, that it has reshaped the healthcare industry in New Jersey. One area where this change can be seen … Continue reading

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