Keyword: Center to Advance Palliative Care
MA plans could soon pay for healthy food, home repairs and transportation to church services if one palliative care specialist gets her way.
Clinicians are so focused on fixing problems and saving lives that they often avoid talking to patients about their prognosis.
Presbyterian Healthcare Services is using its expertise to help other providers establish effective palliative care programs.
Making palliative care available to a health plan’s sickest members can save thousands of dollars a year in inpatient costs and improve patient care.