Integrating Palliative Care to Strengthen Care Quality, Improve Efficiency & Reduce Costs

recording Integrating Palliative Care to Strengthen Care Quality, Improve Efficiency & Reduce Costs

You Will Learn:

  • Incorporate palliative care into your total team approach
  • Pilot your palliative care strategies
  • Create a sustainable model that fosters a collaborative culture of care among physicians
Access the pre-recorded audio conference
$269.00
 

Palliative care integration in health organizations is essential for improved care of the seriously ill. In fact, palliative care increases patient and family satisfaction, it improves quality and it has been shown to help to extend survival.

Palliative care programs also reduce health care costs and readmissions by as much as 50%, and work to link diverse hospital departments for more streamlined, efficient use of hospital resources.

This information-packed webinar explores how palliative care programs can help your facility achieve the ultimate win-win health care scenario: high-quality, well-coordinated medical care at lower cost.

Learning Objectives

During this interactive session you will learn how palliative care integration improves quality of care, cut costs, and reduce readmissions, along with practical advice on how to:

  • Incorporate palliative care into your total team approach
  • Pilot your palliative care strategies
  • Create a sustainable model that fosters a collaborative culture of care among physicians
  • Master public outreach, as well as patient and physician awareness
  • Set clear performance and outcomes expectations for palliative care teams
  • Navigate cultural issues and communication skills issues related to palliative care
  • Address ethical, legal, and practical issues in the setting of advanced illness

Product ID: 5880

Faculty

Dr. Diane E. Meier
Dr. Diane E. Meier
Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

Dr. Diane E. Meier is Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the United States. Under her leadership the number of palliative care programs in U.S. hospitals has more than tripled in the last 10 years. She is Vice-Chair for Public Policy and Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine; Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics; and was the founder and Director of the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, 1997-2011, all at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.


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