Medical School Lands $1.27M to Create a Palliative Care Telehealth Program

The Duke Endowment has awarded the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) a $1.27 million grant to create a statewide program combining two popular trends in the health care industry — palliative care and telehealth. The primary objectives of the program are to offer end-of-life care to South Carolina’s population and increase the knowledge of what palliative care is […]

Palliative Care Has Grown Without Being a Cash Cow for Providers

Interest in palliative care programs has boomed over the last 15 years, but the adoption of this type of care has taken place largely in hospitals, according to a recent report in Health Affairs. But with palliative care now much more common, further growth could accelerate in home- and community-based settings. Palliative care—which focuses on providing […]

Online Directory Provides Location-Based Search for Palliative Care

Seeking palliative care for a family member or loved one with a serious illness can be a difficult responsibility. However, the New York-based Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is looking to make this process easier by introducing its “expanded” online Palliative Care Provider Directory. Palliative care is a specialized form of medical care for people […]