Mexico Improves Provisions for End-of-Life Care – Human Rights Watch


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Mexico Improves Provisions for End-of-Life Care
Human Rights Watch
Ensuring good health care at the start of life is a longstanding goal for the global community, and major funding backs efforts to reduce maternal and child deaths. By contrast, health care at the end of life – a need almost as universal as care during

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Hospice improves end-of-life care for patients with lung, colorectal cancers – Healio

Hospice improves end-of-life care for patients with lung, colorectal cancers
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Families of patients with lung cancer or colorectal cancer reported that their family member had improved end-of-life care and better symptom relief before death while in hospice care, according to published findings in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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More Primary Care Involvement Improves End-of-Life Care – AAFP News


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More Primary Care Involvement Improves End-of-Life Care
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Researchers at the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care investigated how the degree to which primary care physician are involved with patients at the end of life influences the quality of their care. In the study …

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Pilot program that includes video decision aids improves end-of-life care in Hawaii – News-Medical.net

Pilot program that includes video decision aids improves end-of-life care in Hawaii
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A program encouraging physicians and other providers to discuss with patients their preferences regarding end-of-life care significantly increased the documented incidence of such conversations and the number of patients with late-stage disease who

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Coordination of Care Based on Patient-Reported Outcomes Improves End-of-Life … – Targeted Oncology


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Coordination of Care Based on Patient-Reported Outcomes Improves End-of-Life
Targeted Oncology
Coordinating radiation therapy teams and palliative care teams based on patient reported outcomes (PROs) improved outpatient symptom management and decreased end-of-life hospitalizations, as well as costs of care for patients with late-stage cancer, …
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Dr. Ford Vox: Making decisions in advance improves end of life – Capital Times

Dr. Ford Vox: Making decisions in advance improves end of life
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Warner and Isakson aren't advertising their bill as a cost-containment measure, in deference to that peculiar vein of American politics that once called end-of-life care coordination a "death panel" and got it excised from the Affordable Care Act. But

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