Latest American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Stories

2010-06-16 13:23:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Regence Foundation announced today it has selected four physicians and a statewide consumer coalition to receive Sojourns Awards. The award recognizes leaders in the field of palliative care.

2009-11-03 06:03:00


2009-10-13 09:00:00

The Institute for Palliative Medicine in San Diego officially launches PAL-MED CONNECT California's first statewide consultative service for palliative care SAN DIEGO, Oct.

2009-10-08 11:07:00

Palliative Care Psychiatry Program only one of its kind in the United States SAN DIEGO, Oct.

2009-10-07 12:07:21

Guidelines derived from a recent Consensus Conference, including recommendations on the role of healthcare providers in the assurance of quality spiritual care to patients in a palliative care setting, are published in a comprehensive report in Journal of Palliative Medicine.

2009-09-29 08:33:00

Article Finds Great Promise for Increasing Availability of Hospice in Nursing Homes ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept.

2009-09-24 09:51:00

Joan Teno to Receive NHPCO Distinguished Researcher Award ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept.

2009-06-25 14:28:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An article appearing in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (06/25/09) draws attention to hospice care in the U.S., the Medicare hospice benefit, growth in the field, and includes comments from recent MedPAC reports.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.