Latest American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Stories

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.

2009-06-19 11:00:00

GLENVIEW, Ill., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress can help diminish barriers to quality care for people with serious illness, according to Howard Tuch, MD, MS, a spokesperson for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM).

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".