Latest American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Stories

2010-07-12 12:02:00

Eight Programs Recognized as Circle of Life Honorees CHICAGO, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care will be recognized as the 2010 recipients of the Circle of Life Award(®): Celebrating Innovation in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, along with five others that will be awarded Citations of Honor. Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care in Kansas City, Mo.; Snohomish County Palliative Partnership in Everett, Wash.; and...

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.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.