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2014-10-20 08:30:18

HPNA, HPNF, and HPCC have joined forces to transform the care and culture of serious illness PITTSBURGH, Oct.

2014-10-01 23:05:42

Improving quality of care for people with serious illness is critical for the patient, the family, society and the health care system.

2014-06-13 08:24:26

HAMDEN, Conn., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, home care and hospice are emerging as some of the most fertile ground on the healthcare landscape for accelerated integration to improve quality

2013-02-06 10:09:20

In a study that included data on more than 800,000 Medicare beneficiaries who died between 2000 – 2009, a lower proportion died in an acute care hospital in recent years, although both intensive care unit (ICU) use and the rate of health care transitions increased during the last month of life.


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