Clinical CareTraining, Policy Changes Would End Clinician Shortages in Palliative Care, CAPC Leader Says
A worsening shortage of palliative care physicians is predicted over the next 14 years. One healthcare leader suggests ways to...
StrategyCity of Hope to Invest $1B in New Irvine Cancer Care Campus
The organization said it is accelerating its plans and upping its investment in Orange County, in response to the market's...
Clinical CareHere's the SCOOP: New Oncology Pathway Program Boosts Patient Outcomes
A healthcare system is pioneering provision of palliative care and supportive services to oncology patients receiving curative treatment.
Clinical CareNever Say 'Die': Why So Many Doctors Won't Break Bad News
Robust research shows that doctors are notoriously bad at delivering life-altering news.
Clinical CarePalliative Care Faces Staffing Shortages as 'Workforce Valley' Looms
Unless new policies are adopted, a steady decline in the number of palliative care physicians is expected for the next...
Strategy'Stonewall Generation' Confronts Old Age, Sickness—And Discrimination
In a country where most elder care is left to family, many LGBTQ people are estranged from relatives and don't...
StrategyCMS Launches 'Comprehensive Review' of Nursing Homes Regulation
CMS Administrator Seema Verma details a five-point plan to improve quality of care and regulatory enforcement at the nation's nursing...
Clinical CareHow to Offer Palliative Care in Oncology Outpatient Clinics
This approach features a collaboration between the clinical team and a nurse practitioner specialized in palliative care.
StrategyHumana, Private Equity Consortium Finalize $4.1B Kindred Purchase
The acquisition comes as the consortium finalizes the $1.4 billion acquisition of Curo Health Services. Humana will have a 40%...
Clinical CareCaris Healthcare to Pay $8.5M in False Claims Settlement
The Knoxville-based, for-profit hospice chain says it disputes the allegations brought out in a whistleblower lawsuit, but settled the case...
StrategyAnthem Completes Aspire Acquisition Early
The insurer aims to serve more patients outside the hospital setting.