Tag Archive for ‘palliative care’

Primary palliative care

Practicing primary palliative care: A call to action

The surgical patient populations with unmet palliative care needs are identified and the validity of training clinicians in providing this care, particularly as part of an interdisciplinary team, is described.

Dateline DC

Dateline: DC—House passes ACS priority bills before starting in-district work period

This month’s column summarizes three key health care proposals that were passed by the House in July: the Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act, the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act, and the ASC Payment Transparency Act of 2018.

Meeting attendees

TQIP annual meeting continues to advance quality trauma care

Topics covered at the 2016 TQIP meeting in Orlando, FL, are summarized, including practice guidelines for palliative care,  the ACS TQIP Collaboratives program, and lessons learned from the Pulse nightclub mass casualty event.

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