TrendLens November 9, 2017 Community-Based Palliative Care Market Scan

Lisa Remington

Welcome to TrendLens…trends bending the curve in home health and post-acute care. In this issue, we focus on community-based palliative care in an ACO model and the importance of certification. 

Lisa Remington, President, Remington Health Strategy Group

Joint Commission Community-Based Palliative Care Certification provides an opportunity and structure for the development of specialty level palliative care services that are based on clinical practice guidelines and evidence based practice. Explore and gain more insight about Joint Commission certification with these resources.


Five Resources for Your Organization to Earn Joint Commission Certification


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Community-Based Palliative Care (CBPC) Certification will recognize home health and hospice organizations that provide top caliber, community-based palliative care to patients and families in their home (primary place of residence).

Learn more about certification


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Take 5: Community-Based Palliative Care Certification - Meeting the Needs of Chronically Ill Patients

Listen to a Take 5 podcast on meeting the needs of chronically ill patients


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Joint Commission Community-Based Palliative Care Certification Free Webinars

Access 2017 replays


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Request Access to Standards – Free 90-day trial of the standards

If you are new to accreditation, you can request a free, 90-day trial of the standards


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Community-Based Palliative Care Certification for Home Care: Question and Answers

What you should know before applying


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