Are health care systems, patients, and families prepared for tough conversations and decisions about health care preferences and medical interventions?
Aggressive moves by payers teaming up with big players such as CVS are advancing their healthcare programs into the home. How does this impact healthcare organizations?
Multidisciplinary teams across the care continuum work each day to determine the best ways to identify the highest risk patients.
Increasing hospice services can reduce hospital admissions among all residents of a nursing home, including those not enrolled in hospice.
Spending on Medicare beneficiaries in their last year of life accounts for about 25% of total Medicare spending on beneficiaries age 65 or older.
Highmark offers unique palliative care services to its Medicare Advantage members and supports hospital palliative care through value-based contracts.