Palliative Care

Oct 20, 2020
AHA is partnering with the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and asking hospital and health system leaders to reexamine their approach to palliative care, identify patients needing additional support and build a care plan centered on the whole patient, both clinical and emotional needs.
Oct 20, 2020
Check out these stories of real people living with a serious illness and benefitting from palliative care.
Oct 20, 2020
Meet our team of experts working restlessly to advance the care of patients living with a serious illness. We believe understanding what matters to the patient holds the keys to better care. And we’re here to give you the strategies, resources and connections to build or strengthen a palliative…
Sep 28, 2020
To better support patients and their families through an acute or chronic illness, hospitals are adopting team-based models of care that encompass patients’ medical and social needs across the care continuum.
Jul 16, 2020
Spectrum Health Lakeland in Saint Joseph, Mich., and Novant Health in Winston-Salem, N.C., will receive 2020 Circle of Life Awards for their programs to expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care.
Jul 16, 2020
Two programs that expand the reach of palliative and end-of-life care will be honored with the 2020 Circle of Life Award. Now in its 21st year, the Circle of Life Award celebrates innovation in palliative and end-of-life care.
May 14, 2020
In this episode, Marie Cleary-Fishman, vice president of clinical quality at AHA is joined by Diane Meier, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care and faculty at Mt. Sinai Health Systems in NYC and MacArthur genius awardee to discuss COVID-19’s impact on caring for seriously ill patients.
Apr 1, 2020
This Center to Advance Palliative Care webinar for AHA members discusses tools, skills, and training that hospitals and health systems should deploy immediately to ensure appropriate symptom management and patient communication in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 21, 2019
Cedars-Sinai President and CEO Tom Priselac talks with Diane Meier, M.D., director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, about building a culture of goal-concordant care for seriously ill patients.
Oct 23, 2019
So what is palliative care? It’s specialized medical care for people living with a serious illness. And, it’s based on the needs of the patient, not on the patient’s prognosis. In today’s health care environment, more and more hospitals and health systems are forming and training multidisciplinary…