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Palliative care for a pandemic

In a recent interview, Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, described how palliative care expertise and resources are, and can be, applied to the current crisis.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/04/08/3.htm
8 Apr 2020

Palliative care consults by default did not affect inpatient length of stay

Implementation of a default, opt-out palliative care consultation intervention for older hospital patients with advanced chronic illnesses did increase consult rates from 16.6% to 43.9% and significantly increased odds of discharge to hospice.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/01/24/palliative-care-consults-by-default-did-not-affect-inpatient-length-of-stay.htm
24 Jan 2024

Perspectives Examples

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/write/perspectives.html

Hospital-based palliative care may reduce ICU use

Implementation of palliative care services versus no implementation was associated with a 10% reduction in ICU use during terminal hospitalizations, a study found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/01/15/4.htm
15 Jan 2020

May 2020

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2020/05/

Patients increasingly discharged alive from inpatient palliative care, referred to home or outpatient programs

Cancer was still the most common primary diagnosis in those receiving inpatient palliative care, but other diagnoses are becoming more common, according to a retrospective analysis from 2013 to 2017.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/12/11/4.htm
11 Dec 2019

December 2015

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2015/12/

EHR-based mortality prediction model may help identify patients for palliative care

One hospital's electronic health record (EHR) automatically calculated a score predicting risk for death within six months for medical patients on a hospitalist service, and those with a score of 0.30 or greater were deemed eligible for a palliative care consult.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/07/24/2.htm
24 Jul 2019

May 24, 2023

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/05/24/

July 20, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/07/20/

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