Pioneers in hospice palliative care say trend will continue through this century

August 2007
Hospice Management Advisor;Aug2007, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p73
The article focuses on the survey of National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) that there is an increase in the number of hospices providing palliative care services since 2003 in Alexandra, Virginia. Some hospice organizations have integrated palliative care into both home care and hospice services. NHPCO has identified a smaller hospice, the Coastal Hospice in Salisbury, which is also a pioneer in the area of palliative care.


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