Providing care at the end of life

March 2009
Marketing Health Services;Spring2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
This article discusses research by the Center to Advance Palliative Care indicating that well designed palliative programs can reduce hospital costs. These services can mitigate the need for many intensive care services, pharmacy services, and laboratory costs. The development of a partnership between the Cleveland Clinic Fetal Care Center and the Hospice of the Western Reserve to offer palliative services to perinatal infants is also described.


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