Clinical pathways help hospices improve care

June 2009
Hospice Management Advisor;Jun2009, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p65
The article reports on the Condition of Participation's (COP) requirements and their relevance for the improvement of clinical pathways and hospice care in the U.S. It mentions that COP was established in December 28, 2008 and cites its significance in data collection for the assessment and benchmarking for the improvement of clinical pathways. Karen Baranowski, clinical nurse educator of Intermountain Homecare, mentions the efficacy of clinical pathways to several providers of medical care.


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