TITLE

Reach out to the community

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Nov2011, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p123
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses that partnerships between healthcare organizations can be successful if the same high standards of care are maintained. Include are comments from Flint Besecker, chief executive officer for the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in New York, who states it is important to reach out to the community. Also mentioned is the need for hospices to provide formal education sessions to the community and increase number of certified nurse practitioners for palliative care.
ACCESSION #
67333021

 

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