Only 1% of Myocardial Infarction Patients Get Palliative Care

Among myocardial infarction (MI) patients only about 1% receive palliative care, even for patients who have a terminal prognosis, according to recent research. These patients represent an underserved population who need care as well as an untapped market for palliative care providers. Most of the (MI) patients who did receive palliative care died during hospitalization, […]

Researchers Work to Expand Palliative Care Among Native Americans

A national team of researchers are collaborating to improve access to palliative care among tribal communities in the United States. The project will focus on the Cheyenne River, Rosebud and Pine Ridge Reservations in South Dakota. It follows previous work to improve cancer care on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge reservations in the same state. […]