Keys to Effective Palliative Care Training Models

Palliative care clinical education avenues have expanded in recent years, but providers say the well may not be filling up quickly enough to meet demand. Communication and peer support elements are among the key training elements for palliative workforce sustainability and growth. Recruiting and retaining palliative care professionals can be a difficult feat for organizations, […]

HCA Healthcare Launches Hospice, Palliative Care Fellowship Program in Florida

Nashville-based HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: HCA) and the University of Central Florida (UCF) recently added a new graduate fellowship in hospice and palliative care medicine to their existing repertoire of training programs. The program will accept two fellows annually. The fellowship will launch in July 2023 at HCA Florida Osceola Hospital, the Orlando VA Medical […]

Advance Care Planning a Bridge to Hospice Among Latino Communities

Early access to advance care planning can be a vehicle for greater health equity among underserved Latino communities, recent research has shown. Early advance care planning can help strengthen trust between providers and patients and families, according to a recent report from Compassion & Choices and the National Hispanic Council on Aging. As with other […]