Outpatient Cardiac Palliative Care Reduces Healthcare Utilization

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have put forth statement recommending early and continuous access to palliative care for patients with heart disease. There is a national shortage of palliative care providers, and often outpatient palliative care clinics are not profitable to institutions with billing alone. However, early integration of palliative care has been proven to improve the quality of life of patients with advanced heart failure. Other studies have suggested that general palliative care has cost savings to hospital systems.
Source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: (907) Source Type: research

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