NHPCO has released their annual facts and figures report which reports on hospice and palliative care statistics for 2014. You can review the entire report here. This article contains some of the highlights.
A new report from Hospice Analytics and Dr. Lisa Lindley shows that Florida hospice providers offer 500% more pediatric hospice services than the national average.
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) publish an article recently in which they look at palliative care and discusses how changes in clinician behavior and rethinking palliative medicine can help patients better meet their goals.
Kate Binnie, a therapist who is writing her dissertation on yoga, pain and palliative care discusses how mindful yoga can help patients manage their breathlessness.
Thank you to the Kentucky Association of Hospice and Palliative Care for a great Annual Conference. mumms had a great time at the conference, catching up with old friends and making several new ones.