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Meeting the needs of older adults with serious illness : challenges and opportunities in the age of health care reform

Author: Amy S Kelley; Diane E Meier
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2014.
Series: Aging medicine.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meeting the Needs of Older Adults with Serious Illness: Challenges and Opportunities in the Age of Health Care Reform provides an introduction to the principles of palliative care, describes current models of delivering palliative care across care settings, and examines opportunities in the setting of healthcare policy reform for palliative care to improve outcomes for patients, families and healthcare institutions.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Meeting the needs of older adults with serious illness
(OCoLC)880554679
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy S Kelley; Diane E Meier
ISBN: 9781493904075 1493904078
OCLC Number: 890377295
Description: 1 online resource (235 pages) : illustrations
Contents: When More is Less: Overuse of medical services harms patients --
Disparities in Access to Palliative Care --
Family Caregiving and Palliative Care: Aligning Theory, Practice, and Policy --
This is Your Life: Achieving a Comprehensive, Person-Centered Model of Care at the Intersection of Policy, Politics, and Private Sector Innovation --
Hospice and Health Care Reform: What is the Optimal Path? --
Palliative Care in the Long Term Care Setting --
Quality and Outcome Measures --
Palliative care's impact on utilization and costs: Implications for health services research and policy --
Long-term Services and Supports: A Necessary Complement to Palliative Care --
The Manifest Destinies of Managed Care and Palliative Care --
Models of Care Delivery and Coordination: Palliative Care Integration within Accountable Care Organizations --
Implementing a Care Planning System: How to Fix the Most Pervasive Errors in Health Care --
Igniting Action to Integrate Palliative Care in our US Health System: The Role of Disease Specific Advocacy Groups A cancer advocacy case study --
What do you mean you don?t also offer palliative care? Effective public engagement to harness demand to improve care for serious illness --
Research Priorities in Palliative Care for Older Adults --
Medical and Nursing Education & Training.
Series Title: Aging medicine.
Responsibility: Amy S. Kelley, Diane E. Meier, editors.

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