Loss of palliative care is a community’s loss
Commentary: More than 100 current patients and all possible future eligible patients stand to lose palliative care when PeaceHealth closes its outpatient palliative program.
Outpatient palliative care program unfortunately unsustainable
Commentary: Insurance reimbursement levels and rising costs across all service lines led to PeaceHealth’s decision to end its comprehensive outpatient palliative program and restructure to continue to “provide the essential components of the program.”
Community Voices / The coronavirus pandemic adds new twists to the ‘good death’
In our time of pandemic, the hackneyed phrase, “a good death,” has come to have new meaning and, yes, a new life.