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Two ways to enhance palliative care

According to this groundbreaking research article from the physicians at MD Anderson, we can enhance palliative care in two key ways: 1- Having "a system in place to trigger a referral when patients meet criteria..." 2- Providing outpatient palliative care resources that "deliver personalized, timely patient-centered care..." Fittingly, my new book, The Journey's End, comes to the same conclusions. In fact, one of its key themes is that we need to reform the healthcare payment model and re-focus on end-of-life care in medical education. If you're interested, my book provides a road map for implementing such changes.

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