Category Archives: Blogs

Geripal: The Long Term Care Insurance Con Game

September 22nd, 2014 | Tags: | Posted in Blogs, Uncategorized | No Comments

“You are getting older, and are concerned about the costs of nursing homes and long term care.  So, you decide…

Geripal Blog: The Shortsighted Argument in Limiting Hospice Access

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  It feels like every passing day brings with it more news of an aggressive campaign to reign in the…

Palliative Care Success Blog: “Future of Palliative Medicine Practices”

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  Thursday October 29, 2009:  Will reform help or hinder the practice of Hospice and Palliative Medicine(HPM)? Help, if HPM…

Geripal Blog: Social Workers Are Awesome

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  Social Workers Are AwesomePosted: 15 Mar 2010 02:00 AM PDT In 1927, Francis Peabody remarked that “The secret of…

Palliative Care Success Blog: Building a Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) Medical Staff

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  Thursday October 29, 2009:  A former colleague with many years of hospital executive experience recently accepted a position as…

Geripal Blog: Q&A with Jeff Gordon – Author of “A Death Prolonged”

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Books, Stories | No Comments

Description:  Many terminal patients linger through their final months with a miserable quality of life and too often with extreme…

About.com Pallliative Care Blog: Moments with Baxter: the Hospice Angel

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  The most recent (November 18) blog entry from Angela Morrow, RN about a hospice dog, Baxter, who brought cheer…

Palliative Care Grand Rounds: April 2010

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  Click here for the April edition of Palliative Care Grand Rounds.  This month is hosted by blogger Palliative Care…

The New Health Dialogue Blog: “Health Care: Time for a Serious Discussion

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  This link is to a guest blog post (November 6, 2009) by Dr. Ira Byock, director of palliative medicine…

CancerDoc Blog: “Denmark”

September 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Blogs, Stories | No Comments

Description:  Saturday, March 20, 2010″Denmark” R.N. just died. She was my first breast cancer patient out of fellowship and training….