Literature Review

Palliative Care and Hospice in the Pandemic

04/26/23 at 08:50 AM | by Cordt Kassner

This article is a reflection on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic (or not learned) regarding palliative care and hospice crisis standards of care.

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End-of-Life Ethics

03/16/23 at 01:35 PM | by Cordt Kassner

New book: End-of-Life Ethics in a Changing World...

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Great question...

03/14/23 at 07:00 AM | by Cordt Kassner

“What do I need to know about you as a person to take the best care of you that I can?”

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Patient-Reported Quality Measures for Palliative Care: The Time is Now

02/27/23 at 03:16 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Yes, the time is now...

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Colorado Palliative Care Guides

04/01/22 at 07:40 AM | by Cordt Kassner


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Hospice Acquisitions

12/22/21 at 09:20 AM | by Cordt Kassner

The increasing role of Private Equity ownership of hospices.

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Upstream Hospice

06/27/21 at 09:07 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Home-based primary care as a new option to build on hospice services.

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COVID updates - leading causes of death, vaccines, etc.

04/26/21 at 09:00 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Interesting articles related to COVID-19 on total deaths, vaccines, etc.

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The Shed - Bereavement

09/26/20 at 08:37 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Love this bereavement idea...

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Moral Determinants of Health

06/23/20 at 07:58 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Addressing healthcare complexities...

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Paying for Palliative Care in Medicare

10/03/19 at 11:21 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Palliative care achieving goals, but is underutilized.

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Advance care planning visits grow, but rate remains low

07/12/19 at 01:21 PM | by Cordt Kassner

Per AAHPM SmartBrief 7/12/19:

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Mission vs Money

03/29/19 at 08:31 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Nation's first hospice program undergoing reorganization.

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Dying While Black

02/11/19 at 09:31 PM | by Cordt Kassner

Dying while black: Perpetual gaps exist in health care for African-Americans

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The Role of the CEO

02/11/19 at 03:07 PM | by Cordt Kassner

The Role of the CEO by Chris Comeaux, on the 7 M's...

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End-of-Life Care, Not End-of-Life Spending

12/13/18 at 01:25 PM | by Cordt Kassner

About one quarter of all Medicare spending goes toward care for people during their last year of life...

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Effect of caregiver and decedent characteristics on CAHPS hospice survey scores

10/10/18 at 01:32 PM | by Cordt Kassner

Building on Teno's previous work calling for CAHPS adjustments...

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UK study finds timing of hospice referrals varies

10/10/18 at 01:24 PM | by Cordt Kassner

UK study found hospice referrals were...

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Hospice Patients Spend Less Time in Hospital, ICU

09/26/18 at 01:42 PM | by Cordt Kassner

Heart failure patients enrolled in hospice use less health care...

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Predicting Length of Hospice Stay

09/04/18 at 10:10 AM | by Cordt Kassner

With much appreciation to my Duke co-authors, another recent article reaching the Journal of Palliative Medicine's "High Impact Articles" list...

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Palliative Care Telehealth Program

08/09/18 at 10:15 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Evaluating the Feasibility and Acceptability of a Telehealth Program in a Rural Palliative Care Population: TapCloud for Palliative Care

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Impact of Palliative Care on Hospice

08/09/18 at 10:00 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Impact of Inpatient Palliative Care on Quality of End-of-Life Care and Downstream Acute and Post-acute Care Utilization

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Paying for Value: Hospice

08/08/18 at 08:15 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Paying for Value: Lessons From the Medicare Hospice Benefit

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Hospice CAHPS - Quality

08/08/18 at 08:00 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Effects of Survey Mode on Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospice Survey Scores

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Literature Review Workshop - NOLA

08/07/18 at 08:40 AM | by Cordt Kassner

Dr. Warren Hebert and I presented a workshop at the...

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