Palliative Care Futurist: Matching Care to Our Patient’s Needs

featuring: Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, Founder, Director Emerita and Strategic Medical Advisor, Center to Advance Palliative Care

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, you should be able to:1. Discuss the similarities and differences between hospice and palliative care.
2. Be able to identify patients appropriate for each service.
3. Recognize the outcomes of palliative care for patients, families, clinicians, and health systems.
4. Identify the essential characteristics of high-quality palliative care services in order to assure the highest quality of care