AAHPM Week in Review: October 15-19

Here’s an update of AAHPM activities during the week of October 15, 2018: AAHPM worked with the American Bar Association, UCSF Medical School and UC/Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy to create Advance Directives: Counseling Guide for Lawyers. It includes guiding principles for advance care planning, a counseling checklist for lawyers, and a … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: October 15-19

AAHPM Week in Review: October 1-5

Staff has prepared this update of AAHPM activities during the week of October 1, 2018: Registration for the 2019 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care is now open. The Assembly is an energetic, invigorating conference that will capture your heart, re-energize your spirit, and stimulate your mind. Mark your calendar for March 13-16, 2019 … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: October 1-5

Highlights of the October Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Below are the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM). To access the articles, you must subscribe to JPSM or be a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). Characteristics Associated With Physical Function Trajectories in Older Adults With Cancer During Chemotherapy Melisa L. Wong, Steven M. Paul, … Read moreHighlights of the October Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

AAHPM Week in Review: September 17-21

Staff has prepared this update of AAHPM activities during the week of September 17, 2018: AAHPM in partnership with the National Coalition of Hospice and Palliative Care and the RAND Corporation, were awarded a $5.5 million three-year grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop patient-reported quality measures for community-based palliative … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: September 17-21

AAHPM Week in Review: September 10-14

Staff has prepared this update of AAHPM activities during the week of September 10, 2018: Interested in reviewing abstracts for the 2019 Annual Assembly? Applications are now being accepted for review opportunities including: case submission oral presentations/poster, scholars and fellow e-posters, and pediatric content. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, September 18. Submit an application AAHPM … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: September 10-14

AAHPM Week in Review: September 3-7

It’s been another busy week at the Academy. Here’s an update of activities during the week of September 3, 2018: AAHPM urged members to comment on CMS’ 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule/Quality Payment Program proposed rule. CMS proposals would cut HPM clinician payment for office E/M visits by 20% and threaten seriously ill patients’ access … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: September 3-7

Highlights of the September Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Below are the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM). To access the articles, you must subscribe to JPSM or be a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). Prior Trauma Exposure and Serious Illness at End of Life: A National Study of Children in the U.S. Foster … Read moreHighlights of the September Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

AAHPM Week in Review: August 27-31

Here’s an update from activities during the week of August 27, 2018: The syllabus from the 2018 Intensive Board Review Course is now available for purchase at aahpm.org. The syllabus includes handouts from 17 didactic sessions on a wide range of topics. Limited quantities are available, so be sure to purchase your copy before they’re gone. Have you … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: August 27-31