AAHPM Week in Review: June 10-14, 2019

The Annual Assembly Scientific and Quality Improvement Subcommittee is seeking individuals who are interested in reviewing scientific and quality improvement abstracts for the 2020 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care. Reviews of call 2 abstracts will take place August 20-27, 2019. Apply by June 17 if you’d like to serve as a reviewer.   … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: June 10-14, 2019

There and Back Again: A Fellow’s Journey to the 2019 Annual Assembly

By Christine Bridges, MD @Cbridges2016 We were locked in tight; cell door locked. 48 hours ago when I arrived in Orlando I did not think I would be behind bars, but there I was with a cell full of hospice and palliative medicine providers, plotting our escape.  Escape rooms have now become a new and, … Read moreThere and Back Again: A Fellow’s Journey to the 2019 Annual Assembly

Highlights of the June 2019 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Read the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM), the official journal of AAHPM. A Fixed Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen Mixture for Analgesia in Children With Leukemia With Lumbar Punctureeinduced Pain: A Randomized, Double-blind Controlled Trial Qiang Liu, Xiao-Min Chai, Jun-Jun Zhang, Yi-Ling Wang, Yu Wang, Lu-Lu Gao, … Read moreHighlights of the June 2019 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

AAHPM Week in Review: May 27-31, 2019

AAHPM leaders and fellow representatives of the National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care member organizations met this week with CMS Innovation Center staff to discuss the Serious Illness Population (SIP) option under the new Primary Care First payment model. They discussed SIP model parameters, offering joint recommendations regarding essential components of care, patient eligibility, … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: May 27-31, 2019

What exactly is the State of the Science Meeting?

Here’s everything you need to know about the State of the Science in Hospice and Palliative Care Research Symposium, being held in San Diego, CA, March 20-22, 2020. The State of the Science is AAHPM’s first research meeting. During this pilot meeting, AAHPM has strategically located the meeting in the same city and similar time … Read moreWhat exactly is the State of the Science Meeting?

AAHPM Week in Review: May 20-24, 2019

Help build momentum for PCHETA. The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act passed the House last Congress, and AAHPM is working to re-engage lawmakers to maintain bipartisan support and advance the bill. AAHPM’s Legislative Action Center makes it easy to contact your Representative and ask them to cosponsor H.R. 647. (Suggested messaging generated … Read moreAAHPM Week in Review: May 20-24, 2019

Highlights of the May 2019 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Read the editor’s picks for the most recent issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (JPSM), the official journal of AAHPM. The Burden of Opioid Adverse Events and the Influence on Cancer Patients’ Symptomatology Oscar Corli, Claudia Santucci, Nicole Corsi, Silvia Radrezza, Francesca Galli, and Cristina Bosetti Symptom Burden and Palliative Care Needs Among High-Risk … Read moreHighlights of the May 2019 Issue of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management