ReachMD Partnership Sounds Like a Success

Have you heard yet that AAHPM has partnered with ReachMD, an innovative communications company, providing thought-provoking medical news and information to healthcare practitioners? More importantly, have you listened? Established to help increasingly time-constrained medical providers stay abreast of new research, treatment protocols and continuing education requirements, ReachMD delivers innovative and informative radio programming via XM … Read moreReachMD Partnership Sounds Like a Success

Healthcare Reform… Time to Act…

Healthcare Reform… TIME TO ACT! WE (that means- you, your friends, anyone who cares about Hospic & Palliative Medicine and I) need to be involved in healthcare reform. Doing nothing is not an option! Questions to ponder as you peruse this Blog Entry…. (As always comments are HIGHLY encouraged…) Are you aware, many States are … Read moreHealthcare Reform… Time to Act…

Two competing public health crises: the undertreatment of pain AND the increase in opioid related deaths

We as hospice and palliative medicine professionals have been largely focused on the former public health crisis in our training and practice as well as research endeavors to improve pain assessment and management. The FDA has expanded authority given in 2007 to focus attention on the public saftey issues related to the significant increase in … Read moreTwo competing public health crises: the undertreatment of pain AND the increase in opioid related deaths