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Palliative Care Models

NOTE: Some listings include a link to a related Promoting Excellence demonstration project.

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* Palliative Care By The Surgeon Articles


Articles

Bailey FA, Bolden JL, Padgett CG. “The Balm of Gilead Center, Cooper Green Hospital.” Pioneer Programs in Palliative Care, Milbank Memorial Fund, 3-23, 2000.
(Cooper Green)

Bakitas M., Stevens M, Ahles TA, Kirn M, Skalla K, Kane N and Greenberg ER (for Project ENABLE staff). “Project ENABLE: A Palliative Care Demonstration Project for Advanced Cancer Patients in 3 Settings: One Project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's "Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 7(2): 363-372, 2004.
(Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center)

Bricker L, Lambing A, Markey C. “Enhancing Communication for End-of-Life Care: An Electronic Advance Directive.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(3): 511-519, 2003.
(Henry Ford Health System)

Bolden JL. “The Balm of Gilead Center: A Community of Caring at the End-of-Life,” National Association of Public Hospitals: The Safety Net, 13: 8-10, 1999.
(Cooper Green)

Byock I and Twohig JS. “Expanding the Realm of the Possible.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(2): 331-333, 2003.

Candilis PJ, Foti ME, Holzer J. “End-of-Life Care and Mental Illness: A Model for Community Psychiatry and Beyond.” Community Mental Health Journal, 40(1): 3-16, 2004.
(Mass. Dept. of Mental Health)

Cohen LM. “Palliative Care for Patients Who Have Discontinued Dialysis,” Home Health Care Consultant, 9:26-30, 2002.
(Baystate Medical Center)

DeCourtney CA, Jones K, Meriman M, Heavener N, Branch K. “Establishing a Culturally Sensitive Palliative Care Program in Rural Alaska Native American Communities.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(3): 501-510, 2003.
(Bristol Bay)

Finke B and Bowannie T. “Palliative Care in the Pueblo of Zuni.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 7(1): 135-143, 2004.
(University of New Mexico)

Foti ME. “Do It Your Way: End of Life Care for Persons with Serious Mental Illness – A Massachusetts Demonstration Project.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(4): 661-669, 2003.
(Mass. Dept. of Mental Health)

Kvale EA, Williams BR, Bolden JL, Padgett CG, Bailey A. “The Balm of Gilead Project: A Demonstration Project on End-of-Life Care for Safety-Net Populations.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 7(3): 486-493, 2004.
(Cooper Green)

Lockhart CA, Volk-Craft BE, Hamilton G, Aiken L, and Williams FG. “The PhoenixCare Program.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(6): 1001-1012, 2003.
(Hospice of the Valley)

Meier D, Thar W, Jordon A, Goldhirsch S, Siu A, Morrison S. “Integrating Case Management and Palliative Care.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 7:119-134, 2004. www.capcmssm.org
(Mount Sinai School of Medicine)

Ogle KS, Bricker LJ, Lambing AY, Green DD, Winn B, Mishkin D. “Completing a Life: An Interactive Multimedia Resource for Educating and Empowering Patients and Family Education in End-of-Life Care.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(5): 841-850, 2003.
(Henry Ford Health System)

Pitorak EF, Armour MB and Sivec HD. “Project Safe Conduct Integrates Palliative Goals into Comprehensive Cancer Care.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(4): 645-655, 2003.
(Ireland Cancer Center)

Poppel D, Cohen L, Germain M. “The Renal Palliative Care Initiative.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6: 321-326, 2003.
(Baystate Medical Center)

Rabow MW, Dibble SL, Pantilat SZ, McPhee SJ. “The Comprehensive Care Team: A Controlled Trial of Outpatient Palliative Medicine Consultation.” Archives of Internal Medicine, 164: 83-91, 2004.
(University of California – San Francisco)

Rabow MW, Petersen JJ, Schanche K, Dibble SL, McPhee SJ. “The Comprehensive Care Team: A Description of a Controlled Trial of Care at the Beginning of the End-of-Life.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(3): 489-499, 2003.
(University of California – San Francisco)

Ratcliff M and Craig E. “The GRACE Project: Guiding End-of-Life Care in Corrections 1998-2001.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 7(3): 2004.
(Volunteers of America, Inc.)

Rosenfeld K and Rasmussen J. “Palliative Care Management: A Veterans Administration Demonstration Project.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(5): 2003.
(Department of Veterans Affairs – West Los Angeles)

Shega JW, Levin A, Hougham GW, Cox-Haley D, Luchins D, Hanrahan P, Stocking CB, Sachs GA. "Palliative Excellence in Alzheimer Care Efforts (PEACE): A Program Description." Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(2): 315-320, 2003.
(University of Chicago)

Stuart B, D’Onofrio CN, Boatman S, and Feigelman G. “CHOICES: Promoting Early Access to End-of-Life Care Through Home-Based Transition Management.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(4): 671-683, 2003.
(Sutter VNA and Hospice)

Toce SS and Collins MA. “The FOOTPRINTS SSM Model of Pediatric Palliative Care.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(6): 989-1000, 2004.
(Cardinal Glennon)

Tuch H, Parrish P, Romer A. “Integrating Palliative Care into Nursing Homes.” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 6(2): 297-309, 2003.
(University of Pennsylvania)

 

Audiovisual
NHPCO Conference Learning Tracks

 

Reports
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care – New Models – New Markets, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), 18th Management and Leadership Conference, 2003.

Living and Healing During Life-Threatening Illness – An Executive Summary. Supportive Care of the Dying.

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.