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Palliative Care Futurist: Matching Care to Our Patients' Needs
LifeStation
2 Stahuber Avenue
Union, NJ 07083
United States
Tuesday, May 08, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST
Category: Events

Palliative Care Futurist: Matching Care to Our Patients' Needs

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Dr. Diane E. Meier is Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the United States. Under her leadership, the number of palliative care programs in U.S. hospitals has more than tripled in the last 10 years.

She is also Vice-Chair for Public Policy and Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine; Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics; and was the founder and Director of the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute from 1997-2011, all at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.  Dr. Meier is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2008 MacArthur Fellowship.

Her presentation will focus on these topics:

  • The case for integrated geriatric and palliative care strategies
  • What works to improve quality and reduce costs for vulnerable old people?
  • How to face outwards towards future needs of: Our patients, their families, policy makers, payers, health system leadership

Contact: Susan Manders - [email protected] or (732) 877-1100