Includes strategies and tools to support palliative care program leaders in making the case for expanding, improving, or sustaining palliative care services in public hospitals.
Leaders of both inpatient and outpatient palliative care services in public hospitals need to make the case to health system leaders for expanding, improving, or sustaining services that better meet the needs of people with serious illnesses.
About this Tool
This resource center highlights tactics and other useful information split into two sections: inpatient palliative care and outpatient palliative care. Both of these sections contain specific tools on how to request support from leadership for programs, activities to have in place before requesting support, advice from public hospital palliative care leaders, and other resources that include information, principles, best practices, and outcomes to help make the case for palliative care.
Palliative care program leaders at public hospitals can use these materials to make the case to health system leaders for sustaining or expanding inpatient or outpatient palliative care services.