Palliative care and the search for value in health reform.

Journal Article

Improving value in health care is of paramount importance, and doing so will require focus on both the costs and benefits of care. Palliative care addresses symptoms of disease regardless of prognosis, helps patients clarify their goals of care, and is key in improving value in the health care system.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Taylor, DH

Published Date

  • May 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 72 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 229 - 231

PubMed ID

  • 21901924

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-2559

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States