Search results for "End-of-Life Care"
New ACP toolkit offers resources on delivering patient-centered end-of-life care
The toolkit is exclusive to ACP members and requires a login for access.
18 Jun 2019
Finding meaning in medicine via spirituality
Faith and spirituality can serve as a way to deal with stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic, the consequences of a diagnosis, or the difficulties of being a physician.
1 Oct 2022
Updated ACP Ethics Manual addresses genetic testing, telemedicine, end-of-life care
The seventh edition of the ACP Ethics Manual reaffirms ethical tenets of medicine and reexamines their application in changing circumstances.
15 Jan 2019
ACP releases High Value Care advice for communicating about end-of-life care goals
Physician-patient communication about goals of care is a low-risk, high-value intervention for patients with a life-threatening illness, ACP recently advised in a paper published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
11 Nov 2014
Rethinking advance care planning
While more physicians are reporting having conversations about advance care planning with their patients, it's still far from common.
1 May 2022
Advance care planning: Administration and reimbursement
Advance care planning conversations should happen before critical illness or hospitalization occurs, and Medicare can reimburse physician time spent on them.
1 Sep 2022
Pandemic provides impetus for POLSTs
ACP Advance: COVID-19 Recovery Program helps practices use team-based quality improvement to improve systems of care for patients with or at risk for COVID-19.
1 Jan 2022
Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Sep 2019
The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU
A Harvard expert moderates a new column on ethical case studies and suggests some practical strategies for handling and preventing conflicts. Case study: The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU.
1 Feb 2008
Hypertension performance measure ‘flawed’
While ACP's Performance Measurement Committee considers the Controlling High Blood Pressure measure to be “high impact,” it determined after review in July 2021 that it does not support the measure due to uncertain validity.
1 Apr 2022