hospice

Q: What is hospice? A: Hospice is an approach to care for terminally ill patients.  It can be provided in a hospital, a nursing home, hospice residence, patient’s home or any place a patient may live. The philosophy behind hospice care is the premise that everyone has a right to die with dignity, in as much…

Ask The Expert

Ask The Expert: Palliative Medicine Kim Haag, MSN, APRN, ANP-C with AseraCare in Indianapolis, Indiana   Q: What is Palliative Medicine? A: Palliative Medicine is a medical specialty that focuses on improving a persons overall quality of life through pain and symptom management, clarification of Goals of Care, and other medically necessary care interventions for…