Advancing the interests of patients and families facing serious illness by promoting public policy to improve and expand access to high-quality palliative care.

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Patient Quality of Life Coalition runs first-ever advertisement
“Support PCHETA to help patients live better. The PCHETA bill increases access to palliative care—a team-based approach designed to help manage pain and other symptoms, explain treatment options, and ultimately give patients more control over their care. Passing the bill could improve quality of life for millions of Americans.”

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In the March-April edition of Harvard Magazine, the article An Extra Layer of Care: The progress of palliative medicine tells the story of individuals, and their champion doctors, who find value in palliative care across the continuum of care.

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“A presentation by Vicki Kennedy, Vice President Program Development and Delivery on Distress Screening” This presentation demonstrates the parallels between the important work for the Cancer Support Community is doing and the coalition’s work on palliative care to provide a high-quality continuum of care.

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The Institutes of Medicine’s recently released report titled, “Dying in America” This slide deck provides an overview of key elements.

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