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http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomasphilipson/2015/08/06/dying-to-live-why-is-health-care-so-valuable-in-the-face-of-death/

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tomasphilipson/2015/08/06/dying-to-live-why-is-health-care-so-valuable-in-the-face-of-death/

  A good article about what cost is associated with life and what value is life in regards to dollar sense regarding end of life care If you would like to learn more about Pastoral Thantology then please review the program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs. If you have any questions, please contact us #PASTORALTHANATOLOGY  

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Seizing a Medicare Moment To Improve End-of-Life Care

Seizing a Medicare Moment To Improve End-of-Life Care

  It is crucial to ask people about what they want Sourced through Scoop.it from: time.com Good news with Medicare and end of life care as many services will now be covered.  With so many options now open to the elderly, physicians can help patients find what they need and want If you would like to learn more about our Pastoral Thanatology Certification, then please review the program #pastoralthantologycertification

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Primary Physican Care and Pastoral Care of the Patient

Primary Physican Care and Pastoral Care of the Patient

5 Helpful Tips for Understanding Patients and their Issues Better Each time a patient walks into your office, you are presented with a unique opportunity to make use of your skills as a provider. While all providers have an approach that works for them and their practice, there is typically room for improvement, specifically regarding how the provider makes use of the information offered by each patient. Some patients offer a myriad of documents from previous providers, while others seem to be amusing themselves by your detective skills. Wouldn’t it be nice to have the best information in the most

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How To Have Difficult Conversations About Hospice Care

How To Have Difficult Conversations About Hospice Care

On the heels of Medicare’s recent announcement of plans to start paying doctors to give patients counseling about end-of-life care, HuffPost Live wanted to dig a little deeper to help you understand your Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com It is always difficult to face our finite self and admit the need of potentially accepting hospice as a way for care. If you would like to learn more about this and how hospice is becoming more accessible and more of a subject people will face, then review the article and our program in pastoral thanatology

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Medicare Expanding Access to Hospice Care

Medicare Expanding Access to Hospice Care

The federal government is announcing the expansion of a pilot project that paves the way for Medicare beneficiaries to use hospice services while still getting treatments that aim for a cure. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.wsj.com Very good news for patients who wish to still fight for a cure and also have the treatment of hospice.  This bill will allow medicare to cover both curative procedures and allow patients the dignity hospice care. This is a huge win for all terminally ill patients or the elderly If you would like to learn more about Pastoral Thanatology training, then please review

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End-of-Life Talk Proposed as New Medicare Benefit

End-of-Life Talk Proposed as New Medicare Benefit

The federal government is proposing to pay health-care providers for talking to Medicare beneficiaries about end-of-life care. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.wsj.com End of life care as a benefit for the elderly should be a reality.  The benefits of such a program not only allow the person to experience dignity but also allows the family time to plan and say goodbye in a kind and less sterile environment. If you would like to learn more about Pastoral Thanatology, then please review our program at AIHCP and see if it matches your academic and professional needs #pastoralthanatology

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Palliative Care in Cancer: When Does the Discussion Begin?

Palliative Care in Cancer: When Does the Discussion Begin?

During the Oncology Stakeholder’s Summit 2015 hosted by AJMC, healthcare experts discuss the value of introducing palliative and end-of-life care discussions early in oncology care. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.ajmc.com When cancer comes, one is scared and worried beyond belief.  Yet even worst is the option that one may not win the battle and need extra care.  Utilization of this extra care sometimes is correlated with defeat but it does not have to.  Extra care and comfort does not mean one has given up but it does mean one is looking for care needs that can relieve suffering both mentally

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How to talk about death before it’s too late – Futurity

How to talk about death before it’s too late – Futurity

Talking to family and health care providers about palliative care, hospice, and death is important, though often uncomfortable. Here are some tips. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.futurity.org It is critically to talk about death before its too late.  Because of societal taboos, death talk is usually started too late before anyone has an idea of what the loved one wants done after his or her passing.  This article emphasizes the importance of healthy discussions regarding death If you would like to learn more about bereavement counseling training and a pastoral thanatology certification then please review #pastoralthanatologycertification

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5 Ways Hospice Care Is Changing Americans’ Lives, Because End Of Life Care Should Be Anything But An Afterthought

5 Ways Hospice Care Is Changing Americans’ Lives, Because End Of Life Care Should Be Anything But An Afterthought

When you think of hospice facilities, you might not conjure up the most pleasant images. But that doesn’t change the fact that they have become an extremely important part of our healthcare system. For those of us who aren’t familiar with it, hospice is a type of care for terminally or chronically Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.bustle.com A good article about hospice and how it is changing the lives of Americans and end of life care. If you would like to learn more please read this interesting article.  Also if you would like to learn more about our Program in

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Certification in Pastoral Thanatology–Hospice: What is it and when is it for you? – CNN.com

Certification in Pastoral Thanatology–Hospice: What is it and when is it for you? – CNN.com

Ten things you should know about hospice care that you probably didn’t already. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.cnn.com A great article about the basics of Hospice and how it can help you or a loved family member. If you are interested in grief counseling or a certification in Pastoral Thanatology, then please review the program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs #pastoralthanatologycertification