The Most Important Questions When Considering Palliative Care – July 2018

News

Who Why What direction signs

Why and Who – Fundamental Questions for Palliative Care…

I had the privilege this month of co-presenting with Jennifer Moore Ballentine, Executive Director of CSU’s Institute for Palliative Care, at the Financial Management Conference sponsored by the National Association for Home Care and Hospice.  One thing that we both thought was imperative to discuss was that too many organizations considering the development of a palliative care program jump right to the model of care, how to bill or how to implement a particular model.  Instead, we agreed that they should start with the really critical elements of a palliative care program:  why you are doing a program; and who you plan to serve.

From those two questions will flow the model and funding.  But a second problem many prospective palliative care providers face, is that they make their planning decisions in a vacuum; without input from potential strategic partners.  Strategic partners not only are an important referral source, but they also can provide supplemental funding for palliative care programs that deliver value to them.

These two considerations, the right questions and the right partners are the foundation for any new palliative care program.

Bill Musick, President of Integriti3D, partners with chief executives and boards of hospice and palliative care organizations who seek to make a difference in the areas of planning, board engagement and creating a culture of integrity.  To find out more about taking your planning to the next level, contact Bill at (888) 942-0405.

Stay Current with Our Latest Posts

Integriti3D shares upcoming events and news for executives and board members of hospice and palliative care organizations seeking to build stronger end-of-life care services.

May 21-23: Rancho Mirage

California Association for Health Services at Home California Hospice and Palliative Care Association Joint Annual Conference Integriti3D will be attending the joint conference in Rancho Mirage. If you'll be at the conference or in the area, let's meet up to discuss...

read more

June 17 – 19: North Carolina

North Carolina Road Trip HOSPICE AND HOME CARE FOUNDATION OF NORTH CAROLINA…Bill Musick, President of Integriti3D, will facilitate a board of trustees planning retreat and meet with providers during a visit to North Carolina….Contact us to set up a meeting during this...

read more

Set Your Organization’s Course for a Better Future

Connect with us today to talk about our full range of consulting services, and let’s build a healthier and stronger hospice and palliative care system.

Contact Us

Veteran Owned Small Business logo
Board Source Certified Governance Trainer logo
Standards of Excellence logo
CHC logo
CHPC logo