A new study will follow patients who receive palliative care at home and in clinics
By Orli Belman | January 10, 2017
Which model is more effective when providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness — primary care or home-based care?
By Emily Gersema | November 27, 2017
Disparities between social media and government ratings for nursing homes make the search for a nursing home an even more difficult process.
By Beth Newcomb | October 25, 2017
The loss of the 66-year-old musician serves as a reminder that tragic events can happen no matter one’s age or seeming good health.
It’s another opportunity to bring up an unusual, but critical, conversation topic with loved ones — advance care planning and advance directives (legal documents specifying care preferences and a “health care proxy” in case of a serious illness).
By Orli Belman | August 11, 2017
NPR quoted Susan Enguídanos of the USC Leonard Davis School on recent findings that hospices with the highest rate of so-called live discharges also have the highest profits.
By Jonathan Riggs | February 25, 2015
USC Leonard Davis Associate Professor Susan Enguídanos, an expert in palliative and hospice care, is honored for her extensive body of research in palliative care just as she begins a new project implementing and evaluating an innovative, patient-centered palliative care program.