San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care Company Profile

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San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care has earned the community’s respect over the past 29 years by providing exceptional care to those in need. The organization established the County’s first hospice program in 1977; and, has added comprehensive palliative care services over the past six years in response to the needs of the community. Palliative care services include a licensed Home Health program, physician consultation services, comprehensive bereavement support and education, a specialized children’s program, and the nation’s largest physician specialty training program through the Center for Palliative Studies. Today, San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care has become one of the largest home care hospices in the country and is a nationally recognized leader in hospice care, education and research.


4311 Third Avenue
San Diego
United States of America


Phone: 619-688-1600

News Articles [1274 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Palliative care and pain management through Hospice Africa

Dr Mwebesa speaks with AORTIC 2017 about providing palliative care at hospices across Africa. He introduces the objectives of Hospice Africa Uganda in delivering palliative care and training across ...

Palliative Care Is about the Life That’s Left, Not the End of Life

(Medscape) – It’s a common confusion and misconception. The short answer is that all hospice is palliative care, but not all palliative care is hospice. That is the elevator speech version...

Demystifying Palliative and Hospice Care

Learn more about the differences and similarities between hospice care and palliative care. American Nurse Today

For leukemia patients, transfusion needs may delay hospice care

(Brown University) Researchers report that thousands of leukemia patients who received frequent transfusions had very short stays in hospice at the end of life, suggesting that transfusion dependence ...

Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care Announces Executive Medical Team

Appointments Are Part of Plan to Improve and Innovate End-of-Life Care Timothy Ihrig, M.D., a nationally known expert in palliative care, is new Chief Medical Officer and Walt...

Community Hospice & Palliative Care Officially Opens For Business in 11 New Counties January 1, 2018

On January 1, 2018, Community Hospice & Palliative Care, one of the top five non-profit hospice organizations in the U.S., will open for business and begin accepting patients ...

What Is Palliative Care? A Patient’s Journey through the System

(The Conversation) – Palliative care teams are commonly involved with illnesses such as heart, lung or kidney disease, cancer or advanced dementia. Involving palliative care allows for better co...

Diabetics May Often Fare Poorly in Hospice Care

THURSDAY, Jan. 4, 2018 -- Decisions about diabetes care can become harder as people age, and that may be especially true for those needing hospice care. A new study has found that, among people gettin...

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PubMed Articles [4193 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

A Review of Palliative and Hospice Care in the Context of Islam: Dying with Faith and Family.

By starting to understand Muslim culture, we can seek common ground with Islamic culture within the American experience and bridge opportunities for better palliative and hospice care here and in Midd...

Evaluation of a palliative and hospice care telephone hotline for severely affected Multiple Sclerosis patients and their caregivers.

Palliative and hospice care (PHC) still highly focus on cancer patients.

Association between Hospice Spending on Patient Care and Rates of Hospitalization and Medicare Expenditures of Hospice Enrollees.

Care at the end of life is increasingly fragmented and is characterized by multiple hospitalizations, even among patients enrolled with hospice.

Pediatric Palliative Care in Infants and Neonates.

The application of palliative and hospice care to newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) has been evident for over 30 years. This article addresses the history, current considerations, an...

Phase of Illness in palliative care: Cross-sectional analysis of clinical data from community, hospital and hospice patients.

Phase of Illness describes stages of advanced illness according to care needs of the individual, family and suitability of care plan. There is limited evidence on its association with other measures o...

Clinical Trials [3990 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Multidisciplinary Inpatient Palliative Care Intervention

Palliative care is believed to improve care of patients with life-limiting illnesses. This study evaluated the impact of a multi-center randomized trial of a palliative care team intervent...

Methylphenidate for Depressed Cancer Patients Receiving Palliative Care

The purpose of this study is to determine whether methylphenidate is an effective treatment for depression and to document the safety and tolerability of methylphenidate in combination wit...

Patient-Reported Outcomes-Based Palliative and Hospice Care Practice: A Usability Study

The goal of this research study is to learn if palliative care patients or caregivers, and palliative care physicians or nurses can use a computer program designed to provide information a...

Prospective Cohort Study Depending on the Use of Palliative Care for Advanced Stage of Cancer Patients

This study evaluates the change of quality of life, treatment decision and utilization of health care depending on the use of palliative care in advanced cancer patients by a prospective c...

Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO)-Based Palliative and Hospice Care Practice: A Qualitative Study

The goal of this research study is to collect information to plan how to design a computer program for cancer patients receiving palliative care, their caregivers, and doctors and nurses w...

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San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care

San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care has earned the community’s respect over the past 29 years by providing exceptional care to those in need. The organization established the County’s first hospic...

International Association Hospice and Palliative Care

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care develops a List of Essential Medicines for Palliative Care (Houston TX) – In collaboration with other organizations, the International A...

Halcyon Hospice and Palliative Care

Halcyon Hospice and Palliative Care is committed to a standard of excellence in providing sensitive, patient-centered, and health care to hospice patients and families. Please vis...

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Many people mistakenly think that hospice is simply a place you go when nothing more can be done to address an illness. That misunderstanding can keep people from accessing the expert care that hospic...

Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Established in 1979, Community Hospice & Palliative Care is an innovative national leader in palliative and hospice care, as well as providing programs and services to meet the di...

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