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Hospice Care vs. Palliative Care: What’s the Difference?

Speaker(s): Katie Wehri, Director of Operations Consulting

Category: Speaking Engagement

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Hospice Care vs. Palliative Care: What’s the Difference? Aug 17
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm CST
Hosted by
Curaport

About the Event

Healthcare professionals and consumers are talking more and more about palliative care. Some are referring to it as a new philosophy of care when, in fact, palliative care has been around for a century or more. Hospice has its roots in palliative care and all hospice care is palliative care but not all palliative care is hospice care. What are the similarities and differences, how do they impact the consumer and the healthcare professional, and why is palliative care suddenly stepping into the limelight?