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Home Health Care Plan Oversight

Overview for Medicare Patients

Palliative Care Services in Southern Oregon

Providence Home Health Palliative Care is an extension of our traditional Home Health program. Patients needing palliative care often have complex needs that require specialized care.

Clinical publications

Learn clinical best practices and the latest advances in techniques, treatments, technology and research. Newsletter articles are reviewed by physician editorial boards and are written by Providence specialists in brain, spine, cancer, orthopedics, and heart and vascular medicine.

Proprietary Health Article

Understanding – and prescribing – palliative care

It’s common to believe that palliative care is for patients nearing the end of life when all other treatment options are exhausted. In truth, its aim is to alleviate suffering in all its forms – physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual – and it can begin as early as diagnosis. – By Woody English, M.D., regional medical director, Providence Palliative Care

Home away from hospital

Jo Anne Coonrod's illnesses used to send her to the hospital. Thanks to home palliative care, she's getting treated before an emergency.

Providence inScope: Palliative care for the living

The March 2013 issue of our clinical news magazine highlights how palliative care is helping patients long before the end of life. Also, new surgical options for herniated disks, settling into a medical home and why one ED doc gets high patient-satisfaction scores.

End of life decisions

If you are seriously ill or in the hospital, you may be asked to make many decisions. Some decisions, such as whether or not to accept artificial life support, are very difficult and require careful consideration. The following are some commonly asked questions about artificial life support and other life-sustaining measures.

Recommended Resource

Oregon Health Decisions

Oregon Health Decisions is an independent, nonprofit, grassroots organization. OHD gives people an opportunity to become involved and have a voice in health care policy. OHD also provides materials to assist people in making better-informed decisions regarding their individual health care needs and wishes.

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment brochure

Information for patients and families about the meaning of terms used in physician orders for life-sustaining treatment and the POLST form.

Supportive Care Coalition

Advancing Excellence in Palliative Care

Center to Advance Palliative Care

The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is the leading resource for palliative care program development and growth. Access essential palliative care tools, education, resources and training for health care professionals.