The Benefits of Hospice and Palliative Care
Hospice and palliative care share similar goals of symptom management, pain relief, patient comfort and a focus on quality of life, whether patients face a life-limiting diagnosis or a serious, chronic disease.
Physicians, hospitals, health systems, affordable care organizations, insurers and facilities that embrace hospice and palliative care can experience reduced hospital admissions and readmissions, higher quality ratings and patient satisfaction scores, and improved quality of life near the end of life for patients and their families.
As a hospice leader and innovator, VITAS works with physicians to bring our services to your patients when they need us most—near the end of life.
At VITAS, we are experts at helping families through end-of-life decisions while providing excellent care in a comfortable setting.
Help with Quality and Performance Metrics
VITAS offers several services that can impact our partners’ quality ratings.
We ensure that patients receive the medications needed to relieve their pain and prevent further suffering, allowing them to enjoy an optimal quality of life during their remaining time.