Market Watch - "Why You Should Care About Palliative Care"

Nursing Clinical Special Coordinator Jay Horton sees the importance—and conveys the necessity—for early involvement with patients receiving palliative care.

New York, NY
 – August 31, 2010 /Press Release/  –– 

Jay Horton, a nurse practitioner who oversees nurses in the palliative-care program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, said such early involvement is what patients need. "Waiting until a patient's last days or weeks when they already feel awful and debilitated misses out on a lot of the benefit, and it also doesn't allow for the relationship and trust to be built over time that everyone wants to have with their health-care providers.” Learn More
- Jay Horton, Nursing Clinical Specialty Coordinator, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine