MedPage Today - "Initiative Raises Palliative Care Use in Cancer"
October 30, 2013
"Formalizing criteria for palliative care consultation was easy to implement, highly effective, and led to improvement in multiple quality measures." - Kerin Adelson, MD, at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Quality Care Symposium in San Diego
Two Mount Sinai Physicians Elected to the Institute of Medicine
October 24, 2013
Diane E. Meier, MD and Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD, recognized for Outstanding Professional Achievement and Commitment to Service.
Mount Sinai’s Corita Grudzen, MD, Named a Practice Change Leader to Improve Health Care for Older Adults
January 11, 2013
National initiative aims to increase the number of health care leaders who can effectively promote innovative, high quality health care for older adults.
American Medical News - "76% of Patients Neglect End-of-Life Care Planning"
February 27, 2012
Although a majority of patients surveyed believe end-of-life preparation is important, less than 25% have followed through with the planning. R. Sean Morrison, MD, discusses this topic.
Becker's Hospital Review-The Mount Sinai Medical Center Opens New Inpatient Palliative Care Unit
May 31, 2011
The new unit will free up beds and resources in other areas and give staff more time to care for patients.
Market Watch - "Why You Should Care About Palliative Care"
August 31, 2010
Nursing Clinical Special Coordinator Jay Horton sees the importance—and conveys the necessity—for early involvement with patients receiving palliative care.
Palliative Care Pioneer Dr. Diane Meier on How People Struggle with Serious, Sometimes Terminal, Illness
April 8, 2010
Director of both the Center to Advance Palliative Care and the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Dr. Meier is interviewed by Democracy Now!
Palliative Care Specialist Diane Meier, MD, FACP, Named to U.S. Senate HELP Committee Fellowship Post
January 4, 2010
Director of both the Center to Advance Palliative Care and the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Dr. Meier has an extraordinary opportunity to take part in the federal policy-making process.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named to U.S. News Honor Roll
July 16, 2009
Mount Sinai received high marks in 11 of 16 specialties to earn its Honor Roll ranking among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 2009-2010.
Diane E. Meier, MD, Receives Clinical Excellence Award from Castle Connolly
March 23, 2009
Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute Director Diane E. Meier, MD, is a pioneer in palliative care who has fought to improve the quality of life for patients with chronic and debilitating illnesses.