The Palliative Care Partnership

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In patients with a terminal diagnosis or complex co-morbidity, the physician-patient relationship can often become strained. Frequent hospital admissions, unmanageable pain and nausea, ravaging symptoms, and uncontrollable fear or distress are common.     

In greater than 90 percent of such cases, a palliative specialist can help the primary care physician get pain and other symptoms under control, and help patients and families manage emotional distress.

According to the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization, collaboration between physicians and palliative care organizations creates clinical benefits including:

  • Reduced symptom burden
  • Care concordant with patient-family preferences
  • Patient-family professional consensus on the goal of medical care
  • Improved patient and family satisfaction
  • Reduced costs via shortened length of hospital stays and more appropriate treatment

What Our Families Say

Pikes Peak Hospice was so good to my husband and me and our family. They served us with integrity and love and helped us through the most difficult time we ever faced. Thank you all!

Family Satisfaction Survey 11/2014

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Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care President Martha M. Barton to Retire
12 Jan

Martha M. Barton, President of Pikes Peak Hospice and Palliative Care announced January 12, 2017 that she will retire from her position June 1, 2017, after 30 years at the helm of the organization. Barton will also step down from her position as...