The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)'s podcast, Program Spotlight, highlights successes and challenges faced by organizations of all sizes and settings. Each episode features an in-depth interview with a palliative care program leader or specialist covering common themes such as managing growth, improving the referral process, team wellness, organizational buy-in, relationship building, and much more.
Teachable Moments: Proving the Value of Palliative Care
Dr. Diana Martins-Welch, Palliative Care Physician at Northwell Health Long Island, discusses how she built the outpatient palliative care practice as part of the center’s cancer institute. She shares observations about growing from a sole provider to a small team, achieving earlier referrals from her oncology colleagues, and expanding the team’s visibility to support more patients.
Building a Program from the Ground Up
Dr. Kathy Selvaggi, Director of the Butler Health System Palliative Care Program, steps into the program spotlight to discuss how she helped build a palliative care program from scratch beginning in 2015.
In this episode, Dr. Selvaggi shares how being direct and transparent with institutional leaders, her staff, and partners in the community is the key ingredient to her program's continued success. She also talks about the importance of marketing the program in the community and details how and
Music and Memory: Improving Alzheimer's and Dementia Care
Music and Memory: Improving Alzheimer's and Dementia Care by Center to Advance Palliative Care
Marketing Your Palliative Care Team
This episode of the Palliative Care Program Spotlight features a phone interview with Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care in Lakewood, NY. The conversation includes a discussion on how to find the right palliative care staff as well as a fascinating look at the team's investment into radio and print marketing which is showing real results.
Facing the Challenge of Budget Barriers
What happens when your palliative care program's budget is cut significantly? How do you evolve and survive when your institution isn't providing the support you need to meet patients in need? This episode of the Palliative Care Program Spotlight tries to tackle these very questions.
Our guest is Jeanne Elnadry, MD who serves as Director of Supportive/Palliative Care at Yuma Regional Medical Center. Her role is to develop palliative care programs, systems, and initiatives throughout the institution, and to
Showing Your Program's Value and Return on Investment
Dr. Stephanie Houck heads up the palliative care program at UT Southwestern Medicine. In this episode, she discusses proving her program's value through data and metrics in the face of a potentially changing funding program. Dr. Houck also discusses promoting palliative care and it’s expansion into additional hospital settings, including the emergency department, oncology, intensive care and ambulatory care units.