EM2101D "High Value Health Care: The Role of Palliative Care" (IM GR-012221)

The purpose of this presentation is to enhance understanding and awareness of the role of palliative care in enhancing value in health care. The presentation will describe the context, share existing evidence and make the argument for the role of palliative care in enhancing value in health care.

Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Explain the prevalence and impact of aging and serious illness.
  • Describe current trends in value-based healthcare in the United States.
  • Define existing evidence that supports the contributions of palliative care to the delivery of high value health care.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
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Jean Kutner, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Chief Medical Officer
University of Colorado Hospital
I.G. Bromberg Memorial Visiting Professorship, hosted by the Division of General Internal Medicine

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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