Find valuable Palliative Care Information by following the Useful Links below:

  •  AAHPM, HPNA & C-TAC are supporting a proposal for a physician-focused payment model titled Patient and Caregiver Support for Serious Illness (PACSSI). It is an Alternative Payment Model (APM) that is Palliative-centric for patients with serious illness & supports multi-disciplinary care. Check out the Modern Healthcare article here: 
  • UAB has received a grant to establish the Southeast Institute for Innovation in Palliative & Supportive Care. They are planning their inaugural summit Nov 1-2, 2018 in Birmingham if you would like to “Save the Date”.
  • Through Sponsorship from the Coleman Supportive Oncology Collaborative, NCCN (National Comprehensive Cancer Network) is offering a FREE online educational series on Supportive Oncology. CME & nursing education credit is available. Access the training here:
  • The Georgia Cancer Control Consortium (GC3)’s 5 year plan is due for update/renewal/publication in 2019. We anticipate that Palliative will again be listed as one of the “Cross Cutting Strategies” for improving Cancer Care in Georgia. This promises to be a busy & exciting time. If you know others who would like to be involved, please forward this email to them & have them contact Criss Hopson Sutton [email protected] or  [email protected] to be added to the mailing list & invitations.