Hospice is a routine part of medicine, representing an important resource in the completion of good medical care. Yet only a minority of dying patients receives hospice care. Of those that do receive hospice, approximately one-third will be admitted too late for it to be fully effective.
We have included the following illness-related guidelines for your review. However, if you have any questions about the appropriateness of referring your patient to hospice, or would like to schedule a consultation, please don’t hesitate to call us at (866) 981-4065.