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Palliative Care or Hospice? It’s Not About Giving Up

From: The Huffington Post
Mrs. G., a woman in her 50s, had been receiving disease-directed care for her breast cancer, but her condition reached a point where the treatment was not only failing to have the desired effect, but was also greatly limiting her quality of life.
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Offering the Gift of Comfort

From: The New York Times
Kei Okada, 55 is a spiritual care counselor for the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. He visited with Edward Harris and his wife, Ruth, at their Manhattan home.
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Mount Sinai, VNSNY Nurses Cut Readmissions

From: Crain’s New York (subscription)
In 2011, Mount Sinai Hospital noticed that a large volume of post-surgical cardiac patients were readmitted with sternal wound infections. With the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, the hospital launched a cardiothoracic wound-care program to develop standardized practices and teaching tools for use in the hospital and at home.
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