PCGM Research

Learn about research projects within the Division of Palliative Care & Geriatric Medicine.
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    Clinical Coaching Pilot

    This ongoing investigation tests the feasibility of palliative care coaching consultation and explores the role of coaching in primary palliative care education.

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    Early Intervention Palliative Care Study

    The Early Intervention Palliative Care Study was a collaboration between the MGH Thoracic Oncology Clinic and MGH Division of Palliative Care, which explored the outcomes of patients who followed a standard oncologic plan of care, versus patients who received early palliative care integrated into their oncologic care plan.

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    ePal Study

    The ePal Project is an innovative approach to educating and improving the pain management of cancer patients at MGH. Lead by Drs. Kamal Jethawani and Mihir Kamdar, the smartphone application was launched at MGH in 2014, and provides guidance from physicians at MGH on how to best manage patients' pain at home.

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    Home Based Palliative Care Program

    The Mass General Home Based Palliative Care Program (HBPC) provides sub-specialty palliative care clinical support to patients living in the community with advanced complex illness.

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    UCH Supportive Care for High-Risk Patients

    The University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) recently conducted a retrospective analysis of patient data from a number of hospitals, including Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), to evaluate inpatient palliative care services delivered to patients the UHC considered 'high risk' and appropriate for palliative care.

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