The Business of Palliative Medicine: Business Planning, Models of Care and Program Development
Palliative Medicine is gradually being recognized as an invaluable clinical service. Currently there is a growing national interest to establish palliative medicine programs. A forward-looking, detailed business plan outlining the operational and financial projections over a period of time is key to the survival of a program. This chapter describes the business planning and program development implemented at the Cleveland Clinic, the first integrated and comprehensive palliative medicine program in the United States.
KeywordsAdvanced Illness Palliative Care Cleveland Clinic Business Plan Palliative Care Service
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