Palliative care – specialized care focused on comfort and pain management for patients with a serious illness – is being adopted by a growing number of hospitals across the nation. But it's a form of medical care that's often misunderstood.
Dr. Michael Nisco, Medical Director, Saint Agnes Hospice and Palliative Care, talks about palliative care, its benefits for patients and families, and Saint Agnes Medical Center's own growing program.
Read the full "The Palliative Care Option" article to learn more.
Publication: HealthLeaders Media Magazine, July 2012
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