The Benefits of Telehealth in Hospice Care

Russ Krengel Doctors & Hospitals, Healthcare, Hospice

Hospice and palliative care for advanced cardiac disease provides many benefits for loved ones facing end of life. Many of those needing hospice or palliative care have some form of heart disease. However, hospital admissions remain high among this group. Hospice care can reduce distress and improve the end of life for those with heart failure.

Heart Failure Treatments Have Unexpected Impact on End Of Life Care

Russ Krengel Diseases

Nearly 6 million Americans are currently suffering from Heart Failure (HF). This all too common ailment occurs when the heart is unable to pump blood fast enough, resulting in swelling, shortness of breath, and other issues. In the past, heart disease killed ruthlessly and quickly; patients were more likely to die from heart attacks and cardiac arrest than they are …