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Trends and Factors Associated with Place of Death for Individuals with Dementia in the United States.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2020 Feb 14;68(2):250-255. Epub 2019 Oct 14.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16200DOI Listing
February 2020

Proposed Criteria for Systematic Evaluation of Qualitative Oncology Research.

J Oncol Pract 2019 Oct 6;15(10):523-529. Epub 2019 Aug 6.

Duke University, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.19.00125DOI Listing
October 2019

Trends in Place of Death for Individuals With Cardiovascular Disease in the United States.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 Oct;74(15):1943-1946

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Cardiology Section, Department of Medicine, Boston Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.08.1015DOI Listing
October 2019

Usability of PCforMe in Patients With Advanced Cancer Referred to Outpatient Palliative Care: Results of a Randomized, Active-Controlled Pilot Trial.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2019 Sep 1;58(3):382-389. Epub 2019 Jun 1.

Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.05.007DOI Listing
September 2019

Why Consistency in Practice Will Build Trust in Palliative Care.

Authors:
Arif H Kamal

J Palliat Med 2019 Aug;22(8):878-879

Department of Medicine and Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2019.0352DOI Listing
August 2019

National Trends in End-of-Life Care for Veterans With Advanced Cancer in the Veterans Health Administration: 2009 to 2016.

J Oncol Pract 2019 Jun 2;15(6):e568-e575. Epub 2019 May 2.

1 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.18.00559DOI Listing
June 2019

Policy Changes Key To Promoting Sustainability And Growth Of The Specialty Palliative Care Workforce.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2019 06;38(6):910-918

Evan R. Myers is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Duke University School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2019.00018DOI Listing
June 2019

Characteristics and Trends Among Patients With Cardiovascular Disease Referred to Palliative Care.

JAMA Netw Open 2019 05 3;2(5):e192375. Epub 2019 May 3.

Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.2375DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6503632PMC
May 2019

Identifying Palliative Care Champions to Promote High-Quality Care to Those with Serious Illness.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2019 May;67(S2):S461-S467

University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.15799DOI Listing
May 2019

Hospice Use Among Patients with Heart Failure.

Card Fail Rev 2019 May 24;5(2):93-98. Epub 2019 May 24.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC, US.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.15420/cfr.2019.2.2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6545999PMC
May 2019

Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Medical Cannabis.

J Palliat Med 2019 Mar 14;22(3):319-325. Epub 2019 Jan 14.

1 Department of Medicine and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2018.0641DOI Listing
March 2019

Disparities in place of death for patients with hematological malignancies, 1999 to 2015.

Blood Adv 2019 02;3(3):333-338

Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6373747PMC
February 2019

Hospice Care for Heart Failure: Challenges Faced by Hospice Staff in a Predominantly Rural Setting.

J Palliat Med 2019 Jan;22(1):7-8

1 Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2018.0454DOI Listing
January 2019

Real-World Approaches to Quality Improvement in Oncology.

J Oncol Pract 2018 12;14(12):757-759

Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC; Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.18.00657DOI Listing
December 2018

Evaluation of the Measuring and Improving Quality in Palliative Care Survey.

J Oncol Pract 2018 12;14(12):e834-e843

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH; Duke Cancer Institute and Duke Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Durham, NC; Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Health System, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles; Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Sinai Health System; University of Toronto; and Institute for Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.18.00405DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6291741PMC
December 2018

A New Frontier for Palliative Care: The Need to Train Palliative-Oncology Subspecialists.

J Palliat Med 2018 12;21(12):1679-1680

2 Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2018.0421DOI Listing
December 2018

Place of death for patients with cancer in the United States, 1999 through 2015: Racial, age, and geographic disparities.

Cancer 2018 11 21;124(22):4408-4419. Epub 2018 Oct 21.

Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina.

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November 2018

Practical Strategies for Optimizing and Integrating Palliative Care in Cancer.

Curr Oncol Rep 2018 11 13;20(12):97. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Duke University Health, 20 Medicine Circle, Box 2715, Durham, NC, 27710, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11912-018-0742-6
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November 2018

Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Interventional Symptom Management Options When Caring for Patients with Gastrointestinal Malignancies.

J Palliat Med 2018 09 15;21(9):1339-1343. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

1 Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Duke University , Durham, North Carolina.

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September 2018

Expanding Palliative Medicine across Care Settings: One Health System Experience.

J Palliat Med 2018 09 29;21(9):1272-1277. Epub 2018 Jun 29.

5 Department of Medicine and Palliative and Advanced Illness Research Center, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2017.0375DOI Listing
September 2018

Going for Broke: A Longitudinal Study of Patient-Reported Financial Sacrifice in Cancer Care.

J Oncol Pract 2018 09 23;14(9):e533-e546. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Duke University Medical Center; Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC; and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.18.00112DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6550053PMC
September 2018

Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Mental Health and Serious Illness.

J Palliat Med 2018 08;21(8):1171-1176

1 Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine , Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2018.0207DOI Listing
August 2018

Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know When Caring for Patients with Endometrial Cancer.

J Palliat Med 2018 06 13;21(6):857-861. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

3 Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke Cancer Institute, Duke Fuqua School of Business, Duke University , Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2018.0053DOI Listing
June 2018

Top Ten Tips for Palliative Care Clinicians Caring for Cancer Patients Receiving Immunotherapies.

J Palliat Med 2018 05 16;21(5):694-699. Epub 2018 Apr 16.

3 Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine; Division of Medical Oncology and Duke Section of Palliative Care, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2018.0107DOI Listing
May 2018

Rigor in Quality Improvement Studies and the Role of Time-Series Methodologies.

JAMA Intern Med 2018 05;178(5):725

National Quality Forum, Washington, DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0866DOI Listing
May 2018

Supportive Care in Lung Cancer: Improving Value in the Era of Modern Therapies.

Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book 2018 May;38:716-725

From the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA Center for East West Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Duke Cancer Institute and Duke Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/EDBK_201369DOI Listing
May 2018

Developing a Path to Improve Cultural Competency in Islam Among Palliative Care Professionals.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2018 03 1;55(3):e1-e3. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.11.008DOI Listing
March 2018

Top 10 Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Radiation Oncology.

J Palliat Med 2018 03 12;21(3):383-388. Epub 2018 Feb 12.

8 Palliative and Advanced Illness Research Center, University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2018.0009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5915220PMC
March 2018

Palliative Care.

Ann Intern Med 2018 Mar;168(5):ITC33-ITC48

Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, North Carolina (A.H.K.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/AITC201803060DOI Listing
March 2018

Maintaining the Momentum of Measuring What Matters: Overcoming Hurdles To Develop Electronic Clinical Quality Measures.

J Palliat Med 2018 Feb 24;21(2):123-124. Epub 2017 Oct 24.

1 American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine , Chicago, Illinois.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2017.0515DOI Listing
February 2018

Top 10 Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know When Caring for Patients with Ovarian Cancer.

J Palliat Med 2018 Feb 10;21(2):250-254. Epub 2018 Jan 10.

2 Division of Medical Oncology, Duke Cancer Institute, Duke Fuqua School of Business, Duke University , Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2017.0679DOI Listing
February 2018

The Palliative Care Specialists Series: Equipping the Field for Upstream Care.

J Palliat Med 2018 Feb;21(2):249

3 Duke Cancer Institute and Duke Fuqua School of Business, Duke University , Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2017.0677DOI Listing
February 2018

The Denominator: Evolving the Electronic Medical Record To Discover Who Needs Palliative Care.

J Palliat Med 2018 01 8;21(1):9-10. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

3 Duke Cancer Institute , Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2017.0382DOI Listing
January 2018

Comparing the Palliative Care Needs of Patients With Hematologic and Solid Malignancies.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2018 01 5;55(1):82-88.e1. Epub 2017 Sep 5.

Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA; Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA; Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.08.030DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5921902PMC
January 2018

The Quality Improvement Environment: Results of the 2016 AAHPM/HPNA Membership Needs Assessment Survey.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2017 11 25;54(5):766-771. Epub 2017 Jul 25.

Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.031DOI Listing
November 2017

Quality Improvement Pearls for the Palliative Care and Hospice Professional.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2017 11 12;54(5):758-765. Epub 2017 Aug 12.

Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.07.040DOI Listing
November 2017

Redesigning Oncology Care Delivery: Early Wins, Lessons Learned, and a Roadmap.

Authors:
Arif H Kamal

Med Care 2017 10;55(10):871-872

Duke Cancer Institute and Duke Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000799DOI Listing
October 2017

Pediatric-Specific End-of-Life Care Quality Measures: An Unmet Need of a Vulnerable Population.

J Oncol Pract 2017 10 15;13(10):e874-e880. Epub 2017 Sep 15.

Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA; University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle Children's Hospital, and Seattle Children's Research Institute, Seattle, WA; Duke University School of Medicine, Duke University, and Duke Palliative Care, Duke Health, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2017.021766DOI Listing
October 2017

Oncology and Palliative Care Integration: Cocreating Quality and Value in the Era of Health Care Reform.

J Oncol Pract 2017 09 6;13(9):580-588. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; and Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2017.023762DOI Listing
September 2017

Improvements in Patient and Health System Outcomes Using an Integrated Oncology and Palliative Medicine Approach on a Solid Tumor Inpatient Service.

J Oncol Pract 2017 09 10;13(9):e738-e748. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

Duke University Health System; Duke University School of Medicine, Durham NC; University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2017.022749DOI Listing
September 2017

Unmet Needs of African Americans and Whites at the Time of Palliative Care Consultation.

Am J Hosp Palliat Care 2017 Jun 16;34(5):461-465. Epub 2016 Feb 16.

6 Duke University, Durham, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049909116632508DOI Listing
June 2017

Addressing Palliative Care Clinician Burnout in Organizations: A Workforce Necessity, an Ethical Imperative.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2017 06 11;53(6):1091-1096. Epub 2017 Feb 11.

University of Alabama - Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA; Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.01.007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5474199PMC
June 2017

Comparing the Palliative Care Needs of Those With Cancer to Those With Common Non-Cancer Serious Illness.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2017 06 27;53(6):1079-1084.e1. Epub 2017 Apr 27.

Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA; Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2017.02.014DOI Listing
June 2017

Why Burnout Is So Hard to Fix.

J Oncol Pract 2017 06 11;13(6):348-351. Epub 2017 May 11.

University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; and Duke University, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2017.021964DOI Listing
June 2017

Making the Right Thing Easier to Do: Standardized Integration of Oncology and Palliative Care.

J Oncol Pract 2017 05 17;13(5):291-292. Epub 2017 Apr 17.

Duke University School of Medicine, Fuqua School of Business, and Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC; and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2017.021717DOI Listing
May 2017

Assessing Psychological Toxicity and Patient-Reported Distress as the Sixth Vital Sign in Cancer Care and Clinical Trials.

AMA J Ethics 2017 May 1;19(5):460-466. Epub 2017 May 1.

Medical oncologist and palliative medicine physician at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, and the physician quality and outcomes officer for the Duke Cancer Institute.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/journalofethics.2017.19.5.stas1-1705DOI Listing
May 2017

Remembering Our True North: Realizing Exceptional Cancer Quality in an Era of Exceptional Change.

Authors:
Arif H Kamal

J Oncol Pract 2017 04 28;13(4):217-218. Epub 2017 Feb 28.

Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2016.020131DOI Listing
April 2017

Future of the Palliative Care Workforce: Preview to an Impending Crisis.

Am J Med 2017 Feb 26;130(2):113-114. Epub 2016 Sep 26.

Duke University, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.08.046DOI Listing
February 2017

Physician Aid in Dying in the US South: What Does the Future Hold?

South Med J 2017 01;110(1):9-10

From the University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama; Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Section of Palliative Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and the Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000582DOI Listing
January 2017

Top 10 Tips for Using Advance Care Planning Codes in Palliative Medicine and Beyond.

J Palliat Med 2016 12 28;19(12):1249-1253. Epub 2016 Sep 28.

5 Duke Palliative Care , Durham, North Carolina.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5144846PMC
December 2016

Performance of Consultative Palliative Care Model in Achieving Quality Metrics in the ICU.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 12 30;52(6):873-877. Epub 2016 Sep 30.

Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA; Division of Medical Oncology, Durham, North Carolina, USA; Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5944339PMC
December 2016

"Who Does What?" Ensuring High-Quality and Coordinated Palliative Care With Our Oncology Colleagues.

Authors:
Arif H Kamal

J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 12 27;52(6):e1-e2. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

Division of Medical Oncology and Duke Palliative Care, Duke Cancer Institute, Duke School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Adherence to Measuring What Matters Items When Caring for Patients With Hematologic Malignancies Versus Solid Tumors.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 12 1;52(6):775-782. Epub 2016 Nov 1.

Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.09.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5472042PMC
December 2016

Anticholinergic Drug Burden in Noncancer Versus Cancer Patients Near the End of Life.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 11 20;52(5):737-743.e3. Epub 2016 Sep 20.

Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA; Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.03.020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5472041PMC
November 2016

Cancer Cachexia: Beyond Weight Loss.

J Oncol Pract 2016 11;12(11):1163-1171

University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA; Duke University Medical Center; and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; and University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2016.016832DOI Listing
November 2016

Association of Practice-Level Hospital Use With End-of-Life Outcomes, Readmission, and Weekend Hospitalization Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Cancer.

J Oncol Pract 2016 10;12(10):e933-e943

Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2016.013102DOI Listing
October 2016

Accessibility and Barriers to Oncology Appointments at 40 National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers: Results of a Mystery Shopper Project.

J Oncol Pract 2016 10 30;12(10):e884-e900. Epub 2016 Sep 30.

Duke University; Duke Cancer Institute; and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2016.014159DOI Listing
October 2016

Building Resilience for Palliative Care Clinicians: An Approach to Burnout Prevention Based on Individual Skills and Workplace Factors.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 08 26;52(2):284-91. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.02.002DOI Listing
August 2016

Top 10 Tips About the Physician Quality Reporting System for Palliative Care Professionals.

J Palliat Med 2016 08 3;19(8):806-13. Epub 2016 May 3.

7 Acevedo Consulting, Inc. , Delray Beach, Florida.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/jpm.2015.0413DOI Listing
August 2016

Measuring Burnout in Palliative Care: Authors' Reply.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 08 9;52(2):e2. Epub 2016 Jul 9.

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2016.05.011DOI Listing
August 2016

Better Palliative Care for All: Improving the Lived Experience With Cancer.

JAMA 2016 Jul;316(1):29-30

Center to Advance Palliative Care, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.6491DOI Listing
July 2016

Usability Testing of an Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome System for Survivors of Critical Illness.

Am J Crit Care 2016 07;25(4):340-9

Christopher E. Cox is an associate professor of medicine, Nicholas G. Wysham is a fellow in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, and Derek M. Jones is a clinical research project manager, Department of Medicine and Program to Support People and Enhance Recovery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Arif H. Kamal is an assistant professor of medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute and an oncologist in the Department of Medicine, Duke University. Brian Cass is a project manager and Maria Tobin is a programming specialist, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Douglas B. White and Jeremy M. Kahn are associate professors of medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Catherine L. Hough is an associate professor of medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. Shannon S. Carson is a professor of medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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July 2016

Comparing Unmet Needs to Optimize Quality: Characterizing Inpatient and Outpatient Palliative Care Populations.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 06 2;51(6):1033-1039.e3. Epub 2016 Apr 2.

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A Blue Ocean Strategy for Palliative Care: Focus on Family Caregivers.

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March 2016

ReCAP: Feasibility and Effectiveness of a Pilot Program to Facilitate Quality Improvement Learning in Oncology: Experience of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Training Program.

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The Burden of Polypharmacy in Patients Near the End of Life.

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February 2016

Methodological Research Priorities in Palliative Care and Hospice Quality Measurement.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2016 Feb 17;51(2):155-62. Epub 2015 Nov 17.

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February 2016

Usability and Acceptability of the QDACT-PC, an Electronic Point-of-Care System for Standardized Quality Monitoring in Palliative Care.

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Symptom Burden of Chronic Lung Disease Compared with Lung Cancer at Time of Referral for Palliative Care Consultation.

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Oncology Care Model: Short- and Long-Term Considerations in the Context of Broader Payment Reform.

J Oncol Pract 2015 Jul 9;11(4):319-21. Epub 2015 Jun 9.

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Polypharmacy in patients with advanced cancer and the role of medication discontinuation.

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Symptom Burden and Performance Status among Community-Dwelling Patients with Serious Illness.

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June 2015

Signposts along the journey toward high-quality palliative care: the value of measuring what matters.

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Division of Medical Oncology and Duke Palliative Care, Duke Cancer Institute and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina, USA. Electronic address:

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Top ten inpatient palliative medicine billing and coding mistakes (and how to fix them this week).

J Palliat Med 2015 Mar 11;18(3):211-6. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

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