Helping the Demand Find the Supply: Messaging the Value of Specialty Palliative Care Directly to Those With Serious Illnesses.

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10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.02.026

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Kamal, Arif H, Sharron L Docherty, Bryce B Reeve, Gregory P Samsa, Hayden B Bosworth and Kathryn I Pollak (2019). Helping the Demand Find the Supply: Messaging the Value of Specialty Palliative Care Directly to Those With Serious Illnesses. Journal of pain and symptom management, 57(6). pp. e6–e7. 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2019.02.026 Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/29863.

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Kamal

Arif H Kamal

Associate Consulting Professor in the Department of Medicine

health services and outcomes research, information-technology enabled registries, supportive oncology and palliative care, quality assessment and improvement

Samsa

Gregory P. Samsa

Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics

Greg Samsa is an applied statistician whose primary interests are in study design, instrument development, information synthesis, practice improvement, effective communication of statistical results, and teaching. He is a believer in the power of statistical thinking, as broadly defined.

Pollak

Kathryn IIonka Pollak

Professor in Population Health Sciences

Dr. Pollak is a social psychologist who designs and tests behavioral interventions to promote smoking cessation, reduce health disparities, and improve clinician-patient communication. She also is one of the Multiple Principal Investigators of the Palliative Care Research Cooperative that supports multi-site palliative care trials. Finally, Dr. Pollak serves as a Communication Coach where she teaches clinicians effective communication techniques.

Area of expertise: Health Behavior


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