Cancer Plan Minnesota 2025

Objective 19

Increase the utilization of hospice services

STRATEGIES

19.1 Conduct a large-scale community awareness and education campaign that uses consistent
messaging about palliative care and hospice

19.2 Educate health professionals, including those in training, about tools and resources that can
help them to have meaningful, culturally sensitive conversations with patients and families
about hospice and palliative care services

19.3 Increase the number of primary care providers receiving continuing medical education
about hospice care

19.4 Increase the number of nurses completing palliative care training courses

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UPDATES

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SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Original Cancer Plan Detection workgroup objective and strategies.

Advance Care Planning & Hospice workgroup page.

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MEASURES

Measure: Median length of stay in hospice for cancer patients
Data Source: Hospice Analytics
Baseline: 22 days (2014) Target: 25 days