Hospice PEACE Project

QualityTool

Hospice PEACE Project

Description

This Web site provides information and clinical tools from the PEACE (Prepare, Embrace, Attend, Communicate, and Empower) Project. The PEACE Project developed quality measures for hospice and palliative care organizations to assess quality of care and target areas for improvement. The tools, covering all domains of quality of care included in the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care and endorsed by the National Quality Forum, include:

  • Recommended assessment instruments for end-of-life care
  • Recommended quality measures and tools to collect quality measures data
  • Organizational readiness screen to help hospice providers assess their processes related to quality improvement

Developer:

The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence

Funding Sources:

The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence

History

Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: July 2010
Last Updated: 05/21/14

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