California Hospice Organization
A statewide advocate for the hospice concept of care and serves as a voice and resource for its hospice Provider Members.
California Medical Association’s Advance Health Care Directive Kit
“My Health Care Wishes”
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
This is the official website of the US government for information on Medicare and Medicaid. View hospice information for beneficiaries and professionals.
Education for Physicians on End-of-life Care
Resource for physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Hospice Foundation of America
Professional and public resource for information on hospice, care giving and loss.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
NHPCO is a non-profit organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals and provides a wealth of research and resources surrounding end-of-life care.
The Institute for Integrative Medicine
Evidence based integrative and functional medicine training
NHPCO: Facts and Figures for 2014
An annual overview of important trends in the growth, delivery and quality of hospice care across the country.
A major research study of Medicare end-of-life patients that demonstrates that hospice care saves money for most end-of-life patients.
JAMA 2010: Review of Hospice Care
An 86-year old woman with Cardiac Cachexia Contemplating the End of Her Life
Jean S. Kutner, MD, MSPH, Discussant