Here is what Dr. John Morris, Medical Director of Four Seasons Palliative Care has to say about The Business Case for Palliative Care.
After this doctor purchased our self-paced course, “The Business Case for Palliative Care” we received the following amazing letter. This unedited, unsolicited testimonial is a great example of the importance of having a business plan for palliative care. Any business plan starts with goals, objectives, and a clear understanding of what questions need to be answered before launching. Want to save $2,000,000 with a $200 course? Then read this…
“With the education and tools presented we were able to show that our palliative care team saved the hospital over $2,000,000 in the first 6 months this year.” Dr. John Morris
Ask yourself these questions: Do you have a business plan for palliative care? Do you know how your palliative care program will add value or raise expenses? Do you know the impact your palliative care program will have on staff and the people they serve?
Here is the text from the email we received from Dr. John Morris, Medical Director of Four Seasons Palliative Care:
To: Helen McNeal, Executive Director CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care
I have been very pleased with the CSU course “The Business Case for Palliative Care”. I have been trying to make the financial case for increased funding for palliative care from our Greenville Health System for 6 months. The hospital leadership was skeptical that published cost savings would be applicable here. I just needed local data. I was able to recruit key data analysts from the hospital financial and quality departments to take this course with me.
The clear explanations in The Business Case for Palliative care and tools to measure our hospital data were so helpful. With the education and tools presented we were able to show that our palliative care team saved the hospital over $2,000,000 in the first 6 months this year. This has been so helpful in getting the hospital to expand funding for palliative care. Now we are planning significant palliative care expansion next year.
Thanks for your great course.
John Morris MD
Advisor GHS Palliative Care
Medical Director Four Seasons Palliative Care