hospice care

How Long Does end-of-life care last?

How Long Does end-of-life care last?

End-of-life care is the assistance and care provided to those with life-limiting conditions in their final years, months, weeks, and days. The purpose of end-of-life care is to assist a dying person to live as comfortably as possible until death while providing emotional support to family and friends. End-of-life care includes palliative care, which controls…

How Does Pharmacy Benefit Management Work?

How Does Pharmacy Benefit Management Work?

PBMs, or Pharmacy Benefits Managers, are, in essence, the pharmacy benefits marketplace’s intermediaries. Over 80 percent of employers in the United States rely on pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) to administer their health insurance plans’ pharmacy benefits. Companies, health plans, labor unions, and other organizations use PBMs to communicate with drug manufacturers, process prescription claims, and…

Music Therapy in Hospice and Palliative Care

Music Therapy in Hospice and Palliative Care

Music is a highly potent form of art that has played a long and illustrious role in many different types of healing and overall wellness for thousands of years. Music, because of its ability to transcend cultural, linguistic, and societal barriers, has the potential to promote wellness on a holistic level for all people. Hospice…