Serious Illness Care Quality, Communications Lacking for Black Hospice Patients

When it comes to communication and quality of care for Black patients, recent data reinforces the notion that hospices have room to grow.

The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) recently released key findings in its research review aimed at uncovering disparities in serious illness care quality and patient experiences among underserved populations.

Among the most significant findings of the review was that Black patients with serious illnesses reported receiving poorer quality pain and symptom management compared to other groups. Communication with patients and families was also lacking, according to researchers.

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