Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare Professionals

Education is Essential to Improving Quality of Care

Education is a core component of Care Dimensions’ mission and is fundamental in dispelling myths and misconceptions around issues of advanced illness and end-of-life care. Increased knowledge, skills and awareness surrounding end-of-life care enhances quality of life for patients and families.

Opportunities for Current Healthcare Professionals
 

For more information about our educational programs, please contact our Provider Relations department at 888-283-1722 or email Info@CareDimensions.org.

Opportunities for Future Healthcare Professionals
 
  • Palliative Care fellows from Harvard Medical School receive 8-weeks of hands-on training
  • Nurse Practioner interns
  • Nursing student clinical rotations
  • Chaplaincy interns
  • Social Work interns
  • Family Medicine residents
  • Medical interns and residents

For more information about our internship and residency programs, please contact our Human Resources department at 888-283-1722.

Engaging Hospice Early Enables Patient to Fulfill Wish to Die at Home

Dana-Farber oncologist/researcher Barrett Rollins, MD, explains why hospice care is so vital for patients with advanced disease based on his personal experience caring for his wife, Jane Weeks, MD.

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Medicare Payments for Advance Care Planning Conversations

Starting January 1, 2016, Medicare will pay clinicians for advance care planning conversations. Click here to read the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's Regulatory Alert.

 

Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in more than 90 communities in Eastern Massachusetts.