Palliative care program to improve end-of-life care for people with end-stage renal disease and their families

The Foundation's program, Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care, was designed to foster long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying persons and their families.The purpose of this project is to improve the quality of care for terminally ill people and their families. This project will improve access to comprehensive palliative care across a full range of clinical settings for patients with a terminal prognosis.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $450,000.00

Awarded on: 9/28/1998

Time frame: 10/1/1998 - 6/30/2002

Grant Number: 35474


Baystate Medical Center Inc.

759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, 01107-1619


Lewis M. Cohen
Project Director