Sign Up to Receive PHI Alerts

Improving Care for Patients with Serious Illness: Part Two

January 1, 2018

This report offers analysis and recommendations to better support family caregivers and create a stronger direct care workforce. This is the second report in a two-part series on federal options to improve care for individuals and families who are coping with serious illness.

To see the original source, click here.

Key Takeaways

Americans with serious illness, their families, and caregivers face daunting challenges in the health care system.
A direct care workforce is necessary to provide non-medical health-related services to those with serious illness.
Without a well-trained direct care workforce, insurers struggle to meet the needs of the population.

Caring for the Future

Our new policy report takes an extensive look at today's direct care workforce—in five installments.

Workforce Data Center

From wages to employment statistics, find the latest data on the direct care workforce.