Battling with chronic life-limiting illness results in extreme pain, discomfort, and physical as well as mental stress. Even when there is no permanent cure available to treat the disease, palliative care can bring some respite to the patients. It can make a significant difference in enhancing end-of-life care quality by alleviating pain and managing uncomfortable symptoms.
Regardless of the benefits, most people either never receive palliative care or receive it at the very end when their disease has escalated to the last stage. Needless to say, there’s no easy way to discuss end-of-life care, and there’s no easy way for patients and their caregivers to make decisions related to it. What can evolving healthcare do to dissipate this cloud of chaos and discover a more data-driven, intelligent way to help patients enhance the quality of their life?[Read more…] about The AI Advantage: How to Improve Palliative Care in A Value-based World