A Goal-Directed Model of Collaborative Decision Making in Hospice and Palliative Care


Hospice and palliative care teams face significant barriers when exploring the values, preferences, and goals that inform serious illness care. To support these medical teams, a recent study featuring PISC Senior Scholar George Demiris, PhD, FACMI, describes the social problem-solving model and the integrative model of shared decision making in depth. The two models are goal-directed and complementary. By outlining these resources, the team hopes to support the “collaborative relationships between hospice and palliative care teams and the patients and families they serve.”


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