Promoting Excellence : Grantees : Sustaining, Exporting & Elevating Grantee Innovations

A Collection of Profiles and Plans

A set of working documents
Spring 2001

This booklet is a collection of our working documents and was not produced with the intention to professionally disseminate. However, we have been told that the rich profiles of our grantees at their projects' mid-terms far outweigh the format in which they are provided. A profile of each grantee follows.

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Baystate Medical Center

Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation

SSM Cardinal Glennon Childrenís Hospital

Childrenís Hospital and Medical Center

Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan

Cooper Green Hospital

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Department of Veteranís Affairs, West Los Angeles Medical Center

Henry Ford Health System

Ireland Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University

Louisiana State Medical Center

Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Metro Suburban Area

Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Franklin Health Inc.

PhoenixCare at Hospice of the Valley

Sutter VNA and Hospice

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

University of Chicago Medical Center

University of California, Davis, School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing and Genesis Elder Care

Volunteers of America

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Listing by Project Title

The Renal Palliative Care Initiative
Helping Hands
Supporting Children at the End of Life: Improving Access and Quality of Care
Palliative Care Program
The Balm of Gilead
Project ENABLE
Pathways of Caring
Enhancing Communication for Improved End-of-Life Care
Project Safe Conduct
End-of-Life Care for Persons with Serious Mental Illness
Improving End-of-Life Care
When Cure is No Longer Possible
The Comprehensive Care Team
The PEACE Program
Improvements in End-of-Life Care in Selected Populations
Palliative Care in Nursing Homes
GRACE Project
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