Provider insights about palliative care barriers and facilitators: results of a rapid ethnographic assessment.

@article{Goepp2008ProviderIA,
  title={Provider insights about palliative care barriers and facilitators: results of a rapid ethnographic assessment.},
  author={Julius G. Goepp and Simon Meykler and Nancy E Mooney and Claudia Lyon and Rosanne Raso and Kell N Julliard},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={309-14}
}
Palliative care remains underutilized in the United States. This may represent failure of translation of research into practice (diffusion of innovation). Qualitative methods can identify barriers to and facilitators of diffusion of innovation. The aim is to identify potential barriers to and facilitators of inpatient palliative care utilization at a large urban hospital, as articulated by health professionals. Rapid ethnographic assessment methods were used among health professionals with… CONTINUE READING