D E Meier

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Raising the standard: palliative care in nursing homes
    Diane E Meier
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:136-40. 2010
  2. pmc Increased access to palliative care and hospice services: opportunities to improve value in health care
    Diane E Meier
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Milbank Q 89:343-80. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Palliative care as a quality improvement strategy for advanced, chronic illness
    Diane Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
    J Healthc Qual 27:33-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Integrating case management and palliative care
    Diane E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:119-34. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint The inner life of physicians and care of the seriously ill
    D E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 286:3007-14. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Palliative care in hospitals
    Diane E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Center to Advance Palliative Care, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:21-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint High short-term mortality in hospitalized patients with advanced dementia: lack of benefit of tube feeding
    D E Meier
    Box 1070, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:594-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Palliative care's positive outcomes
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Trustee 64:10-4, 1. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcome prediction model for very elderly critically ill patients
    D M Nierman
    Department of Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:1853-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported symptom experience of critically ill cancer patients receiving intensive care
    J E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:277-82. 2001

Research Grants

  1. Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer Patients
    Diane E Meier; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. PALLIATIVE CARE AND THE ELDERLY
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer Patients
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer Patients
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. doi request reprint Raising the standard: palliative care in nursing homes
    Diane E Meier
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:136-40. 2010
    ..Indeed, we would argue that the growing acceptance of the culture-change movement centered on elder-directed goals in nursing homes is promising evidence of the goodness-of-fit of palliative care principles in the long-term care setting...
  2. pmc Increased access to palliative care and hospice services: opportunities to improve value in health care
    Diane E Meier
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Milbank Q 89:343-80. 2011
    ..Despite the high cost, evidence demonstrates that these patients receive health care of inadequate quality, characterized by fragmentation, overuse, medical errors, and poor quality of life...
  3. ncbi request reprint Palliative care as a quality improvement strategy for advanced, chronic illness
    Diane Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
    J Healthc Qual 27:33-9. 2005
    ..This article summarizes the data, provides case examples of the effect of palliative care, and identifies resources for implementing programs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Integrating case management and palliative care
    Diane E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:119-34. 2004
    ..Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina has also chosen to sustain this enhanced model of care management for seriously ill patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint The inner life of physicians and care of the seriously ill
    D E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 286:3007-14. 2001
    ..Although it is normal to have feelings arising from the care of patients, physicians should take an active role in identifying and controlling those emotions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Palliative care in hospitals
    Diane E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Center to Advance Palliative Care, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:21-8. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint High short-term mortality in hospitalized patients with advanced dementia: lack of benefit of tube feeding
    D E Meier
    Box 1070, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:594-9. 2001
    ..The influence of tube feeding on survival in hospitalized patients with advanced dementia is controversial...
  8. ncbi request reprint Palliative care's positive outcomes
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Trustee 64:10-4, 1. 2011
    ..Timely, safe and patient-centered, palliative care meets quality standards...
  9. ncbi request reprint Outcome prediction model for very elderly critically ill patients
    D M Nierman
    Department of Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:1853-9. 2001
    ..These predictions can provide a context when discussing goals and expectations with patients, families, and other healthcare providers and to aid in hospital discharge planning...
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-reported symptom experience of critically ill cancer patients receiving intensive care
    J E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:277-82. 2001
    ..Symptom assessment may suggest more effective strategies for symptom control and may direct decisions about appropriate use of ICU therapies...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of a social work intervention to enhance advance care planning documentation in the nursing home
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:290-4. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of a multicomponent advance care planning intervention directed at nursing home social workers on identification and documentation of preferences for medical treatments and on patient outcomes...
  12. ncbi request reprint High rates of advance care planning in New York City's elderly population
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2421-6. 2004
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated low rates of advance care planning (ACP), particularly among nonwhite populations, raising questions about the generalizability of this decision-making process...
  13. ncbi request reprint Palliative care for frail older adults: "there are things I can't do anymore that I wish I could . . . "
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    JAMA 296:2245-53. 2006
    ....
  14. pmc Does palliative care improve quality? A survey of bereaved family members
    Laura P Gelfman
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:22-8. 2008
    ..Palliative care offers a unique approach by integrating the needs of the family into the care of the patient...
  15. ncbi request reprint The growth of palliative care programs in United States hospitals
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:1127-34. 2005
    ..Palliative care programs are becoming increasingly common in U.S. hospitals...
  16. pmc Improving the management of pain in hospitalized adults
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1033-9. 2006
    ..Pain is a major quality issue. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a series of interventions on pain management...
  17. ncbi request reprint Results from the Last Acts campaign: how can we improve?
    Reena Karani
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Support Oncol 1:69-72. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Palliative care
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:2582-90. 2004
  19. doi request reprint Cost savings associated with US hospital palliative care consultation programs
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1070, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1783-90. 2008
    ..Hospital palliative care consultation teams have been shown to improve care for adults with serious illness. This study examined the effect of palliative care teams on hospital costs...
  20. doi request reprint Palliative care consultation teams cut hospital costs for Medicaid beneficiaries
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:454-63. 2011
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Strategies and innovative models for delivering palliative care in nursing homes
    Melissa D A Carlson
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:91-8. 2011
    ..We conclude with specific policy proposals to expedite the integration of palliative care into the nursing home setting...
  22. ncbi request reprint Barriers to completion of health care proxies: an examination of ethnic differences
    R S Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:2493-7. 1998
    ..Advance directives have not been uniformly used by different segments of the US population and studies have consistently shown a lower prevalence of advance directives among African Americans and Hispanics compared with non-Hispanic whites...
  23. ncbi request reprint How prevalent are hospital-based palliative care programs? Status report and future directions
    C X Pan
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 4:315-24. 2001
    ..We also assessed reasons for consultation, patient characteristics, and future development needs. These findings can help guide future funding, educational, and programming efforts in hospital-based palliative care...
  24. ncbi request reprint The big chill--inserting the DEA into end-of-life care
    Timothy E Quill
    Center for Palliative Care and Clinical Ethics at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:1-3. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint The symptom burden of chronic critical illness
    Judith E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1527-34. 2004
    ..To assess self-reported symptom burden of chronic critical illness...
  26. ncbi request reprint Palliative care in hospitals
    Daniel Fischberg
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 20:735-51, vii. 2004
    ..Crucial steps necessary for the design and implementation of a successful hospital-based palliative care service also are reviewed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Palliative care programs: what, why, and how?
    D E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, N Y, USA
    Physician Exec 27:43-7. 2001
    ..For the hospital, such services can improve utilization outcomes. Take a closer look at a palliative care service operating for nearly five years at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City...
  28. doi request reprint Social workers advocate for a seat at palliative care table
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:10-4. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint When critical illness becomes chronic: informational needs of patients and families
    Judith E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Crit Care 20:79-89. 2005
    ..In this qualitative study, we investigated what information is relevant and important for clinician-patient/family communication when critical illness becomes chronic, as indicated by tracheotomy for prolonged mechanical ventilation...
  30. doi request reprint Using data to sustain and grow hospital palliative care programs
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, NY, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:543-7. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Hospitals and hospices partner to extend the continuum of palliative care
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:1231-5. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Palliative care in inpatient units
    Diane E Meier
    Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:1244-9. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Consultation etiquette challenges palliative care to be on its best behavior
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:7-11. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Pediatric palliative care offers opportunities for collaboration
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:284-9. 2007
  35. doi request reprint Outpatient clinics are a new frontier for palliative care
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New Yourk, NY, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:823-8. 2008
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessing differences in care needs and service utilization in geriatric palliative care patients
    Martin M Evers
    The Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:424-32. 2002
    ..Dementia and incapacity profoundly influence decision-making, requiring more time and communication with patients and families...
  37. ncbi request reprint Assessing the outcome of a palliative care educational initiative
    Marilyn J Spiegel
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, 10029 6574, USA
    J Palliat Med 5:343-52. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the effects of Mount Sinai's Palliative Care Seminar Series on faculty development and personal growth...
  38. ncbi request reprint United States: overview of cancer pain and palliative care
    Diane E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute and the Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 11029, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 24:265-9. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Pain assessment in elderly patients with severe dementia
    Paolo L Manfredi
    Pain and Palliative Care Service, Department of Neurology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:48-52. 2003
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Palliative care/intensive care unit interface: opportunities for mutual education
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, The Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:17-20. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Infrastructure supports what is most important in palliative care
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:1092-5. 2005
  42. doi request reprint The palliative care team
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:677-81. 2008
  43. ncbi request reprint Preventing burnout
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:1045-8. 2006
  44. doi request reprint Palliative care's challenge: facilitating transitions of care
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:416-21. 2008
  45. doi request reprint Regional foundations offer third way to underwrite palliative care development
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:148-51. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint Advocacy is essential to palliative care's future development
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:840-4. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Fast response is key to partnering with the emergency department
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, The Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, New York City, NY, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:641-5. 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint Palliative care has a role in the essential task of educating medical residents
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:842-6. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint Advanced practice nurses in palliative care: a pivotal role and perspective
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine The Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute and Geriatrics and Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:624-7. 2006
  50. ncbi request reprint Variability in end of life care
    Diane E Meier
    BMJ 328:E296-7. 2004
  51. ncbi request reprint When pain and suffering do not require a prognosis: working toward meaningful hospital-hospice partnership
    Diane E Meier
    J Palliat Med 6:109-15. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Billing for palliative care: an essential cost of doing business
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:250-7. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Autonomy reconsidered
    Diane E Meier
    N Engl J Med 346:1087-9. 2002
  54. doi request reprint Studying the effectiveness of palliative care
    Joan Penrod
    JAMA 300:1022-3; author reply 1023-4. 2008
  55. ncbi request reprint The national agenda for quality palliative care: the National Consensus Project and the National Quality Forum
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010 3000, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:737-44. 2007
    ..This article reviews the work of both the NCP and NQF and presents the domains and preferred practices that should guide quality improvement efforts in hospice and palliative care...
  56. ncbi request reprint How to choose a site visit program
    Diane E Meier
    J Palliat Med 8:481-3. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Ten steps to growing palliative care referrals
    Diane E Meier
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    J Palliat Med 8:706-8. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint Planning for the mixed blessing of unexpected growth
    Diane E Meier
    Center to Advance Palliative Care at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:906-8. 2005

Research Grants7

  1. Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer Patients
    Diane E Meier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Reproducible structures and processes for the PCCTs will allow successful components of the program to be readily adopted and operationalized at a range of hospital types. ..
  2. PALLIATIVE CARE AND THE ELDERLY
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. Palliative Medicine Fellowship Training
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer Patients
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Reproducible structures and processes for the PCCTs will allow successful components of the program to be readily adopted and operationalized at a range of hospital types. ..
  5. Palliative Care for Hospitalized Cancer Patients
    Diane Meier; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Reproducible structures and processes for the PCCTs will allow successful components of the program to be readily adopted and operationalized at a range of hospital types. ..