Support building for palliative care in Wisconsin

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illness, focusing on quality of life, stress relief and symptom management.

“The approach is patient- and family-centered,” Jessick told WisBusiness.com. “For palliative care people, the skill is really at communication; how can we meet patients and families where they are, and figure out which treatments make sense, and which don’t make sense.”

As Jessick explains it, most modern medicine is practiced in silos, where individual care experts specialize heavily within a certain field of study.

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