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Quality & Outcomes

Pain Management

Pain control is one of the central goals of hospice care. Good Shepherd Hospice continually evaluates the effectiveness of how patient’s pain is managed within the shortest duration of time utilizing an internal audit.

The agencies latest quality report revealed that 96% of patients who were admitted with moderate to severe pain were brought to a comfortable level within 48 hours.

The chart below depicts Good Shepherd’s pain management scores for the past year.