The involvement of the physician is key to effective hospice treatment. A physician still works with his or her patient through their time under care at Hospice of Siouxland.
In fact, a physician must approve the patient admission to Hospice. The physician then helps Hospice of Siouxland plan appropriate care for his patient, and coordinates with hospice staff on follow-up care.
Throughout the process, the physician plays an active and important role in care for his or her patient’s care.