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Editor's e-Note
Audacious Inquiry (Ai), a health information technology and policy company, has partnered with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) to improve connectivity, access to care, and care quality. The partnership will give NHPCO members access to Ai’s nationally deployed tools that will allow them to better integrate with hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. The partnership merges the resources of Ai and the NHPCO to enhance care and further advocacy.

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— Kate Jackson, editor
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Audacious Inquiry, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Forge Alliance

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and Audacious Inquiry (Ai) recently announced a strategic partnership to improve care quality by increasing connectivity, expanding access to care, and promoting advocacy efforts across the hospice and palliative care communities.

Palliative care has become an increasingly vital service as our health care system transitions to population health management. Through tools such as Ai’s Encounter Notification Service (ENS) that alert the palliative care community of their patients’ hospitalizations as well as inform hospital care teams of existing palliative care efforts, a more seamless and effective course of treatment will be available. This collaborative effort will see the NHPCO’s expertise in the hospice and palliative care space join with Ai’s technology and strategic advisory capabilities to yield a robust set of resources and knowledge aimed to further a population health management approach to patient care.

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