Stony Brook Southampton rolls out palliative care home visits

Stony Brook Southampton (N.Y.) Hospital partnered with the Balm Foundation to offer home visits for patients in need of palliative care.

Patients who enroll in the community-based program will not incur any out-of-pocket expenses.

"The hospital's palliative care program is a patient-centered philosophy that encompasses all aspects of the patient's experience. Now in its seventh year, many patients facing serious illness have benefitted from the program, their symptoms and ability to carry on with daily life improved," the hospital wrote in statement. 

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