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Palliative Care

Understanding the medical, social and emotional challenges that come with a serious illness.

For Professionals

 Complex disease management takes a multidisciplinary effort. At Tanner Health System, our doctors, nurses, social workers and specialists work together to provide exceptional palliative care for patients living with chronic illness. 

Tanner is routinely recognized for its outstanding patient experience by organizations including Healthgrades and Press Ganey Associates.

Refer a patient

If you have patients struggling with the symptoms of a complex disease, we can help them understand their illness and find ways to improve their quality of life. Contact us at 770-812-9929 to refer a patient for any of the following health concerns:

  • Cancer
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Dementia 
  • Kidney or liver failure 
  • Lung disease 
  • Neurological disease


Patient Resources 

Tanner offers classes and events, such as music therapy performances and Bible study groups, which serve as additional support for your patients as they heal and cope with illness. View upcoming classes and events. 

For helpful articles, quizzes and other educational tools to share with your patients, visit the Tanner Health Library.



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Nutrition for Diabetes - Webinar

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Carb Counting - Webinar

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Helping Loved Ones Resistant to Hospice Care

Having a loved one nearing the end of life can be a difficult time for both the patient and their family members. Oftentimes, hospice care is recommended as a way to provide comfort and support during this difficult transition. However, some loved ones may be resistant to hospice care and may not understand the benefits it can provide. By understanding their fears and concerns, answering their questions and more, families can help their loved ones receive the care they need.

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Maybe your child slips at the ice rink or your teen crashes into another basketball player. Or, you have a hard spill while hiking or hitting the slopes. All it takes is one wrong move for a winter sports injury. While it’s the same for any season, winter does put us at higher risk for injury.