Palliative Care

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

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The goal of Tanner’s complex disease management program is to improve the quality of life for patients and their loved ones. We can give you meaningful support, regardless of your age and the stage of your illness.

Our multidisciplinary team

Tanner has assembled a multidisciplinary care team to help patients and their families make difficult decisions regarding care and disease progression. Our team includes:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Social workers
  • Pharmacists
  • Nutritionists
  • Chaplains
  • More

How we help

Through our complex disease management program, Tanner helps patients and their loved ones:

  • Understand a disease and various treatment options
  • Weigh the risks and benefits of treatments
  • Navigate difficult transitions, such as to a nursing home, comfort care or hospice program
  • Designate surrogate decision makers or next of kin
  • Approach the tough process of advanced care planning

To learn more

Call 770-812-9929 to learn more about Tanner’s complex disease management program.

Three Goals

Download the Three Most Common Goals of Care in Medicine (.pdf) to learn about the goals for Complex Disease Management.

 

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Plan Ahead

Download Advance Directive forms and learn more about your rights.

 

 

 

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