Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices, P.C., a Palliative Care Practice
Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices, P.C., is a Palliative Care Practice affiliated with Hudson Valley Hospice. It is a community based palliative care practice that is appropriate for patients with serious or life limiting illnesses. Palliative care is specialized medical care, based on the needs of the patient, not on the patient’s prognosis.
This type of care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of the illness with the goal of improving quality of life for both the patient and the family.
Palliative care can be provided in conjunction with curative and aggressive treatment during any stage of illness and is an excellent choice for people with:
- Multiple recent hospitalizations.
- Poorly controlled symptoms such as pain, nausea, constipation, fatigue. dyspnea, depression and agitation.
- High distress in the patient or family from psychological and/or spiritual concerns.
- A need for Advance Care Planning and MOLST.
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Hudson Valley Medical Health Choices, P.C., offers appointments at their offices located at MidHudson Regional Hospital, 1 Webster Avenue, Suite 402B in Poughkeepsie, and for the home bound, wherever they call home, their own home, senior living, assisted living or nursing home.
To schedule an appointment, please call 845-240-7557.