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Articles

Baily FA. “Making the Wounded Whole: The Balm of Gilead Center.” ABDC Exchange 1: 8-9, 1998.
(Cooper Green Hospital)

Bailey FA, Bolden JL, Padgett CG. “The Balm of Gilead Center, Cooper Green Hospital.” Pioneer Programs in Palliative Care: Milbank Memorial Fund, 3-23, 2000.
(Cooper Green Hospital)

Crawley L, Payne R, Bolden J, Payne T, Washington P, Williams S. “Palliative and End-of-Life Care in the African American Community.” Journal of the American Medical Association, 284(19): 2518-2521, 2000.
(Cooper Green Hospital)

Townsend G. “Why Don’t More African American’s Utilize Hospice.” Last Acts Newsletter. Winter 2001.
(Cooper Green Hospital)

 

Audiovisual
On Our Own Terms Video - A Bill Moyers PBS Special, a videotape. KQED-TV, San Francisco, California. September, 2000.
(Cooper Green Hospital)

 

News Coverage
“Balm of Gilead: Nurturing Life Within the Dying Should Be Goal of Each Hospital.” Bailey FA. The Birmingham News. September 10, 2000.
(Cooper Green Hospital)

“Hospice Care is Not Just a Privilege for White People.” Townsend GC. The Birmingham News. October 8, 2000.
(Cooper Green Hospital)

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.