2085H0002X Taxonomy Code - Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Taxonomy Code

Code: 2085H0002X

Type: Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians

Classification: Radiology

Specialization: Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Level: Level III - Area of Specialization

Definition: A radiologist with special knowledge and skills to prevent and relieve the suffering experienced by patients with life-limiting illnesses. This specialist works with an interdisciplinary hospice or palliative care team to maximize quality of life while addressing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of both patient and family throughout the course of the disease, through the dying process, and beyond for the family. This specialist has expertise in the assessment of patients with advanced disease; the relief of distressing symptoms; the coordination of interdisciplinary patient and family-centered care in diverse venues; the use of specialized care systems including hospice; the management of the imminently dying patient; and legal and ethical decision making in end-of-life care.

Version: NCCU Provider Taxonomy Version 18.0

Related Taxonomy Codes

Taxonomy Code Taxonomy Clasification Taxonomy Specialization
2085B0100X Radiology Body Imaging
2085D0003X Radiology Diagnostic Neuroimaging
2085N0700X Radiology Neuroradiology
2085N0904X Radiology Nuclear Radiology
2085P0229X Radiology Pediatric Radiology
2085R0001X Radiology Radiation Oncology
2085R0202X Radiology Diagnostic Radiology
2085R0203X Radiology Therapeutic Radiology
2085R0204X Radiology Vascular & Interventional Radiology
2085R0205X Radiology Radiological Physics
2085U0001X Radiology Diagnostic Ultrasound

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