Core Indicators: Multiple hospitalizations, physical decline, weight loss, multiple co-morbidities, serum albumin<2.5 gm/dl, dependence in most ADLS, Karnofsky or Palliative Performance Scale <=70, adjustment to advanced illness prognosis.
Contact Madeline Hass, Sinai's Hospital Liaison at VNS.
Address: Visiting Nurse Service of New York, Hospice Care. 1250 Broadway, 7th floor, NY 10001
Main referral phone number: 212-609-1900
Main referral fax number: 212-290-1825