If you have a significant illness that has a high risk of mortality, negatively impacts your daily function or quality of life, or excessively strains your caregiver you are a candidate for palliative care. Some examples of significant illnesses are cancer, neurologic disorders such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, dementia, strokes, advanced heart failure, lung failure, kidney failure, or liver failure.
Pallity is designed for patients, caregivers and physicians.
You are a candidate for palliative care if you have a significant illness that has a high risk of mortality, negatively impacts your quality of life, or excessively strains your caregiver. Some examples of significant illnesses are cancer, neurologic disorders such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, dementia, strokes, advanced heart failure, lung failure, kidney failure, or liver failure.
Pallity can connect you to trained palliative clinicians and resources in your area as well as support from your peers. We can help you to understand your illness, make a plan for your care wishes, monitor your progress, and manage the symptoms of your illness and treatment side effects so that you can live your best life. No matter what comes next – you have a team a click away.
Register at Pallity and answer some basic information in our HIPAA compliant portal. Then start exploring the tools and resources Pallity offers to make living with your significant illness easier.
Pallity is designed to be a part of your care team, but we do not replace your current clinical team. Our recommendations are based on current clinical recommendations and best practices. Pallity will augment your care, providing you with information to discuss with your physician and support in seeking resources as you need them.
Dr. Nachat, CEO, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, is an emergency medicine and palliative care physician, educator and change maker. She specializes in minimizing patients’ therapy and disease-related symptoms while optimizing quality of life by integrating the best of allopathic and traditional modalities.
Ira Summer, Chief Financial Officer, combines his knowledge of finance with his years of experience consulting on health care issues with start up businesses, private corporations and public agencies. He uses this extensive background to guide Pallity’s operation excellence and financial stability.
Teresa Burgin, Chief Marketing Officer, brings an extensive background in healthcare and technology marketing to help Pallity reach patients, caregivers and physicians. She has previously worked with Fortune 100 organizations, mid-size buisnesses and start ups.
Dr. Lawrence is a senior physician healthcare executive recognized as a visionary transformational leader with over 25 years of success in operational excellence, leadership development, and organizational transformation having excelled in roles of president, CEO, CMO, and Associate Dean in the military and civilian sectors.
Dr Rebecca Armendariz specializes in palliative medicine, oncology supportive care and palliative medicine education. She is double boarded in physical medicine and rehabilitation and hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Armendariz trained and worked at the world’s leading oncology centers including Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center and MD Anderson Cancer Center.