We’re pleased to announce that St. Anthony's Palliative Medicine Specialists joined Mercy Clinic effective October 1, 2018. This is an exciting time for our organizations and for health care in the St. Louis area. All participating St. Anthony’s providers, co-workers and office locations will be integrated into Mercy to provide expanded services and better coordination of your care and wellness.
Palliative care is a combination of specialized medical care and personal attention designed to improve the quality of life by tending to the whole person – body, mind and spirit.
Palliative care complements the treatments and medications being used to cure or minimize the effects of a serious condition. During a time of intense or prolonged medical treatments and disease symptoms, palliative care can help you remain as active and comfortable as possible.
Your palliative care team may include: