New Resources on End-of-Life Care

Being MortalNovember 20, 2014 — Palliative and hospice care has been under-utilized due to the Medicare reimbursement system. However, as H&HN’s Paul Barr reported last month, The Institute of Medicine issued a lengthy report about improving care and individual autonomy regarding end-of-life decisions, and Atul Gawande, renowned author and cancer surgeon, recently released his book “Being Mortal,” which has shed much needed light on the subject.

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