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The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU

Case study: The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU. ... But the single most important concern of many patients near the end of life is the well-being of their loved ones and most would not favor a decision-making path
February 2008

QD: News Every Day--Whistling by the graveyard on end-of-life care

QD: News Every Day--Whistling by the graveyard on end-of-life care. The Obama administration dropped payment for end-of-life counseling from Medicare's annual exam, a move that ... The regulation provided reimbursement for time spent on voluntary advance
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Meet comfort, spiritual needs for best end-of-life care

QD: News Every Day--Meet comfort, spiritual needs for best end-of-life care. ... Attending to a comfortable environment and spiritual needs explain the biggest variances in quality of care at the end of life, a study found.
August 2019

Talking about death

The gist of it was that physicians are more likely to die at home without aggressive life-extending interventions than the general public. ... The implication was that more people would have a“ better” death, more in accord with their own wishes, if
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life talks still a sticking point

QD: News Every Day--End-of-life talks still a sticking point. Less than one-third of patients get the end-of-life care that they expressly asked for, a study ... Agreement between patients' end-of-life care and what was documented in the medical record
August 2019

Lebron James and medical ethics, let me explain

Most of us contemplate ponderous ethical dilemmas, such as end-of-life care, allocation of the limited supply of organs for transplant or our unequal access to health care. ... Members of the American College of Physicians contribute posts from their own
August 2019

What's 'The Big Short' in health care?

they would have government-restricted choice over physicians and accept rationing and imposed limits on things such as end-of-life care, to significantly reduce health care costs. ... But how we deliver health care is about to change. Congress may be
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--14 quality measures endorsed for palliative, end-of-life care

QD: News Every Day--14 quality measures endorsed for palliative, end-of-life care. ... 0208: Family Evaluation of Hospice Care (NHPCO) (maintenance). 1632: CARE--Consumer Assessments and Reports of End of Life (Center for Gerontology and Health Care
August 2019

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP recognizes the importance of the performance measurement field in the changing health care environment. ... The College's goal is to encourage the use of high-quality, evidence-based performance measures to optimally guide the improvement of the
February 2019

End-of-life care costs: Does your doctor know when you're going to die?

End-of-life care costs: Does your doctor know when you're going to die? ... One interesting comment I have seen come up over and over is the idea that end-of-life costs are the thing that is spiraling out of control and that if
August 2019

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