Posts Tagged ‘healthcare’
How Does Hospice Work With My Doctor?
The hospice team works directly with the patient’s doctor to provide optimum medical care. Often times your physician is the first to mention the possibility of hospice care. Some physicians hesitate to bring up hospice because they sincerely want to preserve hope for a cure. Frequently, they will continue to pursue treatment because they think…Read More
Being Mortal, by physician and bestselling author Atul Gawande, is a riveting book that raises a significant question regarding today’s healthcare for the dying: Are we, by fighting against death at all costs, at times doing more harm than good to the lives of our patients? Through significant research, firsthand experience, and masterful storytelling, Gawande…Read More