Who your doctor is could dictate how you’re cared for at end of life

“We found that the physician a patient sees is the single most important predictor we know of whether or not that patient enrolls in hospice care,” said Ziad Obermeyer, MD, a physician researcher in the Department of Emergency Medicine at BWH, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and lead author of the paper. “This new information provides a clear policy target for improving and advancing the quality of care for patients at the end of their lives.” MORE


About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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