A Fresh Look at End-of-Life Care

September 2013
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2013, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p12
The article explores the changing approaches in end-of-life care in the U.S. Healthcare executives are implementing alternative care such as palliative and hospice care for patients who are chronically ill or dying to reduce healthcare costs with emphasis on integrated collaboration with community providers and a focus on accountable care organizations (ACO). It is suggested that patient engagement and education are the most important aspects of providing end-of-care.


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