Hallmark is Listening
Specialties
212 views
Specialties
212 views

Hallmark is Listening

Regina Holliday - February 16, 2013

Today has been an amazing day. The petition for Hallmark to create hospice cards has now grown past 1,500 signatures. Hallmark has responded in two ways.  The Hallmark…

Business
190 views

Website Helps You Prepare for End-of-Life

Andrew Schorr - February 9, 2013

Chanel Reynolds was financially unprepared when her husband, Jose Hernando, was killed in an accident in 2009. She has created a website to help others be more…

National Summit on Advanced Care: Thoughts and Takeaways
Home Health
205 views
Home Health
205 views

National Summit on Advanced Care: Thoughts and Takeaways

Regina Holliday - February 3, 2013

Yesterday, I painted with a class of second graders.  They were little bundles of captured energy.  Their eyes sparkled and they could not be quiet.  The majority…

Geriatrics
132 views

Saying Goodbye

docnieder - January 14, 2013

It's Friday afternoon and I check the day's schedule. A name jumps out at me and I groan a little and worry--what am I going to say…

Public Health
159 views

Engage With Grace

David Harlow - November 22, 2012

As patients, as family members, as friends, as health care providers, we have all faced end-of-life issues at one time or another, and we will face them…

Specialties
144 views

What Does a Good Death Mean to You and Your Family? Have You Had the Conversation?

psalber - August 14, 2012

When my father was healthy, he used to jokingly say that he would throw himself off the Golden Gate Bridge when he got old and too sick…

News
141 views

Examining the Harm Done by Sarah Palin’s “Death Panel” Rhetoric

psalber - April 9, 2012

  Give a dog a bad name and hang him   Give a dog a bad name and hang himThere is a great opinion piece, “The Retreat from Advanced…

Public Health
209 views

Dying in the 21st Century

Gary Levin MD - April 1, 2012

I happened to  run across this TEDxNewy 2011 (Newcastle, AU): Paul Saul I happened to  run across this TEDxNewy 2011 (Newcastle, AU): Paul SaulPeter Saul is Senior Intensivist in…

Medical Education
136 views

End-of-Life Discussions Do Not Affect Survival Rates

thielst - September 28, 2011

Discussing and documenting patients’ preferences for care at the end of life does not cause them any harm, contrary to recent claims. Discussing and documenting patients’ preferences…

End of Life Wishes Simplified with Patient / Physician Agreement
Business
305 views
Business
305 views

End of Life Wishes Simplified with Patient / Physician Agreement

Anthony Cirillo - May 6, 2011

Courtesy Ohio State University