Who Knew? Hospice Is a Business. What That Means for All of Us

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Many people, including hospice clinicians, may not fully understand all aspects of hospice care until having a personal experience with a loved one.  In an article published last month in Gerontologist, the author, a PhD nurse, discusses her personal journey when her brother entered hospice. She highlights the implications of hospice as a business and orients through her own experience and data, provides methods for evaluating hospice programs nationally, and recommends improvements in the business of hospice care.

 

Link to Gerontologist (4/2017) (Open access with Medscape site registration)

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