Tag Archives: End-of-Life

Health Affairs Briefing: Advanced Illness and End-of-Life Care

Please join us on Tuesday, July 11, at a forum featuring authors from the July 2017 issue of Health Affairs on “Advanced Illness and End-of-Life Care." The Forum will take place at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

June 28, 2017

Embracing The Role Of Family Caregivers In The U.S. Health System

As individuals age, their need for both medical and nonmedical services and supports increases. In a recent report, we review current policies addressing the needs of family caregivers, evaluate emerging evidence on the effectiveness of these policies, and suggest some potential new policy...

September 8, 2016

Narrative Matters: On Our Reading List

“Narrative Matters: On Our Reading List” is a monthly roundup where we share some of the most compelling health care narratives driving the news and conversation in recent weeks. This month covers topics on emergency medicine, how doctors grieve, end-stage kidney disease, homelessness, chronic...

September 25, 2015

New Narrative Matters: Aligning The Best Care With Standards Of Care At The End Of Life

In Health Affairs' May Narrative Matters essay, when her mother is hurt, a health care executive finds that the standardized care she championed isn't always appropriate.

May 14, 2015