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The Battle Of The Bundle: Lessons From My Mother's Partial Hip Replacement
The Battle Of The Bundle: Lessons From My Mother's Partial Hip Replacement

For one family, Medicare's bundled payment program felt more like a health care assembly line than coordinated care.

Tags: Hospitals, Organization And Delivery Of Care, Medicare, Consumer Issues

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The Senate's Debate On Repealing And Replacing Obamacare
The Senate's Debate On Repealing And Replacing Obamacare

In a WTOP-FM interview recorded as the Senate debated the future of the Affordable Care Act, Alan Weil compares the impacts of the different bills.

Tags: WTOP, Affordable Care Act, Alan Weil

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Failing To Complete End-Of-Life Directives
Failing To Complete End-Of-Life Directives

In a WTOP-FM interview, July issue author Katherine Courtright explains why only one in three US adults complete advance directives for end-of-life care.

Tags: WTOP, End-Of-Life Care, Katherine Courtright

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Advanced Illness And End-Of-Life Care
Advanced Illness And End-Of-Life Care

Briefing: July 11, 2017

Tags: Quality Of Care, Alan Weil, Diane E. Meier, Hospice, End-Of-Life Care, Dina Keller Moss, Janet Corrigan, Melissa D. Aldridge, Katherine Ornstein, Laura Hatfield, Vincent Mor, Martina Orlovic, Elaine Kelly, Julie P.W. Bynum, Joan M. Teno, Robrecht De Schreye, Katherine R. Courtright, Rachelle E. Bernacki, Judith Lucas, Susan C. Miller, Rebecca Anhang Price, Rachel Dolin

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Getting It Right At The End Of Life
Getting It Right At The End Of Life

With the help of a palliative care team, the author's terminally ill mother dies on her own terms.

Tags: Elderly, Quality Of Care, End-Of-Life Care, Dina Keller Moss, Palliative Care

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