More consumer data that could help patients make choices will not be forthcoming until at least 2017.
New legislation calls for frequent inspections and clamps down on hospices that enroll healthy patients.
A study looks at whether Americans are getting the right care as they face death.
A conversation about hospice quality with industry executive, Peter Brunnick, of North Carolina.
Former Reagan administration official was part of the founding leadership team of Politico.
He felt ‘like a teenager’. Then he was in hospice care, and then he was dead.
He felt “like a teenager.” Then he was placed in hospice care. Before long, he was dead.
In “The House with Sixteen Handmade Doors,” Henry Petroski dissects his vacation home.
Rising rates of live discharge in the U.S. raise questions about quality of care.
Hospices in the U.S. care for over 1 million terminally ill patients annually but are one of the least-inspected areas in U.S. health care, many receiving inspections less than once every six years. By contrast, federal law requires that Medicare have inspections of nursing homes conducted about every year and health-care agencies every three years. Read related article.