Links We Like: December 12, 2014

| By Jodi Horton

We’re glad to see more research is being done about hospice care. We know the benefits are numerous, and it’s nice to have the data to support it. Read more: The Value of Hospice Care: An Interview with Dr. Ziad Obermeyer

We often struggle with the fact that hospice referrals are made late in the end-of-life process. As hospice workers, we want to provide all the help and support we can, and late referrals are a barrier to that. However, this article addresses the reasons doctors struggle with hospice referrals, and offers a good explanation of how physicians can adapt their thinking to still help patients. Read more: Why Some Doctors Struggle with the End of Life

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