Links We Like: September 26, 2014

| By Jodi Horton

Our first link had to be the news about the IMPACT legislation passing Congress. IMPACT stands for Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation, and this legislation will finally bring about the changes to hospice surveys that the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization has been championing for more than a decade. Read more: NHPCO applauds passage of the IMPACT Act

The Institute of Medicine’s Dying in America report has attracted some national attention about end-of-life care. We’re excited to see articles about what people can do to improve the quality of end-of-life care and hope this report helps expand the discussion about how we care for the aging and the terminally ill. Read more: How to help ensure you die on your own terms

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