Looking at the challenges involving hospice care
This episode originally aired on July 24, 2023.
Hospice care prioritizes comfort and quality of life by reducing pain and suffering for patients facing the end of life.
However, physicians are voicing concerns about a prevalence of serious deficiencies in hospice care and believe it is in need of fixing.
We’ll address the issues facing hospice care this hour.
- Mike Thompson, WOSU chief content director of radio
- Dr. Ira Byock, palliative care physician and advocate
- Dr. Jennifer Hirsh, hospice & palliative medicine specialist, Mt. Carmel
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