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End of Life Care: Are Crucial Conversations and Questions Too Often Avoided?

By Timothy Churchill-WRTI

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End of Life Care: Are Crucial Conversations and Questions Too Often Avoided?

Philadelphia, PA – A recent study of Medicare recipients shows terminally ill Philadelphians spend more time with physician specialists and in intensive care units than residents of other major metro areas. What does this mean? WRTI's Timothy Churchill talks with proponents of hospice and palliative care.