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Gawande on his message for AAHPM: Thank you, and why aren't people listening?

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Dr. Atul Gawande laughed when asked about what his message will be when he speaks at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Annual Assembly, which begins today in Philadelphia. "At one basic level, it's, 'Thank you, and why the hell aren't people listening to you?' " The author of "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End" says he learned from a palliative care physician to talk less and listen to patients more. Philadelphia Inquirer, The (02/22)


A physician's story about language, cultural barriers and end-of-life care

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Doctor: What we can do for all dying patients

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Hospice partners with insurers to offer palliative care in pilot program

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Experts see obstacles and resources for end-of-life care in U.S.

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

What's your level of knowledge of hospice and palliative medicine?

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 25, 2015

Patient website for those seeking information on hospice and palliative care

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Survey gauges quality of end-of-life care in NICU

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Compassionate care framework aims to reduce suffering, improve quality

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Senior planning expert challenges hospice myths

Hospice and Palliative Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015


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