Income is a factor in where hospice patients die, study says

02/21/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

A study in JAMA Internal Medicine found that poorer hospice patients were less likely than the wealthy to die at home. U.S. researchers said care models are needed that ensure access to high-quality end-of-life care regardless of income, and a U.K. physician commented that the "next frontier in palliative care service" is the creation of specialist teams that operate in all types of care settings.

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