Report: Fewer dying patients get aggressive care, more get hospice

06/13/2013 | HealthLeaders Media

Seriously ill patients who died in 2010 were less likely to have received aggressive treatments or been hospitalized and were more likely to have been in hospice during the final six months of life compared with those who died in 2007, a Dartmouth Atlas report found. Average Medicare spending for the seriously ill during the final two years of life rose 15.2% during that period.

View Full Article in:

HealthLeaders Media

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Executive Officer
Center for Improving Value in Healthcare
Denver, CO
Quality Program Manager II, State Programs
Tufts Health Plan
Watertown, MA
Associate Director, Promotion Integrity
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Plainsboro, NJ
Vice President, Medicare Advantage
BCBS-Louisiana
Baton Rouge, LA
Director, Global Integrity and Compliance, Pharmaceuticals
Alcon
Fort Worth, TX