Huge Gap Between Thinking, Doing in End-of-Life Care

When it comes to end-of-life discussions, there tends to be a major disparity between thought and action. In Massachusetts, for example, 85% of residents believe that patients and their doctors should discuss end-of-life care—but only 15% of them have actually had these conversations. The figure doesn’t rise much for people who have serious illnesses—only about a […]