Conversation About Dying
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Fed Interest Rates, Mexican Migration, Dying, Consumer Rage
Episode: Fed Interest Rates, Mexican Migration, Dying, Consumer Rage
- Dec 14, 2015 10:00 pm
- 12:32 mins
Guest: Karl Lorenz, MD, Professor of Medicine at Stanford University and Section Chief for the Veterans Health Administration-Stanford Programs in Palliative Care Here’s a stunning fact to consider – back when Medicare was signed into law 50 years ago, most people died in their homes and the life sustaining treatments we’ve come to consider standard procedure hadn’t been invented yet. Technological advances have helped us live longer. But are we living better? We’re definitely not dying better, according to the doctors and researchers who focus on end-of-life care.