Healthcare News & Insights

End-of-life care: More intensive, but less time in hospital

What constitutes end-of-life care in the U.S. is changing. We’re spending less time in the hospital in our final months, even as we get more visits from health care professionals.

Treated to death

Despite, or because of, mind-boggling advances in medical technology, many people at the end of life are suffering harder, more painful deaths. How do we balance the hope of a cure against the reality of death?

End-of-life care and the ‘race gap’

Black cancer patients are less likely to have their end-of-life care wishes followed. The question is why.