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New Canadian Report: Patient Choices are Essential to Quality Care

Canadian report parallels┬árecently released Institute of Medicine Report, Dying in America, showing a growing need to have conversations about what is important to you when near the end of life. According to the article, “Polls have shown that most Canadians want to die at home, surrounded by their loved ones. But most people end up dying in hospital”, Dr. Irfan Dhalla, vice-president of Health Quality Ontario stated. “So there’s a mismatch there that suggests that we’re not providing everybody with the care that they would ideally like to have.” Read more…

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