Oral #39: Shelby Murdock – Analysis Of Live Discharge By Disease Type

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Faculty mentor: Rebecca Utz

Analysis of live discharge from hospice by disease type. 1 in 5 patients are discharged from hospice alive due to the model of hospice policy favors the cancer patient model for hospice which is 6 months due to cancer patients having an expected trajectory. Hospice is not only for patients with cancer, so why is the policy modeled only for cancer patients?

Watch my research presentation below.
Questions or comments? Contact me at: Shelby.murdock@hsc.utah.edu

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