End-of-Life Choice, Death with Dignity, Palliative Care and Counseling

C&C Announces 7 Principles for “Patient-Centered Care”by admin


Compassion & Choices today released its Seven Principles for
Patient-Centered End-of-Life Care and urged that they guide health care reform.
“As individuals face the end of life, and try to navigate the health care system, their own values and choices should be paramount. Our seven principles – focus, self-determination, autonomy, personal beliefs, informed consent, balance, and notice – are designed to guide health care providers and policy-makers to place patients’ values at the center of end-of-life care,”’ said Compassion & Choices President Barbara Coombs Lee.

Read the press release here