End-of-Life Care News

Paul Hsieh.  Forbes.  9/29/14.  Who Decides What Medical Care You Receive At End of Life

Real Clear Politics.  10/14/14.  “Death on Demand Is Not Death With Dignity.”

Marilyn Golden worries lest “profit-driven managed health care” subtly steer the sick in the direction of — what’s the word? — dignity.  Dr. B.J. Miller wonders whether in the new world of choice, there still will be a place for “people who are sick and beyond their utilitarian function.”

Legalizing assisted suicide is a deadly mix with the broken, profit-driven health care system we have in the United States. Marilyn Golden is a senior policy analyst with the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund.