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Hospice: Philosophy of care and appropriate utilization in the United States

Authors

Diane E Meier, MD, FACP

Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care

Director, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Professor, Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Elizabeth McCormick, MD

Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Ruth L Lagman, MD, MPH, FACP, FAAHPM

The Harry R. Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine and Supportive Oncology

Taussig Cancer Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Section Editor

Robert M Arnold, MD

Editor-in-Chief — Palliative Care

Section Editor — General Principles of Palliative Care

Chief, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Deputy Editor

Diane MF Savarese, MD

Senior Deputy Editor — UpToDate

Deputy Editor — Oncology and Palliative Care

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Peer Reviewer

Reviewers are not identified on topic reviews to preserve anonymity