- A physician's guide to talking about end-of-life careR B Balaban
Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, Mass, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 15:195-200. 2000..By following these 4 steps, communication can be enhanced, fears allayed, pain and suffering minimized, and most end-of-life issues resolved comfortably, without conflict...
- Redefining and redesigning hospital discharge to enhance patient care: a randomized controlled studyRichard B Balaban
Department of Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:1228-33. 2008..Inadequate communication between Hospitalists and primary care providers can further compromise post-discharge care. Redesigning the discharge process may improve the continuity and the quality of patient care...