The Long Goodbye (TIME)

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Time magazineElliott Fisher of “the famed Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice” is quoted in this week’s TIME cover story on problems with the nation’s health care system. “The Long Goodbye” chronicles journalist Joe Klein’s management of his parents’ care prior to their deaths.

In a series on TIME’s Healthland blog running in conjunction with the cover story, Geisel School Professor Ira Byock, the director of palliative medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center, is interviewed in “Alternatives to the Nursing Home for Aging or Ailing Parents,” published 6/1/12.

Read the full story, published in the 6/11/2012 edition of TIME. (A subscription is needed to access the full story online.)