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Profits over patients in hospice and end-of-life care

Frisco, Texas hospice executive makes chilling admissions in federal court

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Patient safety and end-of-life decision-making

American Medical Association may consider backing physician-assisted suicide

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The sad story of British baby Alfie Evans could happen in Texas under current law

Texas has the worst law in the America when it comes to protecting patients from hospitals and doctors who want to end care

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Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders increase likelihood of ICU death, less overall care

Doctors may mistake a DNR order to mean a patient wants no additional care under any circumstances

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New study exposes Texas nursing home anti-psychotic drug over-medication problem

Nationally, around 180,000 nursing home residents per week are given anti-psychotic drugs, even though they have no psychiatric condition

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New Texas law will protect patients from hostile do-not-resuscitate/DNR orders

On 4/1/2018, the new law will end the current practice where doctors can secretly enter a DNR order against patient and family wishes

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Texas law lets hospitals and doctors override your advance directive and terminate curative care

Houston trial court says that Advance Directives Act of 1999 (Texas death panel statute) "works pretty well"

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Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital CAPS Team & what you should know about it

Some hospitals use aggressive pressure to get parent to consent to terminating children's care

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Can money play a role in the hospital and doctor's decision to pull the plug?

Texas tort reform laws and the Advance Directives Act of 1999 work together to create frightening financial incentives

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Texas hospitals can stop treating and feeding patients even when patients and families disagree

Texas Advance Directives Act gives hospital committees complete immunity for deliberately stopping health care and allowing patients to die

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