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Atul Gawande


  Atul Gawande: End-of-life counseling improves — and even extends — lives

As health care is attached in Congress and the courts, Dr. Atul Gawande discusses the quiet removal of one controversial provision: funding for end-of-life counseling, the so-called ‘death panels.’

  Video: Planning for the final months: End-of-life care
Can more care mean lower costs?

Can more care mean lower costs?

One percent of people account for 30 percent of healthcare costs. And those are the people we should be focusing on, says Atul Gawande.

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