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In our fragmented health care system, candid conversations about death and dying between patients, families, and doctors are far from routine. As a result, people’s wishes are often unknown or not honored.
In the videos below, people reflect on their experiences with death and dying. Two CHCF surveys explore attitudes on end-of-life care and the progress of palliative care programs in California hospitals; they are available under Related CHCF Pages below.