November 6, 2023

These AI Companies Want to Bring You Back from the Dead

(Gizmodo) – Fantasies of immortality and extended life preservation are likely as old as humanity itself, but new advances in robotics and advanced artificial intelligence models are inching those transhumanist tales closer to reality at a rapid pace. AI researchers … Read More

October 27, 2023

New Articles from BMC Medical Ethics Are Now Available

BMC Medical Ethics has new articles available online. Articles include: “Ethical Challenges around Thirst in End-of-Life Care – Experiences of Palliative Care Physicians” by Maria Friedrichsen, et al. “Continuous Quality Improvement: Reducing Informed Consent Form Signing Errors” by Tsui-Wen Hsu, … Read More

October 6, 2023

A New Edition of European Journal of Human Genetics Is Now Available

European Journal of Human Genetics (vol. 31, no. 8, 2023) is available online by subscription only.  Articles include: “Approaching Discussions about Genetics with Palliative Patients and their Families: A Qualitative Exploration with Genetic Health Professionals” by Stephanie White, et al. … Read More

July 21, 2023

Hospices in Four States to Receive Extra Scrutiny Over Concerns of Fraud, Waste and Abuse

(ProPublica) – Last week, regulators rolled out enhanced oversight for new hospices in Arizona, California, Nevada and Texas. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which pays for most of American hospice care, announced that this change was spurred by … Read More