Infographic: End-of-Life Care in California

Friday, May 17th, 2013
This post was written by Patricia Donovan

Californians, like many Americans, frequently do not get the kind of care that they want at the end of their lives. This infographic from the California Healthcare Foundation documents research on end-of-life care for Medicare beneficiaries, and analyzes it in light of what is known about Californians’ preferences for care as they approach death.

The research found sharp variation that cannot be explained by differences among patients in age, sex, or race.

End-of-Life Care in California

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Case Management for Advanced Illness: Best Practices in End-of-Life Care.

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