Markkula Center of Applied Ethics

The Cost of Dying and Moral Choices at the End of Life

San Jose Mercury News reporter Lisa Krieger described her personal experience dealing with her father's death and the ethical issues that raised in a talk May 14, 2013, sponsored by the Ethics Center and the Commonwealth Club, Silicon Valley. In a series of powerful articles for the Mercury, Krieger both documented the immense financial costs associated with her father's final illness and showed how such costs are impacting end-of-life care throughout our health care system as a whole.

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