Life Matters Media
Quality of life at the end of life

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At Life Matters Media, we seek to expand the conversation surrounding the end of life and bring these issues to the forefront. We are honored to have our work and that of our founders featured in the following media outlets and publications.


Talking About Death

Medical Societies Spearhead End Of Life Care This piece was first published in Chicago Medicine (page 18-19). LMM President Randi Belisomo is a contributor. Bernard “Bud” Hammes, PhD, has spent a lot of time on the phone lately. The balding, spectacled but tireless medical ethicist for La Crosse, Wisconsin, Gundersen Health System has been enthusiastically fielding […]

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Approaching End Of Life Conversations

As hard as it may be for the physician and the patient, clear and compassionate discussion about choices will serve everyone This piece was first published in Chicago Medicine (page 24-25). LMM President Randi Belisomo is a contributor. In medicine, language matters. When a patient is diagnosed with a terminal disease, clarity in communication and […]

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The Next Step for End-of-Life Care

“The hourly revenue generated by a physician discussing plans for care is $87. That same physician, when conducting a procedure such as a colonoscopy or a cataract extraction, will make more than $300 per hour. Renewed support for a bill that would better compensate U.S. doctors for providing end-of-life counseling highlights the value of these […]

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