Diane speaks with Dr. Roger Kligler who is living with advanced stage cancer on why he's suing the state of Massachusetts for the 'Right to Die' and with Dr. Jessica Zitter, and intensive care and palliative care specialist on why better communication is so needed between doctors and patients facing end-of-life issues.
The U.S. experiences a nursing shortage at fairly regular intervals, but many believe the current shortage is an unprecedented crisis. Fewer people are going to nursing school, and nurses are also leaving hospital employment in droves. A panel talks about the problem and what can be done to address it.
- Dr. Julie Sochalski Sochalski
- Susan Bianchi-Sand United American Nurses (labor arm of the American Nurses' Association)
- Jim Bentley of the American Hospital Association
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