The Journey's End: An Investigation of Death and Dying In Modern America (Hardcover)

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Our healthcare system is broken--particularly for the elderly and terminally ill. Modern healthcare is obsessed with trying to extend life instead of caring holistically for the patient. The fear of death compounds these problems. The Journey's End offers unique perspectives and solutions to these issues.

About the Author

Michael D. Connelly served as the CEO of Mercy Health, one of the nation's largest health systems, from 1994 to 2017. Currently, he is the CEO Emeritus of Mercy Health (now Bon Secours Mercy Health System). He has global experience with health systems in Germany, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Sweden and Spain. He has also visited health facilities and orphanages around the world, including in Port a Prince, Haiti; Mathare Slums in Nairobi, Kenya; Kingston, Jamaica; Georgetown, Guyana, and Panguma, Sierra Leone. He has extensive governance experience and has chaired the following boards: Catholic Charities USA, the Urban League of SWO, the National Catholic Health Association, Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB) in NYC, and Premier, Inc. He also chaired the United Way for Greater Cincinnati (the 6th largest in the US) in 2013. He has published 17 articles in various healthcare journals, and currently lives on Johns Island, South Carolina.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781538175484
ISBN-10: 1538175487
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Pages: 268
Language: English