Brian Berger


Dr. Brian Berger is physician lead of palliative care at Mackenzie Hospital Richmond Hill, Medical Director of Hill House Hospice, and is Past Chair of the OMA Section on Palliative Medicine.

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by Stephen B. Singh Pamela Liao Joyce Cheung Jacqueline Carverhill Brian Berger

Hospice care, not hospital beds: Investing in palliative care will help solve the health-care crisis

6,000 patients in Ontario currently need an “Alternate Level of Care” (ALC). They do not need to be in hospital, but there is nowhere safe for them to go. Government investment in palliative care is a crucial part of the solution.

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