New policy allows more to die at home

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Sun Journal
Lewiston, Maine
July 17, 2012

When we learned of a new statewide policy allowing EMTs to leave dead people in their homes it sounded callous, like a dump-and-run scheme designed to benefit ambulance companies.

But after some research and talking to state officials, we understand it as a justifiable response to changing times and technology. But it may take some time for that understanding to spread.

Read the full article in the Sun Journal

Thanks to the HVCC Mortuary Science Alumni & Student Assoc for alerting us to this article.

Comments (1)
1 Tuesday, 06 May 2014 19:33
Sylvia Forsyth, CA
If someone dies in a hospital can you bring them home for a 3 day vigil?

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