Ask the Expert: Dr. Lewis Hays

All Care  is currently participating in The Lynn Daily Item's 'Ask the Expert' section on their Health page, which runs on Mondays.   Once a month All Care will be providing the community with unique insights on healthcare experiences, challenges, and covering frequently asked questions that come up during healthcare conversations and treatments.   All Care's Medical Director, Dr. Lewis S. Hays, board certified Hospice & Palliative Care physician, took time to answer some common Hospice questions he comes across when educating patients and families on end-of-life care for our first 'Ask the Expert' installment which ran on Monday, July 20th in the Daily Item. Posted: Monday, July 20, 2015 3:00 am Itemlive.com Dr. Lewis Hays, M.D., M.P.H., All Care Hospice Medical Director, has been actively involved with hospice throughout his 35-year career, dedicating his life to the comfort and care of the patients he serves. Dr. Hays was instrumental in developing palliative-care services on the North Shore and continues to be a leader in this area. Dr. Hays received his Doctor of Medicine and his Master's Degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan, School of Public Health. All Care's medical director, Dr. Lewis S. Hays, board-certified hospice and palliative care physician, answers some common questions he comes across when educating patients and families on end-of-life care. When would I choose hospice care? There are many myths about hospice care that prevent patients from benefiting from the support that hospice care can provide. A hospice referral can be made as soon as a terminal illness is diagnosed. You may choose hospice care when you are ready to...