For most hospital administrators, the idea of allowing filmmakers to roam the halls of the ICU is probably no more appealing than getting into the nitty-gritty of their compensation. But uncomfortable situations can yield powerful results, which must have been what executives from 236-bed Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., were reaching for when they agreed to let filmmaker Dan Krauss document dying patients at their public facility. The result is “Extremis,” a 24-minute glimpse into end-of-life discussions that was released this week on Netflix.  (…) Read Full Publication Here

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