By Angela Gargano on Stanford Medicine’s Scope Blog

“A palliative care doctor, Fratkin has had about 2,000 patients die over the last 11 years, and when patients died it often felt as if they had just ‘disappeared into the blackness.’ But things are now changing, he said, as the digital world offers important tools to help him connect with patients and grieving families.”

Read Gargano’s report on the Stanford Medicine X panel, “Grief in the Digital Age,” which Dr. Fratkin participated in, at the Scope Blog.