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Hospice of the West Company Profile

05:52 EDT 20th September 2019 | BioPortfolio

Hospice of the West is a community based Hospice and Palliative Care organization based in Maricopa County, Arizona and is committed to serving the unique needs of individuals facing a serious illness and providing ongoing support to patient families and loved ones. http://hospicewestaz.com/


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Axxess announces launch of software platform for hospice industry

Axxess Hospice was custom-built by hospice professionals with decades of industry experience to offer unique and intuitive capabilities that help hospice professionals more easily deliver the highest ...

Hospice of the West Highlights Value of Knowing How to Choose the Right Healthcare Proxy for Medical and End-of-Life Decisions

On National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD), April 16, Hospice of the West (HOW), a leading community-based hospice and palliative care organization in Maricopa County, Ari...

NVNA and Hospice Partners with HRS to Reduce Readmissions and Promote Patient Independence

NORWELL, Mass. (PRWEB) February 26, 2019 NVNA and Hospice has recently launched a telehealth program with Health Recovery Solutions ...

Hundreds of hospice centers get failing grades

Over 80 percent of hospice facilities in the U.S. had at least one deficiency, and most of those had multiple deficiencies.

Chapters Health System and Hospice of Okeechobee Sign Affiliation Agreement

TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) July 09, 2019 Chapters Health System, one of the nation’s premier not-for-profit community-based care organ...

STAT Plus: Medicare Part D paid millions for drugs already covered by Part A hospice benefits

Hospice organizations should have provided and paid for the drugs, which were essentially paid for twice through payments to hospice organizations and again through Part D.

New Efforts Help Emergency Medicine Residents Gain Hospice, Palliative Medicine Skills

Emergency medicine residents have very little time to learn hospice and palliative medicine skills. This includes symptom management and effective communication. There currently is no nationally defin...

Racial Disparities in Hospice Enrollment Persist in Ovarian Cancer

In this study, researchers aimed to further characterize differences in hospice use in a cohort of ovarian cancer patients.

PubMed Articles [321 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health to Document Hospice Eligibility.

Hospice documentation is an integral part of patient care as it not only paints the picture of hospice eligibility, but also tells the final chapter of a patient's life. Increasingly, hospices are und...

Update in Hospice and Palliative Care.

The objective of this update, presented at the 2018 Annual Assembly of the American Association of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), is ...

End-of-Life Costs and Hospice Utilization in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer.

The Quality Oncology Practice Initiative has several metrics related to end-of life (EOL) care, including hospice enrollment ≤3 days, with lower scores signaling better performance. Of privately ins...

Medication Safety in Hospice and Palliative Care Settings.

Systematic review of the hospice performance literature.

Hospice is the key provider of end-of-life care to patients. As the number of U.S. hospice agencies has rapidly increased, the performance has been scrutinized more deeply.

Clinical Trials [307 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Efficacy of Hylenex in the Treatment of Pain Among Hospice Patients

The overall aim of this study is to find out whether Hylenex recombinant (for short, Hylenex) in subcutaneous (SC) injection improves the speed and effectiveness of SC opioids in hospice p...

Pilot Evaluation of Hospice Decision Support Tools

The goal of this project is to determine the feasibility and acceptability of a hospice decision aid among a diverse population of older adults at multiple stages of illness (Aim 1) and to...

The Hospice Advanced Dementia Symptom Management and Quality of Life Trial

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (dementia) are a group of serious life limiting illness that cause significant challenges to our public health system, with significant illness bu...

Developing and Piloting a Multi-component Technology-based Care Intervention to Address Patient Symptoms and Caregiver Burden in Home Hospice. Phase 1.

With the growth of hospice, older adults have the opportunity to receive home-based care aimed at reducing suffering and focusing on quality of life at the end of life. While use of techno...

Caregiver Assessments of the Quality of Home Hospice Care

The Objectives are to administer the Family Evaluation of Hospice Care (FEHC) questionnaire and The Texas Revised Inventory of Grief (TRIG) to caregivers previously enrolled into the paren...

Companies [580 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Hospice of the West

Hospice of the West is a community based Hospice and Palliative Care organization based in Maricopa County, Arizona and is committed to serving the unique needs of individuals fac...

California Hospice Network

California Hospice Network was formed in 2019 as a strategic partnership committed to sustaining local nonprofit community-based hospice care in California. The Network’s founding member organiz...

Halcyon Hospice and Palliative Care

Halcyon Hospice and Palliative Care is committed to a standard of excellence in providing sensitive, patient-centered, and health care to hospice patients and families. Please vis...

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

Many people mistakenly think that hospice is simply a place you go when nothing more can be done to address an illness. That misunderstanding can keep people from accessing the expert care that hospic...

Heart to Heart Hospice Foundation

Funded primarily through generous donations from families and friends of Heart to Heart Hospice patients, the Heart to Heart Hospice Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit public c...

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