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Community Hospice & Palliative Care Company Profile

20:15 EDT 20th April 2018 | BioPortfolio

Established in 1979, Community Hospice & Palliative Care is an innovative national leader in palliative and hospice care, as well as providing programs and services to meet the diverse needs of the communities it serves. During its nearly 40-year history, Community Hospice & Palliative Care has served nearly 200,000 adults and children in Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties, and has now expanded its service area to include 11 counties in north-central Florida. Through the support of more than 900 employees and 1,000 volunteers, the organization helps approximately 1,600 patients per day to live better with advanced illness – at home, in long-term care and assisted living facilities, in hospitals and at its eight inpatient care centers. The organization is committed to improving the quality of life for patients and their families and to be the compassionate guide for end-of-life care in our communities. No one is ever denied care due to an inability to pay. To learn more about the support and services of Community Hospice & Palliative Care, visit CommunityHospice.com.


News Articles [1273 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Palliative care and pain management through Hospice Africa

Dr Mwebesa speaks with AORTIC 2017 about providing palliative care at hospices across Africa. He introduces the objectives of Hospice Africa Uganda in delivering palliative care and training across ...

Demystifying Palliative and Hospice Care

Learn more about the differences and similarities between hospice care and palliative care. American Nurse Today

Community Hospice & Palliative Care Officially Opens For Business in 11 New Counties January 1, 2018

On January 1, 2018, Community Hospice & Palliative Care, one of the top five non-profit hospice organizations in the U.S., will open for business and begin accepting patients ...

The BMJ Awards 2018: Palliative and Hospice Care Team of the Year

Applying quality improvement methods in hospiceAt Woodgrange Day Centre, part of St Luke’s Hospice in Harrow, north west London, “we’d always done as we’d always done,” says Charles Daniels,...

For leukemia patients, transfusion needs may delay hospice care

(Brown University) Researchers report that thousands of leukemia patients who received frequent transfusions had very short stays in hospice at the end of life, suggesting that transfusion dependence ...

Effective Palliative Care: What Is Involved?

This article reviews the ways in which palliative care and oncology teams can collaborate to provide high-quality care to patients and their families; it also provides practical tips for oncologists w...

Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care Announces Executive Medical Team

Appointments Are Part of Plan to Improve and Innovate End-of-Life Care Timothy Ihrig, M.D., a nationally known expert in palliative care, is new Chief Medical Officer and Walt...

Palliative care in resource limited settings

Dr Luyirika meets with ecancer at AORTIC 2017 to discuss provision of palliative care across Africa. He describes national differences in palliative care programs, from language to resource distribut...

PubMed Articles [4540 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

From Fear to Confidence: Changing Providers' Attitudes about Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care.

Children have limited access to hospice care: few existing hospice programs have dedicated pediatric teams, and adult hospice providers feel inadequately trained to care for children.

Evaluation of a palliative and hospice care telephone hotline for severely affected Multiple Sclerosis patients and their caregivers.

Palliative and hospice care (PHC) still highly focus on cancer patients.

Pediatric Palliative Care in Infants and Neonates.

The application of palliative and hospice care to newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) has been evident for over 30 years. This article addresses the history, current considerations, an...

Palliative care for people living with end-stage pulmonary disease.

Twenty years ago, the case was made for people with life-limiting medical conditions other than cancer to receive specialist palliative care services. The recommendation came from the National Council...

Current situation of palliative care in Hungary. Integrated palliative care model as a breakout possibility.

Modern palliative-hospice care has gained space in Europe for more than 50 years. Since the initial empirical work of Cicely Saunders, palliative medicine has gained its place in evidence-based medici...

Clinical Trials [4721 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Multidisciplinary Inpatient Palliative Care Intervention

Palliative care is believed to improve care of patients with life-limiting illnesses. This study evaluated the impact of a multi-center randomized trial of a palliative care team intervent...

Methylphenidate for Depressed Cancer Patients Receiving Palliative Care

The purpose of this study is to determine whether methylphenidate is an effective treatment for depression and to document the safety and tolerability of methylphenidate in combination wit...

Patient-Reported Outcomes-Based Palliative and Hospice Care Practice: A Usability Study

The goal of this research study is to learn if palliative care patients or caregivers, and palliative care physicians or nurses can use a computer program designed to provide information a...

Prospective Cohort Study Depending on the Use of Palliative Care for Advanced Stage of Cancer Patients

This study evaluates the change of quality of life, treatment decision and utilization of health care depending on the use of palliative care in advanced cancer patients by a prospective c...

Patient-Reported Outcomes (PRO)-Based Palliative and Hospice Care Practice: A Qualitative Study

The goal of this research study is to collect information to plan how to design a computer program for cancer patients receiving palliative care, their caregivers, and doctors and nurses w...

Companies [2332 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Community Hospice & Palliative Care

Established in 1979, Community Hospice & Palliative Care is an innovative national leader in palliative and hospice care, as well as providing programs and services to meet the di...

International Association Hospice and Palliative Care

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care develops a List of Essential Medicines for Palliative Care (Houston TX) – In collaboration with other organizations, the International A...

San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care

San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care has earned the community’s respect over the past 29 years by providing exceptional care to those in need. The organization established the County’s first hospic...

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...

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