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Hospice Source, LLC Completes Its 7th Acquisition

CARROLLTON, Texas, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospice Source, the National Leader in Hospice DME, announced today that it has purchased Oklahoma City, OK-based Redrock Read more...


Interim HealthCare Honors National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

SUNRISE, Fla. (PRWEB) November 27, 2018 November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, an observance dedicated to raising awareness of the benefits of hospice services. Every year, nearly 1.4 million Americans living with a life-limiting illness receive hospice care, according to the...

How To Choose Hospice Care

Knowing ahead of time what hospice services are available and the tasks you may be required to take on can help you make the right choices.


Opinion: Fraud, waste, and abuse in the Medicare hospice program is ‘repellent’

It's unthinkable that patients at their most vulnerable could be abused or exploited in hospice care.

When a Health Insurer Also Wants to Be a Hospice Company

Humana is teaming up with two investment firms to become the nation’s largest provider of hospice care, dominating a rapidly growing — and controversial — business.

An Odd Pairing? When a Health Insurer Also Wants to Be a Hospice Company

Humana is teaming up with two investment firms to become the nation’s largest provider of hospice care, dominating a rapidly growing — and controversial — business.

Tranquil Care Hospice Awarded Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) Accreditation

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (PRWEB) October 03, 2018 Tranquil Care Hospice, the only hospice services company based in Santa Monica, CA, announced today that they have been awarded CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc.) Accreditation under the CHAP Hospice Standards of Excellence. By ac...

When Is The Right Time For Hospice Care?

Many are reluctant to turn over their loved ones to hospice care. In order to make a decision, know the full scope of information and options available.

Nashoba Nursing Service and Hospice Partners with HRS to Enhance Patient Care with Telehealth

SHIRLEY, Mass. (PRWEB) August 01, 2018 Nashoba Nursing Service and Hospice (NNSH), a progressive home healthcare, palliative, and hospice agency, has recently adopted telehealth technology from Health Recovery Solutions (HRS). NNSH officially partnered with HRS in April 2018 in order to impro...

Rallying at the end of life

Let’s say your loved one is at the end of life. She’s 84, with advanced cancer that is no longer treatable. A decision has been made to put her in hospice — which is a level of care more than an actual location. (Most hospice actually occurs at home.) The patient waxes in and out […]

What Are Palliative Care and Hospice Care?

Source: National Institute on Aging - Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hospice Care

Congress Targets Misuse Of Hospice Drugs

In the bipartisan opioid bill headed to the president’s desk, hospice workers would be allowed to destroy patients’ unneeded opioids, reducing the risk that families misuse them.

The man that scares me and the man I love

There is a man. He is in my house. I don’t know where he came from. But he just came into my house. And now he is living there. And I am afraid of him. I do not know who he is. There is a man in my house. I am so scared. I don’t […]

Missed Visits, Uncontrolled Pain And Fraud: Report Says Hospice Lacks Oversight

A new government watchdog report outlines vulnerabilities in Medicare's $17 billion hospice program, pointing to inadequate services, inappropriate billing and outright fraud.

Hospice Care Has Become Booming Multibillion-Dollar Industry — And More And More Companies Want In

Humana is planning on buying two chains that together would create the industry’s biggest operator. But there's more to hospice care than just profits. Meanwhile, some not-for-profit health systems are using methods to get around penalties on high employee compensation.

Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in the Medicare Hospice Program Is ‘Repellent’

(STAT News) – The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General, for which I work, recently published a report examining hospice practices over a decade. It showed that hospices do not always provide the services that patients … Read More

Missed Visits, Uncontrolled Pain, and Fraud: Report Says Hospice Lacks Oversight

A new government watchdog report outlines vulnerabilities in Medicare’s $17 billion hospice program, pointing to inadequate services, inappropriate billing and outright fraud. Kaiser Health News

Nurse Admits She Overmedicated Hospice Patients to Death–But No Murder Charges Filed

(The San Diego Union-Tribune) – A Texas hospice nurse admitted she overmedicated two patients at the direction of her company’s CEO in order to speed their deaths, court records reveal. But at this point, no one has been charged with … Read More

The History Of Hospice: A Different Kind Of Health 'Care'

100 years ago today, the movement behind hospice care as born. Or rather, Dame Cicely Saunders was born. A dynamic woman who forever altered the way we think about end of life care. As a nurse, social worker, doctor and writer, she claimed those with a terminal diagnosis needed distinctive care.

Hospice Underutilized in Heart Failure

Few patients with heart failure receive hospice care, according to a JAMA Cardiology study. Using a heart failure registry, researchers compared 4600 Medicare patients hospitalized...

Furnishings from A Christmas Story's Bumpus House Returned to 1940's Glory by Chagrin Valley ...

CLEVELAND, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- When the folks from A Christmas Story House decided to open the next-door neighbor's house for rental, they called Read more...

A terrible choice: Cancer treatment or hospice care, but not both

(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Colorado studies explore costs, benefits, and experiences of veterans receiving concurrent cancer treatment and hospice care; their findings may provide the basis for wider adoption of this nonstandard practice.

As Exhausting As Hospice Work Is, These Caregivers Describe Their Roles As Sacred, Deeply Fulfilling

At the nonprofit Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, which serves 1,200 dying patients daily, many employees and volunteers have great job satisfaction and readily answer a common question: "How do you work here?" In other public health news: Alzheimer's, HIV outreach, hip replacement research, all-plant burgers, carcinogenic chemicals and racial profiling.

The Hospice and Palliative Care APRN Workforce

What strategies are needed to grow and strengthen the APRN palliative care workforce? A survey of nurses provides some insight. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing

Few Hemodialysis Patients on Medicare Enroll in Hospice

WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 -- Among Medicare beneficiaries on hemodialysis, few patients are enrolled in hospice at the end of life, regardless of the spending trajectory during the last year of life, according to a study published in the June issue...


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