Nathan Adelson Hospice likely to acquire Solari Hospice Care

Social work supervisor Susan Shapiro, left, with Nora Luna, director of diversity and education at Nathan Adelson Hospice, talk with Berta Guzman, whose sister is a patient. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

By PASHTANA USUFZY LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Southern-Nevada based nonprofit Nathan Adelson Hospice is expected to acquire HealthCare Partners Nevada-owned Las Vegas Solari Hospice Care by early September. Carole Fisher, president and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice, said the two groups…

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Wilson talks about Hospice House delays before board - Murray Ledger and Times

Wilson talks about Hospice House delays before boardMurray Ledger and TimesIt would probably be easy for Murray-Calloway County Hospital Vice President of Human Resources John Wilson to spew frustration over the continued delays in the opening of the much-anticipated Anna…

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Ronald Manning of Unity Hospice Receives Hospice Medical Director Credential - Door County Pulse

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Door County Pulse Ronald Manning of Unity Hospice Receives Hospice Medical Director CredentialDoor County PulseUnity Assistant Medical Director Ronald Manning, MD, HMDC, was recently granted the Hospice Medical Director Certified (HMDC) credential by the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board. Dr.…

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Investigators say hospice nurse stole dying patient's drugs - Lexington Herald Leader

Investigators say hospice nurse stole dying patient’s drugsLexington Herald LeaderAuthorities say a Pennsylvania hospice nurse stole a dying cancer patient’s medication and blamed it on a sore neck. The Associated Press. LinkedIn · Google+ · Pinterest · Reddit; Print; Order…

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Palliative Podcast: When Your End-of-Life Calling is Your Business

Janice Underwood, business coach, enjoys blending spirituality with practical issues.

Austin, Texas – Aug. 9, 2016 It is already happening in the end-of-life field; soul-based businesses are being created every week. The ‘death positive’ movement, which we in the hospice field have been a part of all along, is really…

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Bittersweet farewell for hospice director - The Kingston Whig-Standard

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The Kingston Whig-Standard Bittersweet farewell for hospice directorThe Kingston Whig-StandardNatasha Girard, the outgoing executive director of Hospice Kingston, stands in their facility in Kingston. Behind her is a board on which people have written things they hope to do before…

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Helfenbein named board chair for Compass Regional Hospice - The Star Democrat

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The Star Democrat   Helfenbein named board chair for Compass Regional Hospice The Star Democrat CENTREVILLE — Tom Helfenbein of Stevensville recently was named chairman of the Compass Regional Hospice board of directors. He steps into the role after serving…

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New Quality Reporting Requirement for Hospice Providers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service’s (CMS) posted the FY2017 Hospice Wage Index final rule on August 5, 2016 with updates to quality reporting for hospice providers that will be effective… The NHPCO Updater dives into issues on regulatory,…

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Miss this? ICU vs Hospice Care – How can hospitals encourage the best use of the ICU for terminal patients?

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An American Hospital Association (AHA) white paper titled “Appropriate Use of Medical Resources” points out that ICU use is on the rise for terminal patients before they ever start receiving hospice/palliative care. The authors are concerned that, “40 percent of…

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Hospice Operations Director Shares Secret to Effective Communication with Dying Children’s Parents

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In the August 2016 issue of ChiPPS E-Journal, Christina L McDaniel, shares her secret tool to cement a firm foundation for communication with the parents of dying children.  McDaniel has discovered that if this technique is used up front, a…

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Connecticut's only hospice organization chosen to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Innovation Model - HamletHub

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HamletHub   Connecticut’s only hospice organization chosen to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Innovation Model HamletHub Regional Hospice and Home Care (RHHC) is the only hospice organization in the state of Connecticut chosen to participate in the Medicare Care…

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Suzanne Peters Payne: Hospice board has a big job - Boulder Daily Camera

Suzanne Peters Payne: Hospice board has a big jobBoulder Daily CameraI was the first palliative care social worker for what was then known as HospiceCare of Boulder Broomfield Counties. Initially I felt that I had the best job of my…

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Erin Kopecky Will Take Over as New Director of Hospice and Palliative Care at Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and ... - What'sUpNewp

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What’sUpNewp   Erin Kopecky Will Take Over as New Director of Hospice and Palliative Care at Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and … What’sUpNewp Friends of Ballard Park will screen Dirty Dancing during its 11th Annual MOVIES ON THE ROCKS…

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AHA releases Appropriate Use Compendium offering 5 Toolkits

The American Hospital Association’s Physician Leadership Forum and Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence initiative has released a compendium to help hospitals, in partnership with their clinical staff… The NHPCO Updater dives into issues on regulatory, advocacy, quality, research, education and…

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New Edition of NHPCO's Pediatric E-journal Now Available

Communications with children and families is the theme of the new edition of the pediatric e-journal produced by NHPCO’s Children’s Project on Hospice/Palliative Services. This resource is available… The NHPCO Updater dives into issues on regulatory, advocacy, quality, research, education…

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Could Your Hospice’s Billing Practices Spark New State Legislation?

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There are times when a business doesn’t do anything legally wrong, but its actions leave a bad taste in the mouths of consumers. We’ve got one of those cases today. It’s all about the billing practices of a hospice care facility.…

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Which Celebrities Could You Get to Visit Your Hospice?

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A hospice will be joined by Prince William and Kate Middleton as it celebrates its 25th anniversary later this month. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Keech Hospice Care on Wednesday, August 24 to tour the hospice, meet…

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Thousands attend Milford Hospice Harvest Fair - Limerick Leader

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Limerick Leader Thousands attend Milford Hospice Harvest FairLimerick LeaderAttending the Milford Hospice Harvest Fair at the University of Limerick were Amelie Harrington, Newport; Hazel O’ Sullivan, Garryowen and Finn Harrington, Newport. PICTURE: Gareth Williams. UP to 20,000 people flocked to…

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Bamboozled: Hospice center's billing practice sparks new legislation - NJ.com

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NJ.com   Bamboozled: Hospice center’s billing practice sparks new legislation NJ.com There are times when a business doesn’t do anything legally wrong, but its actions leave a bad taste in the mouths of consumers. We’ve got one of those cases…

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Ray D'Arcy reduced to tears while interviewing LauraLynn Children's Hospice founder Jane McKenna - Dublin Live

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Dublin Live Ray D’Arcy reduced to tears while interviewing LauraLynn Children’s Hospice founder Jane McKennaDublin LiveAn emotional Ray D’Arcy was reduced to tears while interviewing Jane McKenna of the LauraLynn Children’s Hospice. Jane and her husband Brendan announced they would…

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Plunkett tapped as new leader for Sanctuary Hospice - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Plunkett tapped as new leader for Sanctuary HospiceNortheast Mississippi Daily JournalPlunkett, Itawamba Community College Dean of Health Sciences, will take over as the executive director of the hospice facility west of Tupelo on Sept. 1. “I…

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WTVA.com | Plunkett named executive director at Sanctuary Hospice - WTVA

WTVA.com | Plunkett named executive director at Sanctuary HospiceWTVATUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) – Sanctuary Hospice has named its new executive director. Harold Plunkett will begin his new position on Septembe. and more

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Bob Taylor: Volunteer supports Community Hospice and its CEO - Modesto Bee

Bob Taylor: Volunteer supports Community Hospice and its CEOModesto BeeRe “Doctors blast management as they split with hospice” (Front page, Aug. 4): For the past 11 years I have had the privilege of serving as a volunteer at Community Hospice.…

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CMS Issues Final Update to Medicare Hospice Payment Rules for ... - JD Supra (press release)

CMS Issues Final Update to Medicare Hospice Payment Rules for …JD Supra (press release)CMS has released a final rule that updates the Medicare hospice wage index, payment rates, and cap amount for fiscal year (FY) 2017. CMS estimates that the…

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Hospice of the Calumet Area Elects New Board President in 2016 - ValpoLife.com

Hospice of the Calumet Area Elects New Board President in 2016ValpoLife.comThe Board of Directors of Hospice of the Calumet Area is pleased to announce the election of its next Board President. Linda Delunas PhD, RN, CNE, is a Professor and…

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CMS Issues Final Update to Medicare Hospice Payment Rules for FY 2017 - Lexology (registration)

CMS Issues Final Update to Medicare Hospice Payment Rules for FY 2017Lexology (registration)CMS has released a final rule that updates the Medicare hospice wage index, payment rates, and cap amount for fiscal year (FY) 2017. CMS estimates that the final…

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Hospice filling needs for Doll's House mission - Dailyleader

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Dailyleader Hospice filling needs for Doll’s House missionDailyleaderWhen Gentiva Hospice representatives reached out to Becky Allen to help with their 12th annual food drive, they only needed to say two words to get her to say yes. Doll’s House. It…

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Plunkett named Executive Director at Sanctuary Hospice - WTVA

Plunkett named Executive Director at Sanctuary HospiceWTVA“I am humbled beyond measure to be given the opportunity to join the Sanctuary Hospice family,” he said. “To be part of an organization whose primary goal is to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual…

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Interim HealthCare CEO Kathleen Gilmartin Announces New Hospice Franchise Offering

Kathleen Gilmartin joined Interim HealthCare Inc. as CEO Sept. 2nd, 2008. She is originally from Buffalo, NY.

Kathleen Gilmartin, CEO and President of Interim HealthCare Inc. announced today the launch of a new stand-alone franchise offering for hospice services. The growth in demand and demographics for hospice care at home to care for those facing the final…

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Founders of Ireland's children's hospice the 'LauraLynn Foundation' step down - Irish Independent

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Irish Independent Founders of Ireland’s children’s hospice the ‘LauraLynn Foundation’ step downIrish IndependentThe founders of Ireland’s first children’s hospice, the LauraLynn foundation have stepped down from the charity today. Share. Email. Go To. Comments. Jane and Brendan Mc Kenna founded…

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Mirela Nemțanu preia funcția de Director Executiv la HOSPICE Casa Speranței - Cariere

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Cariere Mirela Nemțanu preia funcția de Director Executiv la HOSPICE Casa SperanțeiCariereHOSPICE Casa Speranței anunță numirea Mirelei Nemțanu în funcția de Director Executiv al organizației neguvernamentale, începând cu data de 10 august 2016. Mirela îl va înlocui pe Alexandru Pădureanu,…

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Key move. Mirela Nemtanu named new executive director of HOSPICE Casa Sperantei - Business Review

Key move. Mirela Nemtanu named new executive director of HOSPICE Casa SperanteiBusiness ReviewHOSPICE Casa Sperantei has announced the appointment of Mirela Nemtanu as the new executive director of the NGO starting August 10. She is replacing Alexandru Padureanu, who will…

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Former Hospice Owner Changes Plea, Admits Fraud - Home Health Care News

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Home Health Care News Former Hospice Owner Changes Plea, Admits FraudHome Health Care NewsThe former leader of a Pittsburgh-area hospice company has pleaded guilty following accusations of using patients who weren’t terminally ill to collect millions of dollars in false…

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