Monthly Archives: January 2014

Hospice Founder Charged With Serving Patients Too Well

Passages Hospice offers statement on public announcement from federal authorities Lisle, IL (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Passages Hospice, a family and patient centered hospice company would like to acknowledge that the announcement this week by federal authorities has been deeply…

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READER SUBMITTED: Beacon Hospice Is Looking For Volunteers In Enfield

To learn how you can become part of our hospice volunteer team, please contact 860-282-0527 or email deborah.richards@amedisys.com. ORIGINAL: HOSPICE VOLUNTEER

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Co-owner of Passages Hospice charged with fraud

The co-owner of Illinois-based Passages Hospice, which offers end-of-life care in the St. Louis area, was charged with Medicare fraud for overstating patients’ illnesses and providing unnecessary treatment for lengthy periods of time. Seth Gillman … SOURCE: HOSPICE & MEDICARE

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Visiting Nurse & Hospice offers cholesterol screening – The Wilton Bulletin

Visiting Nurse & Hospice offers cholesterol screeningThe Wilton BulletinWilton’s Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County will offer a cholesterol screening on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at its offices in Suite 114 of the Health and Wellness Center at i.Park, 761…

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Hospice celebrates 30 years of service in St. Lawrence Valley, named one of top 100 agencies for care satisfaction

Hospice SLV was named a 2013 Hospice Honors recipient, established by Deyta, a Kentucky-based organization that specializes in healthcare satisfaction and quality measurement, this prestigious annual honor recognizes the top 100 agencies that continuously … VIEW MORE: Hospice Honor

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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty Visits Healing Hearts Center and New Hospice Residence Building Site

(Danbury, CT) Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty (5th District) braved the cold and bitter winds to visit the construction site of the state’s first private patient room hospice residence facility on Milestone Road, Wednesday, January 22.The new hospice facility … CONTINUED: Hospice…

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Twilight races first for club

Jockey club operations manager Bret Field said the club was happy … and there will be some great items up for tender (see www.wjc.co.nz) with the proceeds going to straight to hospice,” Mr Field said. “Entry to the racecourse on…

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Hospice Palliative Care Champion Russell Williams Awarded the Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada's Excellence in Advocacy Award

The Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada (QELCCC) is pleased to award their second annual Award of Excellence in Advocacy to Russell Williams, President of Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D). Russell has worked … VIEW MORE: Hospice Honor

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First Ever Global Atlas Identifies Unmet Need for Palliative Care

Source: NHCPO Only 1 in 10 people who need palliative care – that is medical care to relieve the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness – is currently receiving it. This unmet need is mapped for the first… The…

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Lucy, The World's Smallest Working Dog, Is A Rescue Success

Lucy is the Guinness World Record holder of “Smallest Working Dog.” The pint-size rescue is a certified therapy animal, AKC Good Canine Citizen, and certified caring hospice volunteer. If you’re looking to have your faith in humanity restored … ORIGINAL:…

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