Monthly Archives: June 2014

Jennifer Mann Joins Unity Hospice as Director of Clinical Services

In addition, Mann will play in integral role in making sure the implementation of service exceeds patient and family expectations, all the while following hospice regulations as stated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Having spent over a…

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Brightree® Announces Compliance with New Hospice Item Set Requirements

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brightree, the leading provider of cloud-based clinical, billing and business management software solutions for the post-acute care industry, announced today that its Brightree Hospice solution is compliant with the new Hospice … CONTINUED: Hospice News

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Television presenter Jeff Brazier lends support to St Clare Hospice's It's a Knockout challenge

TELEVISION presenter Jeff Brazier is helping ensure St Clare Hospice’s first-ever It’s a Knockout competition … Players are encouraged to come in fancy dress, and will be awarded extra points towards their total score for the best or most imaginative…

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Lower Cape Fear Hospice gets matching grant from Cameron Foundation

Fales. “Bruce was such an inspiration,” said Jean Rosenberg, chairwoman of the Every Moment Matters Campaign and owner of award-winning Fiore Fine Flowers. She says the challenge will continue to aid hospice in meeting “the growing need for … VIEW…

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Expanded hospice care center to open in southeastern Loudoun County

Capital Caring’s chief executive. The land was donated by Stone Ridge developer Al Van Metre. Capital Caring moved its outpatient hospice services to the Adler Center in March, said Linda Rawlett, the center’s general manager. The center serves … VIEW…

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Historic house comes full circle

The district will use multiple ways to communicate to employees — such as through email and its human resources department — about the house. “I think it’s a real opportunity for us to potentially help our current and incoming staff…

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New hospice program to treat Alzheimer’s has local roots

A pilot program designed to change how hospice workers care for people in the final stages of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia has its roots in Washington County. Amedisys, a home health and hospice care provider that helps 380,000…

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Medical director of Community Hospice House in Merrimack honored

MERRIMACK – Dr. Mary Braun was presented with the Ira Byock and Yvonne Corbeil Award at the recent annual meeting of the New Hampshire Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Braun, of Exeter, is the medical director of the Community Hospice…

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Loss of parent focus of support group

an interfaith minister and grief and bereavement counselor with Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, said, “Regardless of age or the particular circumstances of the loss, the death of a parent can be a profoundly effecting experience and it…

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Ask Nancy: What you should know about hospice care

I understand that prescription medications related to this condition are covered by Medicare hospice benefits. But what about the other medications that she currently takes for conditions including high cholesterol, elevated blood pressure and low thyroid. SOURCE: HOSPICE & MEDICARE

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