Monthly Archives: August 2015

VIDEO: Reflections on our Remembrance by the River

“Things never seem to go as planned. A team of us from the hospice have been planning our annual Remembrance by the River for the last four months. We planned what flowers were to be used for the ceremony, arranged…

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Richmond County Hospice Celebrates 30 years of Compassionate Care

Rockingham, NC, (HospiceTimes.com), August 31, 2015 Throughout 2015 Richmond County Hospice will celebrate its 30th Anniversary in memory of the more than 6,000 patients that the not-for profit organization has had the honor of serving. Beginning with the original vision…

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Why the New ICD-10 Matters to Every Hospice

What is an ICD-9 code anyway? The basic thing to know is that ICD-9 codes are “disease codes”.  In fact, “ICD” stands for “International Classification of Diseases”. Every single IDC-9 code represents a specific disease that a patient has –…

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Hospice Consulting Firm Announces Carrie Cooley as Chief Operating Officer

Weatherbee Resources, Inc., a national provider of compliance-related products and consulting services for the hospice industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Carrie Cooley, RN, MSN as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) August 16, 2015 As…

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VNA Health Group’s Hospice Programs Selected to Participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model

VNA Health Group has been selected to participate in a new Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Model that aims to increase choice and quality by enabling individuals to receive palliative and curative care concurrently. Red Bank, NJ (PRWEB)…

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Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester Hosts ‘In Celebration 2015’

Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester (HPCW) invites members of the community to its 23rd annual “In Celebration” Gala Cocktail Reception in September to support The Anna & Louis H. Shereff Caregiver and Complementary Care Programs. Proceeds from the event…

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