Monthly Archives: March 2017

Wine tasting, meal to benefit Hospice – Oneonta Daily Star

Wine tasting, meal to benefit HospiceOneonta Daily StarVisitors to Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care’s Epicurean Food & Wine Tasting this weekend will be wined and dined for a good cause, organizers said Thursday. The event will take place Sunday…

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Hospice of North Iowa offers volunteer training – Mason City Globe Gazette

Hospice of North Iowa offers volunteer trainingMason City Globe GazetteMASON CITY | Hospice of North Iowa needs men and women to volunteer to serve patients and their families in local communities. A volunteer training class will be offered from 9:30…

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Hospice of Acadiana 19th Annual Raffle – KATC Lafayette News

KATC Lafayette News Hospice of Acadiana 19th Annual RaffleKATC Lafayette NewsHospice of Acadiana will kick off its 19th annual raffle today unveiling this year’s prizes. The lunch raffle ticket sale is at its Johnston Street location from 9 a.m.-6 p.m..…

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CMS to deny HH PPS claims sent without OASIS assessments

Washington, DC (NAHC Report) March 29, 2017 CMS… directs the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) to automate the denial of Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) claims when the Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) assessment has not been sent.…

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Caring Respectfully for Non-Theists Part III: Definitions & Myths

In 2013, the Spiritual Caregivers Section of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization conducted a survey of spiritual care counselors and their managers from over 3800 hospice and palliative care programs across the country.  When asked about their top…

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Palliative Health Care Subject of New Legislation in Tennessee

Nashville, TN (WKSR.com) March 28, 2017 Legislation sponsored by Republican Senator Joey Hensley that creates a State Task Force on Palliative health care in Tennessee is set to be heard in the Senate Health and Welfare Committee [April 5th]. The…

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Tracy Roberts of Hospice of South Georgia receives Hospice Nurse Certification

Valdosta, GA (ValdostaToday.com) March 30, 2017 Tracy Roberts, nurse with Hospice of South Georgia, achieved a certification in hospice and palliative care this week. This specialty certification validates her expertise in the hospice care field, and indicates a mastery of…

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Compassion Fatigue

QUESTION: Wikipedia states: “Compassion fatigue, also known as secondary traumatic stress (STS), is a condition characterized by a gradual lessening of compassion over time. It is common among individuals that work directly with trauma victims such as nurses, psychologists, and…

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The Nurse Who Admits Patients to Hospice Care – New York Magazine

New York Magazine   The Nurse Who Admits Patients to Hospice Care New York Magazine As a hospice admissions nurse my job is to explain the process to new patients. I’m the very first face they see as they embark…

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Hospice offers support for those who have lost a loved one – StarNewsOnline.com

  Hospice offers support for those who have lost a loved one StarNewsOnline.com WILMINGTON — Lower Cape Fear Hospice will offer a grief program for those coping with the death of a spouse or partner, noon-2 p.m. Thursdays, April 20-May…

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