Monthly Archives: April 2017

CMS makes Hospice QRP Q+A Document for the First Quarter of 2017 Available

Hospice QRP: Q+A Document for the First Quarter of 2017 Now Available A new Question and Answer (Q+A) document is now available in the “Downloads” section of the Hospice Item Set (HIS) webpage. The Q+A document reflects frequently asked HIS…

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Reminder! Hospice Quality Reporting Webinar starts within minutes.

Date:         Thursday, April 27th 2017 Time:         1:30 – 3:00 PM ET During this webinar, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will discuss the new Preview Reports for Hospices that will be available to providers in the near future. Participants will…

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Downloaded your Hospice’s 2017 PEPPER report yet?

April 27, 2017 10:41 AM On Monday, April 17, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), via the TMF Health Quality Institute, issued the Q4FY16 release of the Hospice Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER), summarizing…

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Day before retirement, Hospice’s Stanutz named nurse of the year

Ontario, Canada (Windsor Star) April 27, 2017 by Brian Cross “When I found out, they called me at home, and I was so shocked I cried all night,” Francoise Stanutz said Wednesday of the honour, given annually to an exceptional…

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Hospice app helps build nurse-patient relationship

UK (Nursing Standard) 26 April 2017 by Matthew Mckew The oldest hospice in England has shown a modern-day sensibility by developing an app for smartphones and tablets. Staff at Royal Trinity Hospice in Clapham, London, have helped create the resource,…

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Tulip Fundraiser Helps Hospice Patients - MyWabashValley

MyWabashValley Tulip Fundraiser Helps Hospice PatientsMyWabashValleyTulip Fundraiser Helps Hospice Patients Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Terre Haute, IN – Many local folks celebrated the spring season on…

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Color Me Caring 5K charity color run on Saturday to benefit Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley - North Country Now

Color Me Caring 5K charity color run on Saturday to benefit Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence ValleyNorth Country NowPOTSDAM — Students from SUNY Potsdam’s Community Health Program will host the Color Me Caring 5K charity color run Saturday,…

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Hospice volunteers surpass 1 million hours - Ocala

Ocala Hospice volunteers surpass 1 million hoursOcalaNinety-seven thousand hours of time were donated at Hospice of Marion County in 2016, which, if paid for, would have cost the agency $1.7 million. By Katie Pohlman. @Katie_Pohlman. When Sharon Rinscheler brings along…

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Volunteers needed to make a difference to hospice patients in Ocean County - Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park Press Volunteers needed to make a difference to hospice patients in Ocean CountyAsbury Park PressHeartland Hospice is looking for dedicated, caring volunteers with an interest in visiting hospice patients and their families in Ocean County. Volunteer service is…

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Hospice of Gladwin Area offers grief series - Gladwin County Record & Beaverton Clarion (registration)

Gladwin County Record & Beaverton Clarion (registration) Hospice of Gladwin Area offers grief seriesGladwin County Record & Beaverton Clarion (registration)GLADWIN –To help anyone who is having a difficult time working through the loss of a loved one, Hospice of Gladwin…

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