General Hospice News

Hospice of Westchester celebrates Seventh Annual Memorial Butterfly Release

Westchester County, NY (PRWEB) June 22, 2017 Hospice of Westchester (HOW), an organization which has provided exceptional end-of-life care to residents of Westchester County for 25 years, recently hosted its seventh annual Celebration of Life Memorial Butterfly Release. On Sunday,…

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St. Joseph Hospital makes changes to their palliative care program

Eureka, CA (Kiem TV) St. Joseph Hospital is taking their palliative care program in a new direction. Local Doctor Michael Fratkin is known for serving as the Medical Director of the hospital’s inpatient palliative care program, but his contract as…

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Judy Thomas leads the Standard Palliative Care in California

(CalHealthReport.org) June 20, 2017 by Judy Thomas In California, we need to begin creating and implementing standards for palliative care sooner rather than later, due in part to a new state law. A state law, SB 1004, approved by the…

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NHPCO’s Summer Listening Tour in Chicago – Austin – Kansas City

(NHPCO updater) June 21, 2017 NHPCO CEO Edo Banach reported from his Summer Listening Tour location in Chicago, Austin and Kansas City. “…We are finding that although there are regional differences among hospices, there are many more areas of common…

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New business TRM hosts a Grand Launch Night for Waterford Hospice in honour of late Tony Roche – Waterford Today

New business TRM hosts a Grand Launch Night for Waterford Hospice in honour of late Tony RocheWaterford TodayExciting times lie ahead for newly rebranded business TRM, formerly Tony Roches Menswear in Waterford City. The business will be holding a grand…

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Stakeholders break ground on nation’s first hospice facility – Cayman Compass

Cayman Compass Stakeholders break ground on nation’s first hospice facilityCayman CompassCayman HospiceCare celebrated a long-awaited milestone Thursday evening with the groundbreaking of the islands’ first dedicated home for end-of-life care. The four-bed respite facility and administrative offices, planned for completion…

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Genesis Healthcare Inc. Hospice fraud resolved in global settlement

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 19, 2017 Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd., The Terry Law Firm, Ltd., and The Cohen Law Group are pleased to announce a settlement in a False Claims Act (“FCA”) case that was brought…

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NAHC enumerates what Hospices need to know about Emergency Preparedness

(NAHC.org) June 12, 2017 The Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers Final Rule became effective on November 15, 2016 with an implementation date of November 15, 2017.  All hospice providers must meet the requirements of…

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John Taylor Hospice volunteer honoured for her dedication

A ‘caring and compassionate’ John Taylor Hospice volunteer has been presented with an award in recognition of her outstanding contribution. Jenny Hall was named Long-term Volunteer of the Year at the Birmingham Voluntary Service Council (BVSC) Awards held at Soho…

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Fundraisers asked to jump at the chance to support Birmingham hospice

  John Taylor Hospice is calling on daredevil fundraisers to take part in its newly introduced 170ft abseil challenge. Places are available for the exhilarating event at Park Regis Birmingham in Broad Street on Saturday 8 July. The sponsored abseil…

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