My patients didn’t want to ask about hospice. So I learned how to talk about it.

Learn How To Talk About Hospice …

When patients, family and physicians can talk openly about end-of-life care, hospice can become much less frightening.iStock When my patient Arthur and his wife, Sally, were in for a visit recently, we had to have what I knew would be a challenging conversation. Arthur had advanced pancreatic cancer, and was getting worse despite his oncologists’ […]

Hospice of North Central Ohio Earns National Recognition

ASHLAND — Hospice of North Central Ohio (HNCO) has been named a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient by the national HEALTHCAREfirst organization. The Hospice Honors is a landmark compilation of hospices providing the best patient and caregiver experience. This prestigious annual review recognizes hospices that continuously provide the highest level of quality as measured from the […]

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Massive Growth For Hospice Services Market 2025 …

Industrial Forecast on Hospice Services Market: A new research report titled, ‘Global Hospice Services Market Size, Status have been added by Garner Insights to its huge collection of research report with grow significant CAGR during Forecast 2019-2025. The research report analyzes the Global market in terms of its size, status, forecast, trends, competitive scenario, and […]

Hospices Lose Money Under 2020 Proposed Rule

Despite rate increases for some care levels, hospices would lose a dollar per patient, per day of routine home care under the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Fiscal Year 2020 proposed rule. The agency has proposed a 2.7 percent cut in payments to hospice providers for routine home care. Corresponding 2.7 percent […]

Tech Reshaping Hospice Care

Technology is changing the ways hospice care is delivered. From the evolution of electronic medical records (EMR) to the advent of artificial intelligence (AI), hospice providers are leveraging new systems to create efficiencies, improve patient care, and make their organizations more attractive to investors. Numerous organizations are discovering the value of predictive analytics, telemedicine, and […]

Strategies to Boost Hospice CAHPS Scores

Strategies to Boost Hospice CAHPS Scores

Profitability is becoming inseparable from quality in today’s health care marketplace. Consequently, strong performance on publicly reported quality and caregiver satisfaction data is becoming increasingly crucial to hospice business performance. Among the most important sources of data is the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey. Patients and families in increasing numbers are […]

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By 2024 – Hospice & Palliative Care Centers Market Size

Hospice & Palliative Care Centers market top level players are analyzed in report based on current and future development status, and Hospice & Palliative Care Centers market estimations from 2019 to 2024 in terms of revenue and volume. This report provides strategic recommendations consulted by the industrial experts including market share worldwide, future outlook, cost […]

Hospice Volunteering Worth Over $469 Million Annually

Alexandria, VA, April 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This Volunteer Week (April 7-13) the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization salutes the estimated 420,000 trained hospice volunteers who provide more than 19 million hours of service to more than 1.5 million patients and their families every year. “Hospice volunteers play an indispensable role in enabling […]