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2014-03-18 23:22:10

Governor Malloy appoints Joseph Andrews, M.D., H.P.M. of The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. to the Palliative Care Advisory Panel Branford, CT (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Joseph F. Andrews, MD, HPM has been appointed by Governor Dannel P. Malloy to the Connecticut Palliative Care Advisory Council. This Council was established by law earlier this year (Public Act 13-55) to analyze the current state of...

2014-03-18 23:21:12

Senator Donald E. Williams, Jr., Senator Pro Tempe of the Connecticut Senate, appoints James Prota, RPh. of The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. to the Palliative Care Advisory Panel. Branford, Connecticut (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Connecticut Hospice, Inc., is pleased to announce that its Director of Pharmacy, James Prota, RPh., has been appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Connecticut Senate, Senator Donald E. Williams, Jr. to the Connecticut Palliative Care Advisory Council. This...

2014-03-18 23:21:03

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), accredits The John D. Thompson Hospice Institute for Education, Training and Research, Inc., (“The Institute”) with Commendation Branford, CT (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The Connecticut Hospice, Inc., and its related research and training affiliate The John D. Thompson Hospice Institute for Education, Training and Research, Inc., (“The Institute”) is pleased to announce that the Accreditation Council for Continuing...

2014-03-16 23:03:32

The Joint Commission, a national accreditation agency that evaluates health care organizations, today announced that The Connecticut Hospice, Inc., America’s first hospice, established in 1974 – has been awarded certification by The Joint Commission as the first certified palliative care teaching hospital-hospice in the nation. Branford, CT (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 The Joint Commission is a national accreditation body that seeks to continuously improve the quality of health care...

2014-02-11 23:02:10

Grants of $180,000 Offered for Up to Six Recipients Annually Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The Cambia Health Foundation, in its continuing commitment to advancing palliative care in the United States, today announced the launch of a national initiative to identify and support outstanding physicians and nurses in the field. The Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program will focus on cultivating emerging palliative care leaders, offering two-year, $180,000 grants to up to six scholars...

2013-12-05 23:29:28

New Online Programs from American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine & Hospice Education Network Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 A new partnership is bringing the highest quality clinical palliative care education directly to professionals and organizations through online learning. This unique collaboration brings together the online learning expertise of the Hospice Education Network (HEN) and highly-rated educational programming from the 2013 Annual Assembly of the...

2013-11-13 08:29:47

SAN MARCOS, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- www.CSUPalliativeCare.org In recognition of national Hospice and Palliative Care Month, the California State University Institute for Palliative Care has announced its 2014 schedule of professional courses and community workshops. "Integrating palliative care across the continuum of health care is a vital step to improving the quality of care provided to those with a serious or chronic illness. And, it improves patient and family...

2013-10-30 23:04:18

Mediaplanet Publishing and Hospice Leaders come together to release "End of Life Care" special edition of USA TODAY. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 On the weekend of September 27th-29th MediaPlanet Publishing, along with leaders in the hospice and palliative care industry, partnered together to release, “End of Life Care: A Reader’s Guide to Hospice and Palliative Care” in USA TODAY. This fact-filled, resource-rich, inspirational section examined answers to the questions so...

2013-08-26 08:28:10

SAN MARCOS, Calif., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- www.CSUPalliativeCare.org-- The California State University Institute for Palliative Care is proud to announce the RN Certificate in Palliative Care, the first, eight-week online program designed specifically to introduce RNs to the knowledge needed to practice palliative care. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130826/PH68969-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130826/PH68969LOGO-b) Americans are living...

2013-06-11 12:25:51

CAMPBELL, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly opened Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of Northern California provides a unique combination of services to hospice patients in the Bay Area. The Seasons team, located at 910 Campisi Way, Suite, 1D, Campbell, serves residents of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Hospice is a philosophy of caring that assists those nearing the end of life. It combines medical, social, spiritual and other types of care that restore dignity and...