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2014-07-02 12:29:27

30-Year Healthcare Visionary Will Bring Evidence-Based Innovations Directed at Quality of Patient Care and Management of Vulnerable Health Populations NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) today announced the appointment of Rose Madden-Baer to Senior Vice President, Population Health Management. In this newly created position, Dr. Madden-Baer will collaborate with senior leadership in the development and oversight of...

2014-06-27 23:09:25

Partnership expands company's position as the single source solution for home health and hospice providers. Ozark, MO (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 HEALTHCAREfirst, the pioneer in Web-based software and services for home health and hospice care, announced today that it has teamed up with Pinnacle Quality Insight to offer its customers Home Health and Hospice CAHPS® surveys. Pinnacle Quality Insight, one of the industry’s leading phone-based CAHPS® survey providers, and...

2014-06-10 23:00:20

Deyta’s Quality Actionboards Streamline Hospice Item Set Data Submission to CMS and Provide Benchmarking Insights for Performance Improvement Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Deyta, LLC announced today the launch of new Quality Actionboards for helping hospices capture, measure and report Hospice Item Set (HIS) data. As part of the CMS Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP), all Medicare-certified hospices will be required to report the HIS data elements for all patients admitted...

2014-06-04 08:33:18

CSU Institute for Palliative Care's Helen McNeal and LightBridge Hospice and Palliative Care's, Peggy Davis to be recognized for contributions SAN MARCOS, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- www.csupalliativecare.org, www.lbhcf.org Two leaders in palliative care and hospice care will be recognized for their unique contributions to their respective fields on July 11(th )by the LightBridge Hospice Community Foundation. Helen McNeal, Executive Director of California State University...

2014-05-29 23:18:22

On May 22nd, Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association announced the 2014 winners of the annual Awards of Excellence in Hospice and Palliative Care. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 On May 22nd, in conjunction with the 29th Annual Forum “The Journey Continues: Elevating Clinical Practice to New Heights”, Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) announced the 2014 winners of the annual Awards of Excellence in Hospice and Palliative Care. The Awards...

2014-05-29 23:09:48

Downloadable resource helps hospices successfully prepare for July 2014 HIS requirements. Hyannis, MA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Weatherbee Resources has announced the publication of a new, downloadable resource, The Hospice Item Set: A Step-by-Step Implementation Guide, to help hospices navigate the complexities of this new mandatory process. This comprehensive guide provides tools and resources hospices need to implement the Hospice Item Set (HIS). Beginning July 1, 2014, all hospices are...

2014-05-16 23:01:17

Partnership Ensures Resources for U.S. Veterans as New Hospice Legislation Goes into Effect San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 United States veterans and active duty military personnel in San Diego have access to a myriad of resources as a result of a partnership between Silverado Hospice and We Honor Veterans – an innovative program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). The partnership serves San Diego’s large military population by addressing needs...

2014-05-14 23:01:12

Midwest Care Alliance selects Deyta’s solutions for survey administration, advanced analytics, and business intelligence to address critical challenges faced by today’s hospice and home health leaders. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Deyta, LLC announced today a new partnership agreement with the Midwest Care Alliance (MCA), a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the growth and development of home health, hospice and palliative care providers in the state of Ohio....

2014-05-13 23:13:45

The John E. Krueger Hospice Caring Award was initiated in 1994, for dedicated volunteer service. Pauline Pierson, the 2014 recipient, has volunteered at Center for Hospice Care for 29 years. South Bend, IN (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Center for Hospice Care (CHC) is proud to announce that Plymouth resident, Pauline Pierson received the 2014 John E. Krueger Hospice Caring Award at the annual Volunteer Recognition and Annual Report Luncheon held at the Century Center in South Bend. The John E....

2014-05-09 23:08:23

NaphCare, Inc., an independent leader providing proactive and comprehensive correctional healthcare and state-of-the-art technology, is honored to congratulate Leilani Castillo of Denver, CO for receiving the Quality Care Award from American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA). Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Ms. Castillo has worked with NaphCare since July 2007 and has served as the Unit Manager at the Denver Reception and Diagnostic Center in Denver, CO. Ms. Castillo was...


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