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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...

2014-02-28 23:30:06

Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, authors of Changing the Way We Die, discusses the Oscar-nominated documentary Prison Terminal. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 In their ongoing blog on Psychology Today, authors and journalists Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel feature various topics on hospice and end-of-life care, based on their award-winning book Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement. In the most recent article, the authors write about three things that are...

2014-02-24 23:02:51

Mount Sinai Researchers Flag Less Training and Research, Higher Hospice Disenrollment, Exceeding Medicare’s Aggregate Cap More Often in For-Profits New York, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 In one of the first studies to look at the impact of for-profit versus nonprofit hospice status, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found that for-profit hospices were more likely to serve patients in nursing homes and assisted living facilities than in the patients’ own...

2014-02-04 16:29:04

Emergency Nurses Association launched rare qualitative study DES PLAINES, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A qualitative study on assaults on emergency nurses sponsored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) found a need to change the culture of acceptance prevalent among hospital administrators and law enforcement, as well as a need to better train nurses on signs of potential trouble. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/DC35231LOGO) "Assaults on...

2014-01-29 08:30:28

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Geneia Institute and Villanova University College of Nursing today announced a new, co-provided program to educate nurses and social workers to become effective care coordinators. Care coordinators - clinicians who work closely with the patient and their health care team to increase patient satisfaction, improve health outcomes, and control costs - are in demand more than ever as the number of accountable care organizations (ACOs)...

2014-01-22 08:29:50

Merger Combines Boyd & Nicholas Inc., A Leading Cost Report Team, with Simione's Full Complement of Healthy Business Solutions HAMDEN, Conn., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simione Healthcare Consultants, a leading national consulting firm in home health and hospice care, announces the acquisition of Boyd & Nicholas, Inc., a Sonoma County, California-based consulting firm co-founded by Thomas E. Boyd and Thomas Nicholas in 1993. (Logo:...

2014-01-16 23:28:45

Hospice Foundation's "Road to Hope" documentary will explore the unique challenges of orphaned children after caring for their dying parents in poverty-stricken areas of Sub-Saharan Africa. With more than 60 hours of footage shot in Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan, the film will be edited by University of Notre Dame Film, Television & Theatre Professor Ted Mandell, who edited and co-directed the award-winning short documentary "Okuyamba." (PRWEB) January 16, 2014...

2014-01-13 23:24:45

Improving the quality of living matters to everyone, but perhaps most to those who are facing the challenges of a life-limiting illness such as Center for Hospice Care patient Jennifer Dalkowski, who had one wish before dying - to meet Jeff Gordon. Stories like these are made possible through support from Hospice Foundation's Annual Appeal. (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Jennifer Dalkowski knew she was dying. “Before I die, I want to meet Jeff Gordon,” she said smiling. With that, the...

2013-12-12 23:27:07

Halcyon Acquires Infinity Hospice Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Halcyon announces the completion of their first hospice acquisition in South Carolina. The acquired company is Infinity Hospice located in Aiken, SC. Halcyon was formed in 2010 by Dan Kohl, Jack Draughon and Health Evolution Partners (HEP), to build the leading hospice in the Southeastern U.S. Halcyon currently serves fifty-five counties in the state of Georgia. Infinity Hospice marks Halcyon’s entrance into South...

2013-12-12 23:21:16

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Structure of UK healthcare services. London (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Synopsis This report summaries the structure of the UK’s healthcare services. its current state, its drivers and its evolution. This overview of the market is intended for those considering this market for the first time and those who have experience of this sector. Summary This report provides a detailed overview of the structure of the UK healthcare...


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