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2014-05-15 16:28:16

Patients' and families' stories show hospice is about more than death - it's about life ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebrating the 40(th) anniversary of hospice care in the United States, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is excited to introduce a new national campaign, "Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice," that will show all Americans that hospice focuses on living and enables special moments and memories at the end of life...

2014-04-29 12:33:53

SPRUCE PINE, N.C. and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge has joined the movement to ensure the long-term sustainability and success of community-based not-for-profit hospices by joining with Caring Foundations. Formerly Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Mitchell County, Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge has been serving the end-of-life care needs of local residents since 1986. "Hospice and...

2014-03-25 23:35:31

Read the CellTrak published case study regarding Canon Hospice documenting at the point of care on mobile devices. Schaumburg, IL and Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Canon Hospice serves a 150 mile radius from Baton Rouge, the Northshore of New Orleans, Greater New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast to provide comfort care for Hospice patients. When, originally created, the founders decided to create a program that offered the hospice philosophy at home and on an inpatient...

2014-03-04 08:32:09

ClickSoftware Selected to Optimize Patient Appointment Scheduling and Mobilize Efficiency of Thousands of Caregivers Nationwide BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mission of Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care [http://www.seasons.org ] is to honor life and offer hope. Doing so involves the complicated task of coordinating its vast clinical team members (physicians, nurses, hospice aids, chaplains, social workers, music therapists and volunteers)...

2014-02-18 23:31:41

Hospice of the Western Reserve uses real-time documentation and information at bedside to allow for more time on care Cleveland, OH and Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Since 1978, Hospice of the Western Reserve has provided hospice, palliative care, caregiver support and bereavement services to patients and families throughout Northern Ohio. As one of the earliest pioneers of the hospice movement in the U.S., the non-profit community-based agency has grown into one of the...

2014-02-04 23:27:55

Team Designed to Ensure That Technology Investment Is in Sync with Organizational Goals (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 As a result of growth within the hospice industry combined with the challenges they face today and into the future, HEALTHCAREfirst is pleased to announce the creation of an Enterprise Hospice team designed to exclusively work with larger, enterprise hospices. Focused on aligning people, processes and technology, the team’s mission is to ensure that the technology investment...

2014-01-24 23:03:42

Software Supports Fastest-Growing Sector and Job Market in Health Care Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Recently marking its tenth anniversary, Kinnser Software, Inc., a national software leader in clinical and business solutions for home health and hospice, announced record revenue growth of 40 percent in 2013. The company serves over 1,700 home health agencies and hospices that cared for more than 550,000 unique patients in 2013. “Thanks to our innovative, high energy team, Kinnser...

2014-01-17 23:23:53

Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) announces the new additions to its Board Leadership and Executive Committee. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 For over 30 years, Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association has worked toward the betterment of hospice through the commitment of our members and Board Leadership. We are pleased to announce the new additions to our Board Leadership and Executive Committee. “We feel fortunate as an association to...

2013-11-22 23:33:31

Teaching Transitions, an online hospice volunteer training company offers subscriber hospices, a new and compelling way to reach out and track patients and families who face a hospice decision but are not yet ready--solving the problem of getting early referrals. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Early referrals, or lack thereof is the biggest problem for hospices in any competitive environment. Statistics show that approximately 35% of all hospice patients die within 7 days of...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'