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2009-06-23 11:51:00

VNA's Hospice of Philadelphia Opens Free-Standing Inpatient Unit PHILADELPHIA, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Peaceful. Calm. Serene. These are the adjectives Hospice of Philadelphia considered when it developed its new free-standing inpatient hospice unit.

2009-02-27 12:59:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization released the following statement upon the release of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission's (MedPAC) March report to Congress.

2009-02-18 08:23:00

One-Year Moratorium on Cuts in Medicare Hospice Funding Signed Into Law ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nation's hospice community claimed a significant victory this week after President Barack Obama signed a bill (H.R.

2009-01-26 09:47:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As unemployment continues to rise in the United States, Americans are battling to hold onto their health coverage.

2009-01-08 17:51:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization along with several national leadership organizations issued a consensus statement regarding the principles of hospice care and protection of the Medicare Hospice Benefit.

2008-10-31 20:09:58

For many Americans living with a serious, progressive illness, the goal is to remain and die at home -- not in a hospital, nursing home or other facility. But statistics show that nearly 75 percent of all deaths occur in a hospital or other healthcare facility.

2008-10-02 15:01:04

Make a difference in the lives of seriously ill adults and children by becoming a San Diego Hospice volunteer. Interested community members are invited to apply for the upcoming free Patient Care Volunteer Training on Saturday, October 18 and Saturday, October 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

2008-09-23 12:00:51

Steve Ford, son of former President Gerald R. Ford, will be this year's guest speaker at the 18th Annual One from the Heart Awards Breakfast, on October 10, 2008, 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza Cabana Hotel in Palo Alto.

2008-09-03 12:00:33

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Greater Philadelphia announces the appointment of Deborah Way, MD, as medical director of its Hospice of Philadelphia.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.