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Latest Hospice Stories

2013-12-17 11:13:20

Despite preferences for their own care, many physicians still delay hospice discussions with patients Although the vast majority of physicians participating in a multiregional study indicated that they would personally enroll in hospice care if they received a terminal cancer diagnosis, less than one-third would discuss hospice care early in the course of treating a terminally ill cancer patient. A research letter published online in JAMA Internal Medicine also identifies factors that...

2013-12-17 08:29:14

Health Care Industry Veteran to Contribute Three Decades of Leadership Experience in Medical Supply and Patient Care Products MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL) today announced the appointment of Joanne Bauer, president of global Health Care at Kimberly-Clark, to its board of directors and as a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the board. Her role will be effective January 1, 2014. Ms. Bauer brings diverse experiences that include...

2013-12-13 08:24:43

- 30 mcg sufentanil NanoTab treatment group experienced rapid onset of action with statistically significant pain relief and reduced pain intensity at 30 minutes - REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain, today presented additional detail from the Phase 2 dose-finding study...

2013-12-12 23:31:53

Hospital Chief Medical Officers that attended the Tennessee Hospital Association’s Summit held in Nashville, Tennessee this past November had the opportunity to participate in a pre-conference session, “Leading Physicians and Hospitals Through Cultural Change: A Prescription for Turbulent Times.” The session was sponsored by LifeWings Partners, LLC, a consulting group experienced in helping hospitals implement Crew Resource Management (CRM) strategies. Collierville, TN (PRWEB)...

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 23:03:34

St. Elizabeth Health Center ranks among the safest health care organizations in the nation. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 St. Elizabeth Health Center ranks among the safest health care organizations in the nation, according to the SafeCare Group, having earned a place on the most recent “100 SafeCare Hospitals" list. The selection process involved comprehensive analysis of publicly available data collected by the United States government from more than 4,500 acute care...

2013-12-12 20:25:02

The individualized care at Sally's Residential Care Home provides seniors with a warm and friendly environment that will make every day feel like a holiday. CAMARILLO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At Sally's Residential Care Home, you'll find a truly one-of-a-kind senior care experience. That's because their senior assisted living facilities were founded by state board certified registered nurses Sally and Kayhan Mojabi. With over 30 years of experience in medicine, the...

2013-12-11 16:24:38

MemorialCare Medical Group & Greater Newport Physicians Named Among State's Best ORANGE and LOS ANGELES COUNTIES, Calif., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MemorialCare Health System's two physician organizations that are part of its MemorialCare Medical Foundation--MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians--have been named among the state's best medical groups by Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), a statewide not-for-profit leadership organization...

2013-12-11 08:24:06

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIVA Health, a member of the UAB Health System, has adopted MedSnap ID, a mobile medication safety technology that will allow its care managers to identify the medications a patient is taking and determine potential harmful drug interactions with a snap of an iPhone® camera. MedSnap ID uses computer vision technology to quickly identify an entire patient medication regimen including generic, brand name, and over-the-counter medications....

2013-12-10 23:27:19

Management Consulting Team to Discuss the Effects of Upcoming Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Rule and Provide Insight for Frontline Implementation Lenexa, Kan. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, today announced that its Management Consulting group will be hosting a complimentary webinar titled, “Two-Midnight Rule: Addressing the Confusion” on Wednesday, December 18th at...