Latest National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Stories

2011-02-02 08:12:00

NHPCO Comments on Article in JAMA ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb.

2011-01-25 07:30:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five hospice organizations from across the nation have been chosen as grant recipients in the third year of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's Reaching Out grants program.

2011-01-05 13:15:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "We are surprised that the Administration has decided to reverse the decision to include voluntary advance care planning consultations as part of a Medicare beneficiaries' annual wellness exam," remarked J.

2010-12-23 16:36:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Relief has come to the hospice and home health communities in the form of a grace period involving a regulation that has caused much concern among the provider community.

2010-12-07 11:23:00

Hospice brings compassion, dignity and hope to people nearing life's end ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For some people living with a life-limiting illness, there comes a point when cure is no longer possible.

2010-11-16 11:13:00

NHPCO Commends Dartmouth Atlas Project and Calls on Hospitals to Increase Access to Hospice Care ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov.

2010-11-09 09:37:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by J.

2010-10-26 11:32:00

Developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and Department of Veterans Affairs ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It surprises many Americans to learn that 25 percent of all deaths in the U.S. are Veterans.

2010-10-05 08:41:00

As World Hospice and Palliative Care Day Approaches, NHPCO Releases Report on Hospice Care in the U.S. ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 41.6 percent of all people who died in the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.