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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...

2014-02-19 08:34:22

With many programs available online, professional development offerings made easily accessible to healthcare workforce SAN MARCOS, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California State University Institute for Palliative Care (www.csupalliativecare.org), located at Cal State San Marcos, announced its spring and summer calendar of courses aimed at bringing the best practices of palliative care to the healthcare community. (Photo:...

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...

2014-02-18 08:30:27

New Field of Research to Launch at 2014 HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Conference NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six groundbreaking studies will be presented at the HealthCare Chaplaincy Network (HCCN) first annual conference, Caring for the Human Spirit: Driving the Research Agenda for Spiritual Care in HealthCare, taking place March 31 - April 3, 2014 at The New York Academy of Medicine in New York City. Research addressed spiritual care intervention with seriously ill...

2014-02-17 08:25:04

MONTREAL, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Quebec's proposed law on euthanasia will allow a lethal substance to be injected into an adult person at "the end of life" (which is not defined in the proposed law) who has unsupportable suffering. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/MM66206) Quebec's Health Care System Today Quebec's health care system is managed by the provincial government of Quebec, Canada. This system is plagued by deficiencies including lack of...

2014-02-14 23:02:58

Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty has adopted February, the month of Valentines, love and hearts, as Pathways Month. With its heart shaped logo, Pathways is celebrating its mission of caring for patients and families with kindness and dignity. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty has adopted February, the month of Valentines, love and hearts, as Pathways Month. With its heart shaped logo, Pathways is celebrating...

2014-02-14 12:24:27

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elizabeth Hospice announces a $1.2 million gift from The Courtenay C. and Lucy Patten Davis Foundation. The donation will allow the non-profit organization to settle the remaining mortgage debt on its grief counseling and resource facility, known as The Center for Compassionate Care of The Elizabeth Hospice, as well as invest in unfunded and underfunded programs that support The Elizabeth Hospice's mission. In addition, an endowment in the...

2014-02-14 12:24:02

MONTREAL, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Since the Belgium Parliament voted a law to become the first country in the world to permit euthanasia of children without age limit, Jessica Saba, 4, of Lachine, Quebec Canada who was born with a life threatening cardiac malformation and survived several cardiac interventions, speaks on behalf of millions of children worldwide with severe malformations. She asks the King of Belgium not to sign the legislation for child euthanasia: "For the...

2014-02-13 08:31:59

Macy Catheter(TM) is the Only Device Approved in the U.S. Solely for Ongoing Rectal Delivery of Medications and Liquids NEWARK, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospi Corporation, a privately-held medical device company focused on nurse invented products that optimize patient care, today announced receipt of 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its first product, the Macy Catheter(TM). The Macy Catheter is the only device designed and approved...

2014-02-13 08:29:58

MONTREAL, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - As Belgium prepares to become the first country in the world to enact a law permitting euthanasia of children on February 13,2014, Belgium will be in violation of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child. In the convention, children rights include: 1. A right to life. 2. The survival and development of the child. 3. Special protection 4. Adequate medical services 5. Special treatment and care for handicapped children. 6....


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