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2014-05-22 23:09:16

telyHD Provides New Levels of Service to Hospice Patients and Families Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Tely Labs, the leader in simple, secure and affordable video conferencing systems, today announced Hospice of the Western Reserve has implemented easy, affordable high-definition video calling with telyHD systems for its hospice house in Westlake, Ohio. Innovative healthcare providers are always searching for new services that set them apart as leaders in end-of-life care, and add...

2014-05-22 23:07:43

Addition of More Than 90 Palliative Care Courses to Relias’ Content Library Will Support Team-based Care Approach to Improve Patients’ Quality of Life Cary, NC (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Relias Learning, the leader in online training for specialized staff, announced today that it has added more than 90 palliative care courses to its library. The courses, added after the acquisition of the Hospice Education Network (HEN), focus on patient-centered care and improving services for palliative...

2014-05-22 23:01:20

San Francisco bay area businesses and individuals who support Pathways Hospice care are sponsoring the 2nd Annual Links to the Heart golf tournament. The tournament will be held Monday, July 14, 2014 at the Stanford University Golf Course. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Pathways Hospice 2nd Annual Links to the Heart Golf Tournament recently announced the community sponsors and schedule for its premier golf tournament. The 2nd Annual Links to the Heart golf tournament will...

2014-05-22 12:12:03

BMJ-British Medical Journal Application at fault, not principles, which are among best in the world, argues ethicist The decision to jettison the approach to care of the dying, known as the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP), was "too extreme," given that its principles are widely regarded as among the best examples of palliative care in the world, argues a senior ethicist in the Journal of Medical Ethics. The LCP, which was intended to transfer the principles of hospice care to hospitals,...

2014-05-21 23:11:51

As Seen on PBS HEALTHLINK with Benita Zahn: Suzanne B. O’Brien RN & Hospice Nurse is offering 3 events in June. A love donation seminar Doula: a Bridge to End of Life Care on Saturday, June 7, 2014 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 181 Western Avenue, Albany and The End Of Life Doula Training Programs Saturday, June 28th and Sunday, June 29th 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Holiday Inn Wolf Rd, Albany. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Stirred by her experience as a hospice and oncology nurse, Suzanne...

2014-05-16 23:01:17

Partnership Ensures Resources for U.S. Veterans as New Hospice Legislation Goes into Effect San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 United States veterans and active duty military personnel in San Diego have access to a myriad of resources as a result of a partnership between Silverado Hospice and We Honor Veterans – an innovative program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). The partnership serves San Diego’s large military population by addressing needs...

2014-05-16 12:27:50

Says H.R.4605 Will Provide Care for America's Children ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ann Armstrong-Dailey, founding director of Children's Hospice International (CHI), Friday applauded the re-introduction of the Children's Program of All-Inclusive Coordinated Care (ChiPACC) Act of 2014 in the United States Congress by U.S. Reps. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina and Jim Moran of Virginia. The bill was recently co-sponsored by Rep. Ralph Hall of Texas, known...

2014-05-15 23:12:20

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education of Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, has approved an inpatient hospice rotation with Center for Hospice Care (CHC), South Bend, IN. South Bend, IN (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education of Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, has approved an inpatient hospice rotation with Center for Hospice Care (CHC). The Program Letter of Agreement between Mayo Clinic and CHC allows for Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellows to rotate for training...

2014-05-15 23:08:32

SeniorsGuideOnline.com Companion Care website provides listings of Home Care, Medical Home Health Care and Hospice providers. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 SeniorsGuideOnline.com has launched a new version of their popular home health care website http://www.HomeCareChoice.com. “The new HomeCareChoice.com features an improved search function and featured home care agency listing information," says Katharine Ross, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Seniors Guide...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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