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2014-05-14 23:15:56

Hope Palliative & Hospice Care announced the appointment of Veronica Walker-Douglas, LCSW as the head of their Social Services Division of hospice care. Ms. Walker-Douglas will provide their patients, families, and community with social service needs as well as bereavement support. Palatine, IL (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Hope Palliative & Hospice Care extends lifetime comprehensive bereavement services to family members as well as community members dealing with loss. Hope Palliative...

2014-05-14 23:01:12

Midwest Care Alliance selects Deyta’s solutions for survey administration, advanced analytics, and business intelligence to address critical challenges faced by today’s hospice and home health leaders. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Deyta, LLC announced today a new partnership agreement with the Midwest Care Alliance (MCA), a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the growth and development of home health, hospice and palliative care providers in the state of Ohio....

2014-05-14 23:01:09

The improved market reach and combined expertise and resources of the two health care companies will increase their abilities to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits and hospital re-admissions. Wilsonville, OR (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Signature Hospice, Home Health and Home Care, a regional leader of home care and home health solutions for seniors throughout Oregon and Washington, announced it has acquired XL Hospice, a leading provider of hospice, primary care, and palliative care...

2014-05-13 08:31:30

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Caring Home Health & Hospice ("Great Lakes Caring") announced today that Wellspring Capital Management LLC ("Wellspring") will be its new equity partner, replacing Pouschine Cook Capital Management, its partner since 2007. Great Lakes Caring is one of the largest and highest quality-rated independent for-profit providers of in-home post-acute services in the United States. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed....

2014-05-08 23:04:16

Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty invites individuals who are grieving to remember and honor a loved one in the company of others at an Evening of Remembrance Memorial Service. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty invites individuals who are grieving to remember and honor a loved one in the company of others at an Evening of Remembrance Memorial Service, Sunday, May 18, 2014, 3-4 pm at Skylawn Memorial Park, Highway 92 at...

2014-05-05 23:12:24

Specialized Center Provides Latest Medical Interventions for Difficult-to-Treat Pain To Relieve Suffering and Rebuild Lives Hopewell Township, NJ (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 The Capital Institute for Neurosciences today announced it has launched the Center for Comprehensive Pain Management and Palliative Care to help patients suffering from complex and difficult-to-treat pain. The center is run by a highly specialized and internationally recognized pain and palliative care specialist, Dr....

2014-05-05 23:05:15

SVGives provides Silicon Valley and the high-tech communities that thrive in the region the opportunity to support nonprofits that make a difference in people’s lives in Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Benito counties. To encourage SVGives donors to support Pathways Hospice, physicians at Pathways have generously pledged $10,000 to match gifts made to Pathways. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Pathways Home Health & Hospice will participate in Silicon Valley Gives (SVGives)...

2014-05-02 23:01:11

This June, not-for-profit Hospice Savannah celebrates its 35th anniversary with special “Summer Nights” fundraising parties. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Hospice Savannah is asking friends and supporters to celebrate its 35th year of serving the community by hosting a “Summer Nights” fundraising party during its birthday month of June. Established in June 1979, not-for-profit Hospice Savannah freely offers palliative and hospice care to residents in five counties of the...

2014-05-01 08:36:51

HAMDEN, Conn., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business success in home care and hospice is about evolving in ways that will improve finances and continue to create positive changes for patients, and the groundwork for a successful future will require nothing short of total transformation. Robert J. Simione, Managing Principal at Simione Healthcare Consultants, maintains that the rising waves of regulation and accountable care initiatives present a golden opportunity to grow health care at home...

2014-04-29 12:33:53

SPRUCE PINE, N.C. and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge has joined the movement to ensure the long-term sustainability and success of community-based not-for-profit hospices by joining with Caring Foundations. Formerly Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Mitchell County, Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge has been serving the end-of-life care needs of local residents since 1986. "Hospice and...


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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.