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2014-10-24 23:06:44

Visit booth #101 at the NHPCO Clinical Team Conference to see the first fully integrated, easiest to use hospice mobile solution for Androids designed exclusively by, and for clinicians. Ozark, MO (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 HEALTHCAREfirst, the pioneer in cloud-based software and services for hospice care, will be announcing a new mobile solution for Androids at the 2014 National Hospice and Palliative Care (NHPCO) Clinical Team Conference in Nashville, TN this month. Attendees of the NHPCO...

2014-10-24 23:00:51

Dr. Ira Byock, one of the nation’s leading palliative care physicians and author of ‘The Best Care Possible’, has come under intense criticism lately for his opposition to legalizing assisted suicide. Not Dead Yet and Second Thoughts, disability rights groups that oppose legalization of assisted suicide, issue the following Statement in support of Dr. Ira Byock’s role in the public policy debate spurred by the Brittany Maynard case. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Not Dead...

2014-10-23 23:00:48

Halcyon marks fifth acquisition and adds seven locations. ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Halcyon Healthcare, a portfolio company of Health Evolution Partners (HEP), and parent company to Halcyon Hospice, has acquired Community Hospice of Mississippi, headquartered in Tupelo, MS. Community Hospice was founded by the brother and sister team of Charles “Buck” Boatner and his sister Marilyn Hicks, and has seven locations throughout the state of Mississippi. Locations include...

2014-10-23 16:26:26

Says She Choose Death-with-Dignity Option After Thorough Research, Then Contacted Compassion & Choices PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brittany Maynard urged a palliative care specialist, Dr. Ira Byock, whom she never has met, to stop misrepresenting her case prior to his debate with Compassion & Choices Pres. Barbara Coombs Lee on today's Diane Rehm Show. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154069 In comments Brittany posted on the website...

2014-10-22 08:33:02

Leading Bronx nursing home, Gold Crest Care Center, offers both hospice and palliative care services for seniors suffering from chronic or terminal illnesses. The center's board certified physicians explain the differences between the services. BRONX, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center, a leading nursing home in NYC, explains the differences in hospice and palliative care services and spotlights the center's hospice and palliative care service options. For...

2014-10-20 16:27:34

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Abrams, a former Florida state representative, will join the Board of Directors of Hospice Foundation of America, it was announced today. Abrams is a partner with Florida-based Ballard Partners, a government affairs firm, where he serves as chair of its public policy team, concentrating on areas of health care policy and government affairs. Abrams' appointment is effective November 1. "Mike is a great addition to HFA's...

2014-10-20 08:30:18

HPNA, HPNF, and HPCC have joined forces to transform the care and culture of serious illness PITTSBURGH, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three national nursing organizations today announced a collaborative effort to transform the care and culture of serious illness in the United States. Together, the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation (HPNF), and the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center (HPCC, formerly known as NBCHPN)...

2014-10-17 23:05:00

Home health & hospice industry's first fully integrated, easiest to use mobile solution for Androids Ozark, MO (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 HEALTHCAREfirst, the pioneer in cloud-based software and services for home health and hospice care, will be announcing a new mobile solution for Androids at the 2014 National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) Annual Meeting, the largest national event for home care agencies. Attendees of the NAHC Annual Meeting are encouraged to visit...

2014-10-15 23:04:33

Created to help families, spouses, children, and friends, who are grieving the death of a loved one, these workshops encourage discussion in a safe environment. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Suffering the loss of a loved one is difficult at any time of the year but the holiday season can intensify the feeling of loss and loneliness that accompany grief. Pathways Hospice is offering a workshop, Pathways Through the Holidays, in three Bay Area locations; Sunnyvale,...

2014-10-14 23:06:10

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization will welcome more than 1,000 hospice and palliative professionals and industry experts to Nashville to explore best practices in the field of hospice and palliative care. Alexandria, Va (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 WHO: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in cooperation with the Tennessee Hospice Organization WHAT: 15th Clinical Team Conference and Pediatric Intensive WHEN: Sunday, October 26 – Wednesday, October 29,...


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