Hospice Eligibility

Healthcare Compliance Terms: There’s a Stark Difference
Healthcare Compliance Terms: There’s a Stark Difference
April 01, 2021

It’s not “Somebody Else’s” Problem If you’re a busy clinician or healthcare administrator, you likely feel overwhelmed just trying to provide care to your ...

What is the FAST Scale?
What is the FAST Scale?
March 03, 2021

Using this tool can help identify the stages of Alzheimer’s dementia in your patients or residents and how much help they may need  The Functional Assessment ...

The Patient is Dying But There Are Emotional Barriers to Hospice
The Patient is Dying But There Are Emotional Barriers to Hospice
February 28, 2021

Open Access is a program that can bridge the gap to end-of-life care If you work in a hospital, you’ve likely treated patients who have had ongoing chronic or ...

Better Care for Your Heart Failure Patients
Better Care for Your Heart Failure Patients
January 30, 2021

February is American Heart Month, and a time to understand what millions of Americans struggling with heart failure face. Some sobering statistics: Every year, ...

When is a patient with congestive heart failure ready for hospice?
When is a patient with congestive heart failure ready for hospice?
January 12, 2021

Heart failure patients can live with their conditions for years. When are these patients eligible for the support that hospice can provide? As the leading ...

The Sickest Patients Can Benefit from Hospice
The Sickest Patients Can Benefit from Hospice
January 11, 2021

When you have a dying patient with complex clinical needs who may be wary of hospice, you need an experienced partner you can trust to provide excellent care ...

Lower your Care Compare Readmission and Mortality Statistics
Lower your Care Compare Readmission and Mortality Statistics
January 11, 2021

How an intentional hospice strategy can help your health system improve quality and reduce penalties As Hospital Compare has transitioned into Care Compare, ...

How Hospice Keeps Patients Home for the Holidays
How Hospice Keeps Patients Home for the Holidays
November 29, 2020

While the 2020 holiday season may look a little different given COVID-19, we can all agree that people want to be home with their loved ones if at all ...

For Those Living with Alzheimer’s Dementia, Hospice Timing is Everything
For Those Living with Alzheimer’s Dementia, Hospice Timing is Everything
November 02, 2020

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month- a time to de-stigmatize this disease and work to support those suffering from its effects. When is the right ...

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