Healthcare Quality is all About the Right Sticks and Carrots
Healthcare Quality is all About the Right Sticks and Carrots
October 12, 2021

The old story that the best way to make a donkey move is to put a carrot out in front of it and jab it with a stick from behind can be a helpful way to think ...

Cultural Considerations for Supporting Hispanic/LatinX Patients at the End of Life
Cultural Considerations for Supporting Hispanic/LatinX Patients at the End of Life
October 01, 2021

Since 1988, as a nation we’ve taken September 15 to October 15 to observe Hispanic Heritage Month. While we take this time to celebrate and learn more about ...

Learning How to Meet Patient Needs Through Trauma-Informed Care
Learning How to Meet Patient Needs Through Trauma-Informed Care
September 11, 2021

We need to understand our patients’ pasts so we can address their triggers.   Trauma-informed care (TIC) is a hot topic these days, and the coronavirus ...

Hospice Care Consultants are an Extension of Your Team
Hospice Care Consultants are an Extension of Your Team
August 18, 2021

Five ways to leverage hospice care consultants for your ease and the comfort of your patients. Hospice care is provided by an interdisciplinary team that ...

Setting Professional Boundaries Protects the Patient and Healthcare Provider
Setting Professional Boundaries Protects the Patient and Healthcare Provider
August 09, 2021

Professional boundaries within healthcare are established to set limits to the provider-patient relationship. They are informed or set by legal, ethical and ...

When Treatment Needs to be More Than Pharmacy, Music Therapy is There
When Treatment Needs to be More Than Pharmacy, Music Therapy is There
July 29, 2021

As recent events at the Tokyo Summer Olympics tell us, wellbeing and health aren’t just physical. As we enter our 18th month of the pandemic, Americans are ...

How to Work with Families Who Challenge Us
How to Work with Families Who Challenge Us
July 08, 2021

As healthcare providers, our goal is to support patients and their families through what can be a very difficult ordeal. We are meeting families sometimes at ...

Hospice Chaplains Bring Peace and Healing to Individuals and Their Communities
Hospice Chaplains Bring Peace and Healing to Individuals and Their Communities
May 04, 2021

Providing spiritual care to those near the end of life has benefits for individuals and healthcare providers. When individuals are journeying through severe or ...

How to Cope With the Death of a Patient or Resident
How to Cope With the Death of a Patient or Resident
March 08, 2021

Losing a patient or resident is hard. Even if you’ve previously experienced the loss of a longtime resident or patient, it can be hard to handle. When Mrs. ...

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