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Benefit for Pathways Children’s Healing Garden raises nearly $84,000

Pathways, serving Northern Colorado, is excited to announce that its 16th Annual A Vintage Affair event raised $83,919 to benefit its Children’s Healing Garden.
Source: NHPCO

  • Posted: October 11, 2017
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New Program will promote primary palliative care education for APRNs

Four national Palliative Care Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) externship sites have been selected as part of a new program.
Source: NHPCO

  • Posted: October 6, 2017
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EVALUATING AFTER-HOURS TRIAGE PROVIDERS FOR HOSPICE AND HOME HEALTH – Think about your needs, not the vendors!

In our continuing series on “Evaluating After-Hours Triage Vendors” we are posting this week on the subject of “Needs”.   One of the most important criteria for selecting a Nurse Based Phone Triage Service Provider has always been whether or not the vendor can satisfy and will to meet YOUR NEEDS.  Often times we hear that vendors are offering a discounted or automated “app based” triage service that costs less and …

  • Posted: October 2, 2017
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Fall NewsLine looks at inclusive care – IntellaTriage

The cover article in the Fall 2017 edition of NHPCO’s NewsLine focuses on LGBTQ inclusive hospice and palliative care.
Source: NHPCO

  • Posted: October 2, 2017
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The Spiritual Nature of Uncertainty Among Hospice Patients- IntellaTriage

People with protracted and life-limiting illness engage in end-of-life transitions as they prepare for death. The end of life is a time of mystery that elicits uncertainties in the form of questions, worries, and doubts. If not managed properly, uncertainties can contribute to emotional distress and feelings of lost control. Currently, uncertainty occurring at the end of life is underresearched. Phenomenology was used to explore the experience of uncertainty for …

  • Posted: September 30, 2017
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Suncoast Hospice Foundation Names Director of Philanthropy The Spiritual Nature of Uncertainty Among Hospice Patients- IntellaTriage

The Suncoast Hospice Foundation, a member of Empath Health, has named Carla Mattern Director of Philanthropy.
Source: NHPCO

  • Posted: September 29, 2017
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“Hospice in crisis”- IntellaTriage

Despite an unfortunate and misleading headline that appeared in Politico yesterday, “Hospice in crisis,” the article is actually a thoughtful look at what we as a provider community face in providing care for people at the end of life.
Source: NHPCO

  • Posted: September 28, 2017
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Recognizing outstanding physicians providing care at life’s end – IntellaTriage

Nominations are being sought for the 2018 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards.
Source: NHPCO

  • Posted: September 27, 2017
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What to look for when evaluating After-Hours Triage providers for Hospice and Home Health

Switching to a service provider for your after-hours triage can be a stressful task.  You are looking to a 3rd party to care and service your patients.  The care they receive translates to satisfaction and ultimately your revenue.  So when considering the benefits of a triage service you need to be sure you pick the best, most respected provider available. And this often means performing extensive due diligence.  Over the …

  • Posted: September 25, 2017
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One Last Visit to See My Hospice Patient – IntellaTriage

My patient’s daughter said I should probably come today, so I angled my umbrella into the downpour and didn’t lift it until I arrived at her building.
Source: NY Times

  • Posted: September 21, 2017
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