Inpatient Hospice Care
- Hospice as continuation of care, not just end of the road. // Hospice Management Advisor;Jul2007, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p82
The article focuses on the benefits which hospice offers to their patients in the U.S. According to Richard Payne, director of the Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life at Duke University Divinity School, patients at end of life who may benefit from the offerings of hospice faced problems on...
- Hospice provides peace for the terminally ill. Phagan-Hansel, Kim // Wyoming Business Report;Apr2010, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p10
The article discusses the health care option that hospices provide. It states that in Gillete, Wyoming, the Hospice and Hospitality House is being prepared and will have six Hospice rooms and five hospitality rooms. The article explains that in Cody, Wyoming, a Hospice facility is due to launch...
- Beware Claiming Therapy As Unrelated To Hospice. // Eli's Home Care Week;3/5/2012, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p71
The article provides an answer to a question regarding the legality of providing Medicare Part B therapy to hospice patients in the U.S.
- Calls for Reform to the U.S. Hospice System. Noe, Kelly; Smith, Pamela; Younis, Mustafa // Ageing International;Jun2012, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p228
The purpose of this paper is to provide a historical perspective of the hospice system within the U.S. In addition, this paper discusses current trends within the U.S. hospice system and provides a platform for discussion about the future of the system in terms of policy standards. The more than...
- Access to Home-Based Hospice Care for Rural Populations: Identification of Areas Lacking Service. Virnig, Beth A.; Haijun Ma; Hartman, Lacey K.; Moscovice, Ira; Carlin, Bradley // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Dec2006, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p1292
Background: Many persons dying of cancer enroll in home-based hospice prior to death. It is established in the literature that persons in rural settings are less likely to use hospice than persons living in urban areas. We examine whether this is due, in part, to a lack of hospice providers...
- Hospices and NHPCO are preparing for anticipated COPs before the final rule. // Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2007, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p85
The article reports on the challenges faced by hospices and the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in the U.S. with the new Medicare conditions of participation (COP). One of the challenges is encouraging patients to respond to questions. Meanwhile, hospices leaders share...
- Hospice Care Underused. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Apr2002, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p5
Provides information on hospice care.
- You're Not Alone: Tap Compliance Plan Resources. // Eli's Hospice Insider;Sep2010, Vol. 3 Issue 9, pp69
The article suggests the need to have a compliance plan guidance when updating or crafting the compliance plan of a hospice facility.
- Question: Who is Hospice for? // Free Press (Buda, TX);10/ 3/2012, Vol. 110 Issue 27, p4A
The article provides an answer to a question regarding those persons which can receive hospice care.