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Hospice is so much more…

It saddens me to realize the continued misunderstanding of the true meaning, benefits, and value of hospice care. I recently read a blog post by Alan Cato, MD on KevinMD.com entitled, “The problem of hospice in nursing homes.” Cato commented on “boutique care being driven by entrepreneurial interests,” and stated, “In the nursing homes, hospice […]

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Homecare Needs a Voice

Last week, I had the privilege of joining homecare and hospice representatives from all across the country in a “March on Washington” to meet with congressional leaders and discuss issues of healthcare policy reform and its effects on our industry. Some of the things we lobbied for included fighting cuts to our Medicare budget and […]

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