3 Keys to Hospice Oversight Preparation

When hospice providers are being investigated not just by CMS but the FBI, the stakes for compliance are higher than ever. In May of 2024, the federal law enforcement agency placed its spotlight on the rising number of complaints about hospice fraud, in which hospices participate in signing up seniors for care without the seniors’ […]

3 Stats That Reveal the ROI of Outsourcing

Jacqueline Ralph-Blair wasn’t just looking to the next few quarters when she decided to outsource intake services. She was looking at the next three quarters of a century. “For our 2024 strategic plan, we had to focus on how to be sustainable and have a sustainable foundation to be here for the next 75 years,” […]

Innovations Shaping Hospice Clinician Satisfaction 

There’s a story Donnette Threats likes to tell when she thinks about hospice care and the meaning of time. It’s a story about helping clinicians spend more time bedside. As the Director of Product Management – Hospice at Homecare Homebase, Threats thinks often about what drives clinician satisfaction in hospice, and what innovations hospice providers […]

Where is The Growth? 3 Steps to Reactivate Your Hospice

The business of hospice is changing daily. Melynda Lee sees it. As consulting director for tech-enabled post-acute and behavioral health solutions provider SimiTree, Lee saw the industry’s expansion in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors prior to the pandemic, and has seen its regression since. The way out, she says, and the way up, is […]

Voices: Todd Austin, President, HCP

This article is sponsored by HCP. In this Voices interview, Hospice News sits down with Todd Austin, President of HCP, to learn the strategies that hospice providers can use right now to improve staff engagement, not just with the aim of keeping staff members in their own hospice agencies, but more broadly in the industry […]

Voices: Ealia Washington, PharmD, BCGP, BCACP, Sr. Director, IPU Operations, Enclara Pharmacia

This article is sponsored by Enclara. In this Voices interview, Hospice News sits down with Ealia Washington, Sr. Director of IPU Operations at Enclara Pharmacia, to learn the ins and outs of the inpatient unit hospice, or IPU. Washington shares her experiences leading Enclara’s round-the-clock IPU support team and notes how Enclara is helping IPU […]

Voices: Melissa Kozak, RN, BSN, Co-Founder and President, CitusHealth

This article is sponsored by CitusHealth. In this Voices interview, Hospice News sits down with Melissa Kozak, Co-founder and President of CitusHealth, to learn the next level of family engagement through technology in hospice care. She also shares why, now more than ever, the care staff must be connected — and how technology can help. […]

Voices: Karen Bergenholtz, Senior Director, Implementation & Education, Enclara Pharmacia

This article is sponsored by Enclara. In this Voices interview, Hospice News sits down with Karen Bergenholtz, Senior Director, Implementation & Education at Enclara Pharmacia, to learn about the top challenges facing hospice leaders and nurses in the year ahead and what facilities are doing to overcome them. She also discusses the impact of the […]