CAPC’s Meier: Design a Copernican Health Care System

Diane Meier, MD, director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, has said that the United States must adapt to a “Copernican health care system,” in which care revolves around the patient, in order to meet the growing demand for home-based hospice and palliative care and better serve patients. A Copernican health care system, named […]

Valor’s New CEO: Focus on Compliance and Outcomes

Patients of Arizona-based Valor Health had an unexpected visitor in early March—CEO Dan Peterson, who recently had a chance to make rounds with his company’s interdisciplinary care team. “It was great to be so close to the clinical team and see the passion they bring to patient care,” Peterson told Hospice News. “I love working […]

Interim HealthCare CEO on the Future of Hospice

Since being named President and CEO of Florida-based Interim HealthCare in January, Jennifer Sheets has spent a lot of time on the road, visiting the franchise owners who comprise Interim’s network of 325 hospice, home health care, and other home-based health service locations. Interim’s franchise business model is unique in health care. Franchise owners in […]

NAHC’s Dombi: ‘Balance Business with Mission’

From Medicare advantage, a rapidly changing health care landscape, and burgeoning demand for care in a time of severe staffing shortages, William Dombi, president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice has been a front-line advocate on the most pressing issues staring down hospice providers in today’s marketplace. Prior to his keynote address […]