Reducing the Administrative Burden: A Win-Win for Hospice Care

Hospice providers are leveraging technology to build greater efficiency into their workflows and, in turn, aid with recruitment and retention. Providers have increasingly sought methods for streamlining clinical teams’ administrative tasks, for instance, including time spent on documentation. This lean toward efficiency reflects larger trends in the industry as the labor pool dwindles. Without more […]

Evaluating Alternate Payment Models in Hospice and Palliative Care

This article is sponsored by Netsmart. This article is based on a Hospice News discussion with Daniel Schwartz, Chief Strategy Officer at Elara Caring, Devin Woodley, VP of Managed Care Contracting and B2B Sales at VNS Health, Gavin Baumgardner, VP and National Medical Director for Complex and Palliative care at Amedisys, and Anthony Spano, Director […]

HSPN ELEVATE: The Common Thread Linking Documentation, Satisfaction, and Revenue Protection

This article is sponsored by nVoq. This article is based on a Hospice News discussion with Jason Banks, vice president of post-acute business development at nVoq. This discussion took place on September 7, 2023 during the Hospice News ELEVATE Conference. The article below has been edited for length and clarity. Hospice News: Today we will […]

HSPN ELEVATE: Hospice Clinical Innovation Trends

This article is sponsored by Axxess. This article is based on a Hospice News discussion with Faith Protsman, regional medical director at VITAS Healthcare, Raianne Melton, senior clinical manager of professional service at Axxess, and Cheryl Hamilton Fried, president & CEO at Blue Ridge Hospice. This discussion took place on September 7, 2023 during the […]

Hospice News Palliative Care: How to Keep Your High-Valued Clinicians From Becoming Full-Time Note Takers

This article is sponsored by nVoq. This article is based on a discussion with Jason Banks, Post-Acute Business Development Vice President for nVoq. The conversation took place on April 20, 2023 during the Hospice News Palliative Care Conference. The article below has been edited for length and clarity. Hospice News: We’re going to talk about […]

Hospice Palliative Care: Palliative Care in CMMI Programs

This article is sponsored by Axxess. This article is based on a discussion with Fred Bentley, Managing Director for Medicare Innovation and ATI Advisory, Allison Silvers, Chief of Healthcare Transformation at the Center to Advance Palliative Care and Ryan Klaustermeier, Vice President of Professional Services at Axxess. The conversation took place on April 20, 2023 […]

Fireside Chat with Contessa and Netsmart

This article is sponsored by Netsmart. This article is based on a discussion with Anthony Spano, Director of Client Development at Netsmart and Nikki Davis, Vice President of Palliative Care Programs at Contessa Health. The conversation took place on April 20, 2023, during the Hospice News Palliative Care Conference. The article below has been edited […]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Palliative Care Organizations

This article is sponsored by Axxess. The article is based on a webinar hosted by Zaundra Ellis, Vice President of Hospice Solutions at Axxess with input from Cristina Montanez, Care Advocate and Lead Educator at Hospice of the North Coast and Dr. Jennifer Kennedy, VP for Quality and Standards at Community Health Accreditation Program. The […]

Hospice News ELEVATE: Fireside Chat with Netsmart

This article is sponsored by Netsmart. This article is based on a Hospice News discussion with Maria Warren, Vice President of Clinical Consulting at Netsmart that took place at the Hospice News Elevate Conference in Chicago. The article below has been edited for length and clarity. Hospice News: I am here with Maria Warren and […]

Hospice News ELEVATE: Fireside Chat with IntellaTriage

This article is sponsored by IntellaTriage. This article is based on a Hospice News discussion with Daniel Reese, CEO of IntellaTriage at the Hospice News Elevate Conference in Chicago. The article below has been edited for length and clarity. Hospice News: I am pleased to welcome Daniel Reese, CEO of IntellaTriage. IntellaTriage is a telephone […]