Hospices Hustle to Staff Inpatient Units as Demand Grows

Hospices are working to strike a harmonious chord between increased demand for inpatient care and the workforce resources to support it. Some hospice providers have seen a rise in demand for inpatient care. While a number have been able to expand to address this need, others have had to shutter their inpatient programs due to […]

VITAS Opens New, Permanent Inpatient Unit at Florida Hospital

VITAS Healthcare, a subsidiary of Chemed Corp. (NYSE: CHEM), has expanded one of its inpatient hospice units in Florida. VITAS’ new hospice facility at Broward Health Coral Springs features 12 patient beds, a kitchen and a family room. The facility replaces a temporary unit with eight inpatient beds that VITAS began operating at the hospital […]

VITAS Grows Florida Footprint with 2 New Inpatient Hospice Centers

VITAS Healthcare, hospice subsidiary of Chemed Corp. (NYSE: CHEM), this week opened two inpatient facilities in Broward County, Florida. One unit is housed at the Broward Health Medical Center, the other at Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation, with VITAS expecting to care for upwards of 900 patients annually through the new centers. The inpatient unit at […]