California Hospice Network Restructures, Readies for Value-Based Care

California Hospice Network (CHN), a coalition of nonprofit hospices in that state, is restructuring its leadership and operations and working hard to prepare for the entry of hospice into value-based payment programs in 2021, such as Medicare Advantage. Three California-based hospices — the Elizabeth Hospice in San Diego, Mission Hospice & Home Care in San […]

CEO Cathy Conway: The Business of Hospice Is Changing

Cathy Conway, chief mission officer for the Hospice of Santa Cruz County will take over as the organization’s CEO effective June 1, following the retirement of current chief executive Michael Milward, who has led the organization since 2012. The organization’s board unanimously approved Conway’s ascension after a rigorous national search and extensive interviews with potential […]

Nonprofit Hospice Coalition Expands in Ohio

A rising number of nonprofit hospices are forming regional affiliations in an effort to remain competitive with large for-profit players in the space. One of the originators of this practice, Ohio’s Hospice, is seeing steady growth, engaging new member organizations and a completing a substantial renovation of its headquarters in Washington Township, Ohio.  Coalitions such […]

Three California Hospices Form Statewide Partnership

Three California-based hospices — the Elizabeth Hospice in San Diego, Mission Hospice & Home Care in San Mateo and Hospice of Santa Cruz County — have formed a strategic partnership called the California Hospice Network to support the growth of community-based hospice care throughout their state.  Though each network member will remain a distinct, independent […]