After ‘Extensive’ Search, The Denver Hospice Names New President

The Denver Hospice – an affiliate of the Care Synergy network – has named a new president. The end-of-life care provider announced the hiring of Ernesto Lopez on July 11. The hospice veteran officially takes over as The Denver Hospice’s president on Aug. 21, according to the organization. “We know [Lopez] will make a significant […]

New CMOs for Hospice of the Chesapeake, Care Synergy; HopeWest Taps New VP

Hospice of the Chesapeake Appoints New CMO Maryland-based Hospice of the Chesapeake recently named Dr. Marny Fetzer as its new chief medical officer. Fetzer is currently system medical director for palliative care and hospice services at Illinois-based Ascension Health. She will step into the role at Hospice of the Chesapeake in July, alongside seeking a […]

Sangre de Cristo Taps New CEO, YoloCares Names Palliative Care Director

New CEO Takes Reigns at Sangre de Cristo Community Care Colorado-based Sangre de Cristo Community Care named Melinda Egging as its new CEO. Egging will oversee operations of the hospice, home health and palliative care organization. This marks her return to the organization. She served as director of compliance for Sangre de Cristo Hospice & […]

Enhabit Appoints General Counsel; The Denver Hospice Gets New Medical Director

Enhabit Names General Counsel Home health and hospice provider Enhabit, Inc. (NYSE-EHAB) announced that Dylan Black will be joining as its legal general counsel, effective this month. Black has more than 24 years of legal experience working at publicly traded companies. He most recently served as a partner at Bradley, Arant, Boult, Cummings LLP, where […]

Care Synergy Becomes National Center for Johns Hopkins’ CAPABLE Program

The hospice, palliative care, and home health network Care Synergy has become the national center for the Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) program, developed by Johns Hopkins University. CAPABLE is a patient-directed initiative designed to keep seniors in their homes through interventions designed to improve mobility, function, and quality of […]

Colorado VNA Rebrands, Completes Halcyon Integration

The Colorado Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) recently updated both its mission statement and logo to reflect the organization’s increased integration of hospice, palliative and bereavement into its service line. This move comes as the provider completes the integration of Halcyon Hospice & Palliative Care, which ceased operations in August 2020 and was absorbed into Colorado […]

Colorado Care Synergy Collaborative Part of a Growing Trend in Hospice

A group of nonprofit hospice, home health, and palliative care providers have formed a collaborative network to support, sustain and grow their services across Colorado. Collaborations such as these have been vital for many smaller hospices to remain competitive with larger players in the space and to maintain eligibility for value-based payment programs such as […]

The Denver Hospice Leverages Technology Inpatient Center Upgrades

The Denver Hospice in Colorado is renovating its Inpatient Care Center at Lowry. The upgrades include a new medication delivery system and additional beds within a recently-added negative pressure wing designed to treat patients with infectious disease. Founded in 1978, The Denver Hospice provides care to more than 4,000 hospice patients and 1,200 palliative care […]