Top 10 Largest Hospice Providers of 2020

Despite facing forceful pandemic-related headwinds from COVID-19, mergers and acquisitions and organic growth are fueling market share growth among the organizations listed in the LexisNexis 2020 Top Hospice Providers report. VITAS Healthcare, a subsidiary of Chemed Corp. (NYSE: CHE), led the charge as the largest hospice provider in the United States last year, with 4.42% […]

Chapters Health CEO: Give Smaller Hospices What They Need to Survive

Post-acute provider Chapters Health System has introduced two unique business models designed to help legacy hospices leverage shared resources to improve financial viability and stave off acquisitions from larger organizations. The company designed the Chapter Health Managed Service Organization (MSO) program largely in response to widespread consolidation in the hospice space. A second model, Chapters […]

Hospices Leverage Technology to Continue Children’s Grief Services

Hospice providers have been redesigning bereavement care programs due to the need for social distancing during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, shifting from in-person to virtual grief support. As summer picks up steam, some organizations are also taking their grief camp programs for children online. LifePath Hospice and Good Shepherd Hospice took their annual weekend grief […]

Chapters Health Works with Distillery on Hospice Hand Hygiene Supplies

Chapters Health System has partnered with Port Richey, Fla.-based The Point Distillery to help address ongoing hand sanitizer shortages for their hospice staff.  Hospices and other health care providers have been plagued with widespread supply shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic. Providers have been in dire need of additional supplies, with personal protective equipment (PPE) and […]

Chapters Health System Doubles Hospice Footprint in Florida

The Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration has awarded a certificate of need to Tampa-based Chapters Health System that will double the nonprofit provider’s hospice presence in that state. “At Chapters Health, we are always looking for opportunities to increase and expand access to quality health care for a greater number of individuals in our communities […]