Alleo Health Launches Palliative Care Initiative for Cardiac Patients

Tennessee-based Alleo Health System, the parent company of Hospice of Chattanooga and Palliative Care Services, has developed a hospice and palliative care program customized for cardiac disease patients, dubbed the Heart Touch Journey Program. Among the program’s goals is reducing hospitalizations and readmissions among patients suffering from diseases of the heart and allow them to […]

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 […]

9/11 Survivors Turning To Hospice Care

Hospices have grown adept at caring for the unique needs of special populations such as pediatric patients and veterans, but more and more are encountering patients whose illnesses stem from exposures to toxic substances in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in […]

Tennessee Hospice Forms Multi-state Health System

Tennessee-based Hospice of Chattanooga has rebranded its network of hospice and palliative care providers as Alleo Health System. “Over the last few years, Hospice of Chattanooga has experienced tremendous growth as we have expanded both in geographic reach and scope of services,” Tracy Wood, president and CEO of Hospice of Chattanooga said. “As we continue […]