Hospice Buffalo Pursues Financially Sustainable Palliative Care

Hospices provide about 50% of the community-based palliative care in the United States, but these programs are often viewed as a loss leader. Hospice Buffalo has leveraged data and relationships with payers to create a growing palliative care program that feeds their bottom line while addressing patient needs. Stakeholders in the hospice space have recognized […]

Hospices Step Up Grief Care to Support Providers in Other Settings

By the nature of their work, hospice providers confront mortality more frequently than clinicians in other settings. As more clinicians in other health care settings, such as hospitals and nursing homes, encounter more patient deaths than ever before due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hospices are bringing their expertise in bereavement to support health care workers […]

Hospice Buffalo Expands Inpatient Capacity for COVID Patients

New York state-based Hospice Buffalo has expanded its inpatient operations to include a unit dedicated to COVID-19 patients. The hospice provider is also increasing the bereavement services it offers to the community. The hospice owned a 10-bed inpatient unit that had long been out of use following a move to a 22-bed unit on the […]