[UPDATED] Two Hospice Providers in the Carolinas Region to Merge

Hospice Cleveland County in North Carolina is merging with Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region. The combined company will serve 23 counties throughout North Carolina and South Carolina. In conjunction with the merger, the hospices are creating a philanthropic foundation that will support area nonprofits, educational institutions and work by government agencies. Hospice Cleveland County […]

Hospices Hitting Barriers to Integrating Behavioral Health

Advocates have increasingly called for expanded resources to address mental health issues and substance use problems (SUPs) among hospice patients to improve delivery and quality of their care. However, limited research is available for hospice providers looking to integrate psychiatric or mental health services. An estimated 5 to 8 million older adults in the United […]

North Carolina Nonprofit Hospices Merge

The Hospice of Randolph County (HRC) and Hospice of the Piedmont (HOP), both in North Carolina, will merge effective Sept. 30, the second large nonprofit hospice merger in the region this year. HRC will continue doing business as Hospice of Randolph County, a subsidiary of Hospice of Piedmont, pending regulatory approvals and approval from the […]