Ohio’s Hospice Expands Community-Based Bereavement Care

Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare has expanded its bereavement programming beyond patient families and into the larger community. The Pathways of Hope program was recently introduced to the hospice’s service regions and surrounding areas, extending grief support and additional services to anyone experiencing loss. Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare is an affiliate of Ohio’s Hospice, a regional partnership of […]

Ohio’s Hospice Ramps Up Staff Support During COVID-19

As health care workers of all stripes strain under the pressures brought on by the pandemic, Ohio’s Hospice and Pure Healthcare are collaborating on an initiative to combat stress and enhance staff health and wellness. The program, called Cope & Hope, is available to the full staff of all Ohio’s Hospice member agencies. The program’s […]

Hospice Collaboratives Form Nationwide Joint Venture

Teleios Collaborative Network (TCN) and the National Hospice Cooperative (NHC) have created a joint venture that promises to further scale their regional partnership model to nonprofit hospices nationwide. TCN and NHC are collaborative networks of affiliated hospice and palliative care providers that partner to share best practices, centralize some back office functions, build more efficient […]

Ohio’s Hospice Launches Pure Healthcare with New Facility, Care Model

Ohio’s Hospice, a group of 10 affiliated providers located throughout that state, has launched a new venture called Pure Healthcare, featuring a three-story facility as well as an innovative care model designed to support quality of life and for seriously ill patients, allowing them to age in place. The 36,000-square-foot facility is located on the […]

Enclara, Ohio’s Hospice Collaborate on Medication Efficiency

Enclara Pharmacia, a provider of PBM services for hospice and palliative care, is partnering with Ohio’s Hospice to build efficiencies into the organization’s medication management processes. Ohio’s Hospice will use Enclara’s E3 Mobile application, which is interoperable with the organizations electronic medical records system, clinicians, and the pharmacy. The application is designed to reduce necessary […]

Nonprofit Hospice Coalition Expands in Ohio

A rising number of nonprofit hospices are forming regional affiliations in an effort to remain competitive with large for-profit players in the space. One of the originators of this practice, Ohio’s Hospice, is seeing steady growth, engaging new member organizations and a completing a substantial renovation of its headquarters in Washington Township, Ohio.  Coalitions such […]

Three California Hospices Form Statewide Partnership

Three California-based hospices — the Elizabeth Hospice in San Diego, Mission Hospice & Home Care in San Mateo and Hospice of Santa Cruz County — have formed a strategic partnership called the California Hospice Network to support the growth of community-based hospice care throughout their state.  Though each network member will remain a distinct, independent […]

Nonprofit Hospices Fight to Compete with For-Profit Chains

Nonprofit hospices have been bleeding market share for several years—but are not going gentle into that good night. Rather, many nonprofits are adapting to compete with large for-profit providers that are entering the space in greater numbers. In the 1980s and 90s nonprofits provided virtually all hospice care in the United States, but the balance […]