Trustbridge’s Brazzale: Demand Rising for Pediatric Hospice

As the public and clinicians learn more about the benefits of hospice and palliative care, demand is rising to serve patients outside of the senior population that tends to receive the most hospice care. This includes pediatric patients. Florida hospice care provider Trustbridge has seen the number of pediatric patients it serves increase four-to-six fold […]

Florida Excludes Hospice Workers from Early Vaccine Distribution

The State of Florida has not included hospice or other clinicians who serve patients in the home from the early rounds of distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. Stakeholders say the delay puts hospice workers, their families and patients at risk and interferes with access to care. Hospice care requires close personal contact with multiple patients […]

Trustbridge Launches New DME Distribution Facility

Hospice provider Trustbridge, operating in Broward and Palm Beach counties in Florida, has opened a new new medical distribution facility that will enable the hospice to expand its operations and expedite delivery of supplies and equipment to patients. The facility will serve as a satellite location to a larger, existing distribution center in Palm Beach […]

Navigating the Post-COVID Hospice Telehealth Landscape

As stakeholders in the hospice space call on the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to permanently extend temporary telehealth flexibilities following the COVID-19 national emergency, hospice providers are increasingly looking ahead to potential long-term impacts. Hospice organizations have much to consider as the future of telehealth post-COVID drives rising demand for virtual […]

Florida Hospices Ensure Continuity of Care During Hurricane Season

Hospices in hurricane zones each year face the complex task of ensuring they can continue operations and support patients in their homes in the aftermath of a potentially catastrophic storm. Hospices in Florida recently contended with Category 5 Hurricane Dorian, while the region experienced minimal damage from that storm, providers were standing ready to see […]