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Nursing Scores High Points for Care

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However, urgent care centers, which have become much more broadly available, did notch up a few percentage points since 2003. Hospitals, which 70 percent of the public said provided quality health care in 2003 (and even up to 72 percent in 2010), have dropped down to 58 percent with the latest poll.

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Hospice CEO, Chief Compliance Officer Collaborations Key to Quality

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Ervin joined Avow Hospice in 2003, working in various clinical and non-clinical roles. Part of the organization’s restructuring included a close look at how executive and compliance teams collaborate, Roa said. Since his ascension, Avow Hospice has hired a new chief compliance officer and senior vice president of engagement, Kerri Ervin.

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Keys to Discussing ‘Hard Realities’ in Pediatric Advance Care Planning Conversations

Hospice News

Researchers reviewed electronic medical record data for nearly 2,000 adolescents and young adults who died between 2003 and 2019. When their last documented goals of care were evaluated, 69% of these patients chose care that focused on palliation, the study found.

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Community Education Crucial to Improving Hospice Access Among Unhoused Populations

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On a national scale, roughly half of homeless single adults in the United States are 50 or older, a rise from an estimated 37% in 2003, reported the American Society on Aging. Seniors 65 and older make up the “fastest growing age group” of homeless populations, the report indicated.

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Choice Health Acquires Private Duty Company Instant Care, Enters Arizona Market

Hospice News

Established in 2003, Instant Care of Arizona provides in-home senior care and caregiving support to patients and their families in Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, among 15 other cities throughout the Maricopa County area. The transaction also gives Choice its first foothold in the Grand Canyon State.

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Choice Health CEO Jackson: Instant Care Deal an Extraordinary Opportunity in Non-Medical Home Care

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Established in 2003, Instant Care of Arizona provides in-home senior care and caregiving support to patients and their families in Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, among 15 other cities throughout the Maricopa County area.

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The Ask-Tell-Ask Approach in Four Steps

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