Nurse Residency Program at MedStar Washington Hospital Center Earns Prestigious Re-accreditation from CCNE 

Daily Nurse

It is the only CCNE-accredited nurse residency program in the nation’s capital, and more than 2,500 new graduate nurses have participated in the nurse residency program since its inception in 2012.

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The Psychological Effect of a Hospital Stay on Seniors

Caring Senior Service

In fact, a 2012 study from Neurology suggested that the risk for cognitive declines more than doubles for seniors after a hospital stay. While time in the hospital can help a senior physically, it can have adverse effects on their mental health. Treatment can turn to trauma. The stress of a hospital stay can ultimately result in a decline of an elderly patient's mental and physical health, slowing down their long-term recovery, well-being, and quality of life.

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How To Create Treasured End Of Life Memories With The 3 Wishes Program, Episode 129

The Heart of Hospice

Dr. Neville joined the faculty in the UCLA Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care in 2012 and is both a clinician and a researcher. Than Neville is talking with us about the benefits of granting end of life wishes through the 3 Wishes Program at UCLA Health. In 2017, she co-founded the 3 Wishes … Continue reading "How To Create Treasured End Of Life Memories With The 3 Wishes Program, Episode 129".

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The Pennant Group Taps Guerisoli as New CEO

Hospice News

Guerisoli joined Pennant in 2012 and until August the company’s president and COO. Brent Guerisoli effective August 1 will become CEO of The Pennant Group, Inc. NASDAQ: PNTG). Current CEO Daniel Walker will retire from the position but remain board chairman.

Excel Hospice Owner Sentenced to 18 Years for Fraud, Kickbacks

Hospice News

The state sharpened its gaze on the hospice space in the wake of two 2019 OIG reports showing that about 20% of hospices surveyed by regulators or accreditors between 2012 and 2016 had a condition-level deficiency that posed a serious patient safety risk.

Residential Hospice Acquires Two Providers in Missouri and Ohio

Hospice News

In 2012, the company purchased its first hospice provider, Celtic Healthcare. Michigan-headquartered Residential Hospice has acquired Comfort Hospice in Missouri and Grace Hospice in Ohio for undisclosed amounts.

Canyon Home Care & Hospice Acquires Uintah Basin

Hospice News

Canyon was established in 2012 and provides community-based home health, hospice, personal and pediatric care services through locations in Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho and Nevada.

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

Hospice News

Initially established in 2008 as a rehabilitation service provider, Choice expanded into home health during 2012 and later into hospice in 2018. Texas-headquartered Choice Health at Home has entered the personal care space with the acquisition of Instant Care of Arizona for an undisclosed sum.

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Canyon Home Care & Hospice Acquires Arizona Physician Practice

Hospice News

Established in 2012, Canyon’s service region stretches across locations in Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho and Nevada. “We Utah-headquartered Canyon Home Care & Hospice has acquired Arizona-based internal medicine practice Thomas G. Dallman, M.D., LLC for an undisclosed sum.

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

Hospice News

Choice entered the home health market in 2012 and stepped into hospice in 2018. Texas-based Choice Health at Home’s recent purchase of Instant Care of Arizona is bursting with long-term growth potential.

Contessa Launches JV with Memorial Hermann Health System

Hospice News

Census Bureau projects that seniors will comprise more than 20% of the state’s population by 2030, up 25% from 2012. Amedisys (NASDAQ: AMED) subsidiary Contessa Health has unveiled a new joint venture partnership with Texas-based Memorial Hermann Health System.

High Peaks Hospice celebrates 35 years by looking back at their beginning

High Peaks Hospice

Dr. David Merkel served as Medical Director of Hospice until his death in 2012. Ann Merkel and some of the group of original High Peaks Hospice founders gathered to create a video to document the story of High Peaks Hospice’s beginnings.

Risks Facing Nurse Practitioners Today

Minority Nurse

of all claims in the 2022 dataset, compared to 13% in the 2012 dataset. of all allegations against nurse practitioners and continue to be the leading allegation through 2012, 2017, and 2022 datasets. increase compared to the 2012 report.

Local Always Best Care Owner Expands Territory in Central North Carolina

Always Best Care Senior Services

Loy has been immersed in the Always Best Care business since 2012 when she began working at her mother’s Burlington location, which is now Always Best Care of Alamance-Guilford.

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Pallimed GeriPal Virtual Gathering 2021

Pallimed

When: Wednesday, Feb 17, 2012 Where: Zoom invite via email sent by email at 5p CT UPDATE: Invites have been sent. by Christian Sinclair ( @ctsinclair ) Short notice, but yes, there will be a Pallimed/GeriPal virtual party this year. Never missed a year! Have we planned a lot around this?

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Ep. 21 - A Day in the Life of a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care LPN

HPNA podcast

In addition, Shelly received the 2016 CHPLN of the year award and she became certified as an LPN in 2012. . In addition, Shelly received the 2016 CHPLN of the year award and she became certified as an LPN in 2012.

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Compassus Makes Moves in C-Suite; Workforce Retention at Core of AccentCare’s Leadership Change

Hospice News

Since joining the company in 2012, Templeton has served as senior vice president and chief of clinical operations. New COO Takes Helm at Compassus. Laura Templeton has risen through the ranks at Compassus, recently becoming its new COO and executive vice president.

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Undisclosed Conflicts of Interest by Physicians Creating the CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines: Bad Faith or Incompetence?

Pallimed

PROP and Chou petitioned the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to change opioid labeling in July 2012 (29, 30), but FDA rejected PROP’s call for a maximum daily dose of opioid analgesia of 100 morphine milligram equivalents (MME) based on a lack of supporting data (31). July 25, 2012.

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5 Ways to Build Your Network of Nursing Career Allies

Nurse Keith's Digital Doorway

Our other partner, Elizabeth Scala, found me on Twitter in 2012; she was looking for like-minded nurse entrepreneurs and allies. From 2012 until its sunset in 2017, Keith co-hosted RNFMRadio, a groundbreaking nursing podcast.

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Medicare Gives Hospice a Larger Pay Raise than Expected, but Less than Needed

1-800-HOSPICE

2012 May 1;30(3):163. On July 27, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a final rule giving hospice a 3.8% pay raise in 2023. This increases both the rate hospices will be paid for services and the cap on total reimbursement.

Blue Monarch CEO: Hospice Startup Seeks to Raise Bar on Quality

Hospice News

I became a registered nurse in 2012 and received my nurse practitioner degree in 2017.

Regulators Taking Aim at Hospice PE Backers

Hospice News

An estimated 16% of Medicare hospice enrollees received care from either a private equity-owned or a publicly traded hospice company in 2019, up from 11% in 2012, a recent study reported. Private equity firms are pouring investment dollars into hospices at a record pace.

Hospice, Dementia, and Quality of Life. Now We Know.

1-800-HOSPICE

2012 Aug 13;172(15):1133-42. In 1983, Medicare first designed the hospice benefit around the needs of people with cancer. Over the years, hospice increasingly served patients with a diversity of diagnoses.

Medicare’s Proposed 2023 Raise for Hospice is Only a Third of the Cost-of-Living Increase, Again

1-800-HOSPICE

2012 May 1;30(3):163. With a 2% Medicare payment sequestration looming over hospice since 2013, news of a much needed raise comes with a sigh of relief. In a move that would repeat the 2021 suspension of hospice sequestration , Medicare recently proposed a 2.7%

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Episode 19 - Palliative Nursing Acute to Post Acute Transitions in Care

HPNA podcast

. Palliative Nursing Acute to Post Acute Transitions in Care: Challenges and Opportunities. This episode of HPNA Podcast Corner welcomes guest Jennifer Gentry, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN.

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Lions, Gazelles, and Nurses

Nurse Keith's Digital Doorway

From 2012 until its sunset in 2017, Keith co-hosted RNFMRadio, a groundbreaking nursing podcast. Nursing has a hierarchy of power and experience just like any other profession; in fact, it also has a hierarchy that sometimes feels akin to the laws of survival on the savanna or in the jungle.

Musician Yoko Sen Reimagines the Sounds of the End

Solace

But her own stay in a hospital in 2012 inspired her to embark on a new mission. What would you like to hear in your last moments? Maybe the ocean pounding the surf, the breeze rustling the leaves of a nearby tree or perhaps the voice of someone you love.

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Peering into the Post-COVID Nursing Curriculum

Minority Nurse

Nursing education after COVID will rely more on technology and digital tools than ever. Simulation and online learning will be part and parcel of the curriculum for nursing students. It will also be more competency-based as the new AACN Essentials further integrate into nursing curriculums.

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Bluegrass Care Names Clinical Services COO, Hospice Maui Appoints New CEO

Hospice News

Coates joined the foundation in 2012 and has overseen a nearly 200% increase in overall funding for Hospice of the Northwest. Bluegrass Care Navigators names clinical services COO. Lexington, Ky.-based

5 Ways to Build Your Network of Nursing Career Allies

Minority Nurse

Our other partner, Elizabeth Scala, found me on Twitter in 2012; she was looking for like-minded nurse entrepreneurs and allies. In the course of your nursing career, you need allies who can support you in elevating and advancing your journey as a professional nurse.

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Keep a Hospital Go-Bag at the Ready

Chicago Caregiving

In old age, cognitive functioning tends to decline substantially after hospitalization even after controlling for illness severity and prehospital cognitive decline,” say researchers a 2012 study in the journal Neurology. No one wants to end up in the hospital.

Story of Resilience: “I Woke Up in Pain, In a Dark Room” – Then He Discovered Nursing

Minority Nurse

One day I sat down with [AMNP Pathway Director] Michael Mosley, MSN, CRNP, ANP-BC ( MSN 2012 ) and we talked about why he pushes us so hard to get the right answer and to understand why we got that answer,” Conville said. “He

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Demonstrate and Improve Cultural Competence in Nursing

Nurse.com

And in a 2021 Gallup poll , more individuals identified as a part of the LGBTQ+ community than in 2012. As the U.S. continues to diversify, so do patient populations.

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The "Shoulds" and "Coulds" of Your Nursing Career

Nurse Keith's Digital Doorway

From 2012 until its sunset in 2017, Keith co-hosted RNFMRadio, a groundbreaking nursing podcast. In the world of nurses and nursing, it can feel like we are told what we “should” do with our careers much more often than what we “could” do.

Trailblazers in Nursing History: Chinese-American Nurse Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, RN (Part One)

Minority Nurse

Individually and in small groups, these nurses disguised themselves as peasants and slipped past Japanese guards as they escaped from Hong Kong, making the 700-mile journey inland towards Kunming, the capital of Free China (Chung, Chung & Wong, 2012).

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Why Do Most People Receive Less Time in Hospice than Recommended?

1-800-HOSPICE

2012; 43 (4): 732- 738. Hospice sends nurses, aides, and other caregivers to the homes of patients with advanced, terminal illnesses. Expert consensus holds that people should receive hospice for three to six months.

Be Yourself, Nurses; Everyone Else is Taken

Nurse Keith's Digital Doorway

From 2012 until its sunset in 2017, Keith co-hosted RNFMRadio, a groundbreaking nursing podcast. Owning and stepping into your own genius as a nurse is important; and genius is, of course, relative for all nurses.

What Is Your Nursing "North Star"?

Nurse Keith's Digital Doorway

Way back on the November 12th, 2012 episode of my old podcast, RN.FM From 2012 until its sunset in 2017, Keith co-hosted RNFMRadio, a groundbreaking nursing podcast. Many nurses often refer to the profession of nursing as a "calling".

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Demonstrate and Improve Cultural Competence in Nursing

Nurse.com

And in a 2021 Gallup poll , more individuals identified as a part of the LGBTQ+ community than in 2012. As the U.S. continues to diversify, so do patient populations.

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In Job Interviews, Look for the Question Behind the Question

Nurse Keith's Digital Doorway

From 2012 until its sunset in 2017, Keith co-hosted RNFMRadio, a groundbreaking nursing podcast. Job interview questions. They can cause a whole host of feelings, including anxiety, stress, consternation, and a big old boatload of worry. What questions can I expect?

PROP’s Disproportionate Influence on U.S. Opioid Policy: The Harms of Intended Consequences

Pallimed

PROP Petition to the FDA on Opioid Labeling The Petition is Filed In its first effort to influence national opioid policy, in July 2012, PROP submitted a Petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling for a change in labeling of opioid analgesics (8). August 16, 2012.

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What Does Hospice Use Look Like in America Today?

1-800-HOSPICE

In 2012 , there were 5,560 sites (including satellite offices) and 3,950 Medicare-certified agencies. While the roots of hospice date back centuries , the American hospice industry began in full in 1982 when the federal government launched the first Medicare benefit for hospice. Over time, the diversity of diagnoses seen in hospice has grown steadily. On the other hand, utilization of available services at recommended levels has waxed and waned.

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The Nurse as Tireless Patient Advocate

Nurse Keith's Digital Doorway

From 2012 until its sunset in 2017, Keith co-hosted RNFMRadio, a groundbreaking nursing podcast. As highly respected healthcare professionals who often go above and beyond the call of duty, nurses are natural patient advocates.