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New Amedisys CEO Ashworth Bullish on Contessa, Palliative Care

Hospice News

As Amedisys Inc. NASDAQ: AMED) sees a changing of the guard in its C-suite, the company will not be slowing down on palliative care. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based home health and hospice provider recently picked former Walgreens Co. President Richard Ashworth as its next CEO.

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Celebrating the Value of Specialty Nursing Certification on Certified Nurses Day 

Daily Nurse

AACN joins hospitals and healthcare organizations in recognizing certified nurses for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to excellence in the care of patients and families as part of Certified Nurses Day , Sunday, March 19.

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Hospices Increasingly Invest in Environmental Sustainability

Hospice News

More hospices are going green, making short-term investments to cultivate long-term sustainability. While some environmental initiatives come with substantial upfront costs, providers expect to see returns through reduced energy and fuel costs, as well as recruitment and retention in some cases.

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From paperwork to profit: 4 methods to optimize home care billing & payroll 


In a 2022 survey by AlayaCare and HHCN, agencies identified that in order to respond to the 40-year inflation high they plan on improving efficiencies in existing workflows which include automating paper processes, invoices, and billing.

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The Ultimate Guide to Improving Caregiver Engagement & Retention

Want to learn how to retain your caregivers & improve caregiver retention X3? Get expert advice from Smartcare Software — a complete home care EMR company leading the industry in caregiver hiring and retention tools — and download The Ultimate Guide to Improve Caregiver Engagement & Retention for FREE.

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Recognizing Certified Nurses Day on March 19

Minority Nurse

The annual recognition of Certified Nurses Day on March 19 honors the nurses who go the extra step to achieve certification in their specialties. But the day also helps raise awareness in the nursing community about the importance of certification and the benefits it brings to a nursing career.

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Palace of Care – Fathers and Sons 3


Photo by Vanessa on Unsplash Generations of his family came together to join the bedside vigil. Grandchildren who were out of town came home to see the beloved ol’ fella. His cheeky smile was still there to greet them all but with each day his energy levels decreased. He needed to sleep more.

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BCEN Celebrates Certified Nurses Day

Daily Nurse

In celebration of Certified Nurses Day on March 19, the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN) launched a Certified Nurses Day web page with nurse recognition resources plus basic information about specialty certification for patients, families, and healthcare consumers.

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Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Nurse Nacole

Category: Fundamentals Capsaicin's most common adverse event is burning. The burning typically subsides within days of continual use. Due to the initial release of substance P, patients may experience some pain with initial use and should be advised to expect this. Daily Tips Fundamentals

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