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Key Research Trends: Telehealth Impacts, Global Gaps in Hospice, Goal-Concordant Care

Hospice News

Research trends can help hospice providers improve their understanding around the impacts of their services and where quality gaps may exist. This article details recent key research findings on hospice care, including the effects of telehealth utilization among terminally ill pediatric patients, along with barriers to improved goal-concordant end-of-life care in Asia, Canada and Europe.

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He’s BAACK: The Caregiver Curmudgeon

Today's Caregiver

When we created Today’s Caregiver magazine , there were very few voices in the wilderness talking about the issue of family caregiving.


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Nurse Scientists: Leading Nursing Innovation and Scholarship 

Daily Nurse

As a profession, nursing is often viewed as both an art and a science. On the one hand, there’s the art of communication, connection, emotional and relational intelligence, and navigating the multifaceted aspects of the nurse-patient relationship and the collaborative nature of care delivery. On the other hand, we have the science of nursing and the deep well of intellectual savvy and scientific insight that serve as the underpinnings of evidence-based care and a constantly expanding body of nur

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EBN Highlight – International Nurses Day 2024: Increased and sustainable investment in nurses and nursing is key to the health and wellbeing of our nations.

Evidence-Based Nursing - BMJ blogs

The focus of this years’ International Nurses Day (ICN) is Our Nurses. Our Future. The economic power of care. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) states that: “ Despite being the backbone of health care, nursing often faces financial constraints and societal undervaluation. IND 2024 aims to reshape perceptions, demonstrating how strategic investment in nursing can bring considerable economic and societal benefits.

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The Cost of Inefficient Communication in Home Care & Beyond

This eBook explores the critical issues of using consumer-grade messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS in healthcare, especially home care. It highlights the negative impacts on patient care quality, data security, and HIPAA compliance and provides practical solutions to enhance communication efficiency! You will learn how to: Consolidate Messaging Platforms: Streamline communication by reducing the use of multiple apps, improving efficiency in patient care.

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10 Self-Care Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Caring Senior Service

A quarter of adults in the United States are part of the "sandwich generation." This generation juggles multiple roles as they simultaneously raise their kids and care for aging parents. With so many responsibilities to juggle, adults in this generation may neglect their health and well-being.

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Building Bridges, Not Walls: Promoting Cultural Competence & Humility in Nursing

Minority Nurse

Given the diversity in our world today, take a moment and ask yourself: Are you a culturally competent nurse or nursing student? Do you demonstrate cultural humility? You may have explored the concepts of cultural competence and humility in nursing school, but let’s take it a step further and consider how to apply these concepts in everyday interactions with members of diverse groups and communities.

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2024 AAHPM Emerging Leader Kara Bischoff, MD

AAHPM (American Academy of Hospice and Palliative)

Kara Bischoff, MD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute AAHPM reached out to the 2024 Emerging Leaders to gain insight into what motivated them to pursue leadership positions and what they find more fulfilling in their experiences. Kara Bischoff, MD has been recognized as one of the exceptional individuals chosen as a 2024 AAHPM Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Care.

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Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Nurse Nacole

Category: Fundamentals Although CPR is widely taught to healthcare personnel, the importance of high-quality CPR cannot be stressed enough. High-quality CPR immediately before defibrillation increases the chance of successful restoration of circulation.

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2024 AAHPM Visionary Justin Baker, MD FAAP FAAHPM

AAHPM (American Academy of Hospice and Palliative)

Justin Baker, MD FAAP FAAPM Standford and St. Jude Children’s Hospital AAHPM reached out to the 2024 Visionaries to gain insight into what motivated them to pursue leadership positions and what they find more fulfilling in their experiences. Justin Baker, MD FAAP FAAHPM has been recognized as one of the exceptional individuals chosen as a 2024 AAHPM Visionaries in Hospice and Palliative Care.

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Hypertension? Home Health Can Help

Traditions Health

If you’ve been recently diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension), you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , nearly half of American adults have it, yet only a quarter have it under control. May is High Blood Pressure Education Month and the perfect time to think about getting your blood pressure under control – including finding ways to manage it at home.

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The Ultimate Guide to Improving Caregiver Engagement & Retention

Want to learn how to retain your caregivers & improve caregiver retention X3? The home care industry is experiencing turnover rates of over 80%. How are you ensuring your agency is retaining caregivers? This FREE eBook from Smartcare Software is packed with industry secrets needed to keep your caregivers happy, engaged, and retained, unlocking the full potential of your agency.