June , 2012
LOCAL HOSPICE ORGANIZATION SELECTED FOR HOSPICE PILOT DATA COLLECTION PROJECT
Hospice of the Miami Valley, serving the greater Dayton area volunteered for and was one of only nine hospices selected nationwide by RTI International, a contractor for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in a pilot to test the collection of specific data items for hospice quality measures. This is part of the national effort mandated by the Affordable Care Act to develop a ...Read More →
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a time when hospices across the country focus special attention on educating their communities about End-of-Life Care.
To mark this annual celebration, The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in Washington, DC started the tradition of creating a “National Hospice Quilt” 12 years ago.
Why a Quilt?
Historically, quilting was a time for communities to share creativity, stories and memories. Quilts were made for special occasions like celebrating the arrival of a newborn, or to ...Read More →
Hospice of the Miami Valley Serving Patients, Families in Springfield Area
Hospice care is on the rise: more than 1.58 million Americans that were diagnosed with life-limiting illnesses were cared for by hospices across the nation last year. This growth is being felt in the Ohio’s Miami Valley as well. As the need increases, local hospice providers must also rise to meet growing patient and family needs.
Patients and their families in the Springfield area now have a new ...Read More →