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56 min ago | American Thinker

Should Medicare cover end-of-life discussions between patients and doctors?

Should the government pay for end-of-life consultations with doctors once a year? Many on the right fear a slippery slope where such discussions could someday encourage patients to reject advanced care options which might prolong life.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Medicine, Law, Medicare, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Oregon

4 hrs ago | Surety Bond Blog

Curing the Home Health Care Blues

This post is an entry for our $25,000 scholarship contest. The post was created by Kathleen Anderson and may not always reflect the views of JW Surety Bonds.


Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Hershey, PA, Long Term Care

8 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Countdown to colourful Rainbow Run fundraiser

Several Hampshire firms are the latest to show their support for Naomi House's Rainbow Run in Southampton this coming weekend.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine

11 hrs ago |

Paint fills the air as the Bolton Hospice Colour Run starts in Queens Park. Pictures by Julian Brown

HUNDREDS of people were doused in paint as they took part in the first Colour Run in aid of Bolton Hospice .


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine, Wedding

11 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Assisted suicide isn't the only dignified way to go

Proponents of assisted suicide constantly evoke the "right to die with dignity" in seeking a Supreme Court of Canada ruling striking down Criminal Code provisions banning the practice.


Related Topix: Medicine

Sun Aug 31, 2014


Doctors warn on euthanasia

WA palliative care specialists are urging Federal MPs to reject the legalisation of euthanasia, warning doctors do not want to be put in the position of having to end patients' lives.


Related Topix: Medicine

Harrogate Advertiser

Harrogate hospice opens You're Inspired challenge

The Academy and CNG will be going head to head once again this year in Saint Michael's You re Inspired 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine

Kevin, M.D.

The most compassionate field of medicine: palliative care

Jack was the very first palliative care patient I met. Visiting him in his home, I feared the worst: emaciation, pain, a fluxing state of consciousness, and the otherwise bed-bound shadow of a former life.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Sat Aug 30, 2014


Art & Soul: Savannah artists celebrate nature, summer

"At this point in my life," she says, "I want to simplify my art and return to expressing a more pantheistic view of nature, such as that of the Romantic painters who searched to develop an art based on the vastness, mystery and oneness of nature."


Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Medicine, Painting, Arts

Cape Gazette

Hospice medical director to speak at HPNA meeting Sept. 8 at Christiana Hospital

The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association will hold a meeting starting at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Oncology

Mental Help Net

Factors ID'd for Late Hospice Admission for Cancer Patients

For patients with cancer, factors associated with late admission to hospice have been identified, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology .


Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology, University of Pennsylvania

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Hamon Charitable Foundation Donates $2 Million to the T. Boone...

The Hamon Charitable Foundation has pledged an additional $2 million to Presbyterian Communities and Services Foundation to fund construction of Faith Presbyterian Hospice's T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center.


Related Topix: Medicine, Texas

Burlington Times News

The Alamance Scene: Back to school concert Saturday night

Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell invites you to celebrate your animal's life as they mark National Pet Memorial Day with the annual pet memorial service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept.


Related Topix: Medicine, Alamance, NC, Events, Burlington, NC, Graham, NC

The Star Online

First leader laid foundation for Hospice care in county

"The committee doing the hiring suggested somone else, but the board hired me instead," said Evelyn, who turns 90 on Thursday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cleveland County, NC, Winston-Salem, NC, High Point, NC

Health Data Management

New CAHPS Survey on Hospice in the Works

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is readying a new Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, known as CAHPS, with a survey focusing on hospice care.


Related Topix: Medicine, Medicaid, Health, Medicare


ACHC Clinical Expert to Present Two Sessions at South Carolina...

Accreditation Commission for Health Care Clinical Compliance Educator, Lisa Meadows, will give presentations at The Carolinas Center for Hospice and End of Life Care 38th Annual Hospice and Palliative Care Conference.


Related Topix: Medicine, Events, Charleston, SC

Leinster Express

Hospice celebrates 25th birthday

Ken Graham, President of the Irish Steam Preservation Society, Stradbally, presenting a cheque for i 1 21,500 to Seamus O'Donoghue .


Related Topix: Medicine

Staffordshire Newsletter

Stafford Hobbycraft to host weekend circus-themed fun

STAFF at Hobbycraft in Stafford will be clowning around as they host a circus themed weekend of fundraising in store on August 30 and 31. All funds raised will go to the Donna Louise Children's Hospice Trust, which the store is supporting through Hobbycraft's national charity partner Together For Short Lives, the leading charity for the UK's 49 ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Campbell River Mirror

End of Life health services on Vancouver Island are improving ... slowly

Coordination between the Province, regional health authorities, various hospice societies, and communities is helping improve the availability and quality of end of life services for Vancouver Island residents.


Related Topix: Medicine

Marin Independent Journal

Movers & Shakers: Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur names new chief medical officer

Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur has named Dr. Margaret Bourne as chief medical officer for the nonprofit, which serves patients and families in Marin, San Francisco and North San Mateo counties.


Related Topix: Medicine, Larkspur, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Rafael, CA