mumms CEO Leo Radosta was honored to receive Capital Caring's 2015 Passion for Innovation Award. The award recognizes individuals who have contributed to the healthcare industry through their dedication to innovation and progress. The award was presented at the 2015 Capital Caring Passion for Caring Gala in McLean, Virginia.
The Advocates for Improving Hospice Quality (AIHQ) are making a push to get back to hospice values after several negative articles in 2014. The group will be releasing a series of briefs with its observations and suggestions on improving hospice care.
Hospice clinicians often encounter patients whose wishes for their final days include fried food or ice cream. While this may not be advisable in preventative care, in hospice, it can help make someone's final days memorable. A nurse describes her experience with her grandmother and how it prepared her for hospice care.