Hospice of Cincinnati – Resources – Support – Helpful Websites #key #colony

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Helpful Websites For Professionals, Patients and Families

It is very important to consider the source when reading a website. Think about using more than one website to get your information and make sure the federal government sponsors one of the websites you use.

Many websites offer chat rooms or buddy programs. It is important to consider that when you participate in a program such as this, you must protect your private information and realize that the person offering you information is a layperson. Realizing these limitations, many patients and families find great comfort in speaking to others in their situation.

  • Fernside, an affiliate of Hospice of Cincinnati, is a local non-profit organization offering support and advocacy to grieving families who have experienced a death.
  • Grief support groups for children, teens, parents and grandparents who have experienced a significant loss.
  • School program to provide on-site grief support for grieving students.
  • Phone consultations to help professionals, parents/guardians and other community members who have grief-related questions or concerns.
  • Crisis response providing immediate and long-term support to schools and other organizations.
  • Camp Programs including an overnight summer camp for children ages 7 to 12 and a weekend retreat for teens 13 to 18 years old.
  • Information for patients and families on end of life care
  • Referral to local programs
  • Learn about end of life care




Hospice Pharmacy Management Services from Outcome Resources #hospice #regulations

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Clinical Services

Clinical Pharmacist Available 24/7/365

Our palliative care experts provide clinical consulting on important medication management and care decisions. Our non-dispensing pharmacists provide focused attention and unbiased advice. PharmDs certified in geriatrics, pediatrics and pain management are available for clinical pharmacy benefits management (PBM) consulting including: opioid dose conversion, palliative symptom management, side effects, and much more.

Educational Services

Educational Programs and Support for Your Hospice

Stay up-to-date on the latest hospice PBM information with a variety of education resources and support at no extra charge. We offer live, Internet or teleconference presentations, online service education programs, customized courses, courses accredited for nursing continuing education credit and access to The Clinician . our quarterly, clinical newsletter.

Resources

We offer a variety of resources to help you stay up-to-date on the latest pharmacy benefits management information and tools.

Get answers to frequently asked pharmacy benefits management questions

Benefits of Our PBM

A Pharmacy Benefits Manager (PBM) Focused on Helping Hospices Succeed

  • Partner exclusively with hospices
  • A network of over 60,000 local and mail order pharmacies, including closed-door pharmacies used by skilled nursing facilities
  • Customized plan designs to meet your needs
  • Dedicated, personal account manager
  • Knowledgeable customer service and personal attention – no call centers
  • Clinical quarterly hospice pharmacy benefits manager newsletter, The Clinician
  • No startup costs, hidden charges or unexpected fees

About Outcome Resources

Your Partner for Hospice Pharmacy Benefits Management

For over a decade, Outcome Resources has partnered exclusively with hospices with one goal in mind: helping hospices succeed. We are a nationwide pharmacy benefits management leader with a record of helping decrease costs while providing the highest quality pharmacist support.

We help hospices reduce drug costs, streamline admissions and billing processes, stay compliant with regulations and increase patient care while maintaining important relationships with pharmacies they know and trust.

Success Stories

Implementing the Outcome Resources system was very simple and we realized significant savings from day one.

Hospice Partner in Illinois





Jobs – Careers – Miami VA Healthcare System #career, #job, #nurse, #doctor,

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Miami VA Healthcare System

By working for the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, you ll have access to a wider range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips.

The Miami VA Career Center is located in room 2D100A (second floor) and is available for applicants Monday through Friday, between 9 – 11 a.m. and 2 – 3 p.m. To view open positions at the Miami VA Healthcare System, visit www.usajobs.gov *.

If you need additional information, please contact:

Human Resources Management Service (05)
Room 2D100A
Miami VA Healthcare System
1201 N.W. 16 St.
Miami, FL 33125
Phone: 305-575-3343 or visit www.vacareers.va.gov
Fax: 305-575-3374

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Recruitment incentives for mission- critical positions
  • 13-26 vacation days per year and 13 sick days per year
  • Enjoy 10 paid federal holidays
  • Nationwide job transfer opportunities
  • Education support, tuition reimbursement student loan debt reduction
  • Numerous Education Employee Development Opportunities
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Transit Subsidy
  • A variety of health and life insurance options- VA pays approx. 75% of health care premium 1/3 of basic life insurance premium
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Flexible Retirement Plan
  • Disability Retirement
  • Thrift Savings Plan (Government version of a 401K) with Employer Matching
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Military Leave and Reinstatement
  • Flexible Spending Accounts-Health Care Dependent Care Health Care
  • Seminars/Health Care Screenings
  • Liability Protection for Health Care Providers
  • Child Care Subsidy for qualifying employees
  • Leave Sharing Family/Medical Leave
  • Various Employee Incentives: Superior Performance Awards, Special Contribution Awards, Quality Step Increases and various non- monetary awards and recognition.

A description of employee benefits is available on the US Office of Personnel Management Employment and Benefits website *. Please note that benefits may differ for professional clinical occupations including physicians and registered nurses.

Employee Development Opportunities:

  • Employee Incentive Scholarship Program (ESIP)
  • Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement National Nursing Education Initiative (NNEI)
  • VA Learning Opportunities Residency (VALOR)
  • Student Career Experience Program (SCEP)
  • Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP)
  • VA High Performance Development Model (HPDM)
  • Leadership VA “Leaders of the 21st Century” Employee Development Program
  • “Stepping with Pride” Employee Development Program Affiliated with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine over 75 academic affiliations/training programs
  • VA Learning Online
  • VA Knowledge Satellite Broadcast System
  • “Lunch Learn” training VA Learning University
  • “Nuts Bolts” of Supervision Training for Managers
  • Numerous Blackboard Training Offerings Covey’s “7 Habits for Highly Effective People” Training

VA Job Applications and Forms

Application instructions specific to each job posting can be found at the end of the announcement. Some positions require you to apply online, while others require that you submit a paper application directly to each VA facility where you desire employment.

VA has several different application forms based on your occupation type. Look in the table below to find the correct application for your occupation, as well as additional required forms.

Responding to a Job Announcement

Be sure to follow the application instructions given in the job announcement. They are your primary guide for responding to a posted opening. Here are additional reminders for submitting an application:

  1. Please send your signed, completed application and any other required forms to the Organization Contact at the Organization Address, both of which are listed at the end of the job announcement.
  2. Write the Announcement Number, also listed at the end of the job announcement, on your application.
  3. Keep a copy of the entire application package for your records.

The documents below are in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them. Acrobat Reader software can be downloaded for free .

VA Job Applications and Forms

E-Commerce Advantages #e-commerce #overview, #e-commerce #applications, #e-commerce #constraints, #e-commerce #business #models, #e-commerce

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E-Commerce – Advantages

E-Commerce advantages can be broadly classified in three major categories:

Advantages to Organizations

Using E-Commerce, organization can expand their market to national and international markets with minimum capital investment. An organization can easily locate more customers, best suppliers and suitable business partners across the globe.

E-Commerce helps organization to reduce the cost to create process, distribute, retrieve and manage the paper based information by digitizing the information.

E-commerce improves the brand image of the company.

E-commerce helps organization to provide better customer services.

E-Commerce helps to simplify the business processes and make them faster and efficient.

E-Commerce reduces paper work a lot.

E-Commerce increased the productivity of the organization. It supports “pull” type supply management. In “pull” type supply management, a business process starts when a request comes from a customer and it uses just-in-time manufacturing way.

Advantages to Customers

24×7 support. Customer can do transactions for the product or enquiry about any product/services provided by a company any time, any where from any location. Here 24×7 refers to 24 hours of each seven days of a week.

E-Commerce application provides user more options and quicker delivery of products.

E-Commerce application provides user more options to compare and select the cheaper and better option.

A customer can put review comments about a product and can see what others are buying or see the review comments of other customers before making a final buy.

E-Commerce provides option of virtual auctions.

Readily available information. A customer can see the relevant detailed information within seconds rather than waiting for days or weeks.

E-Commerce increases competition among the organizations and as result organizations provides substantial discounts to customers.

Advantages to Society

Customers need not to travel to shop a product thus less traffic on road and low air pollution.

E-Commerce helps reducing cost of products so less affluent people can also afford the products.

E-Commerce has enabled access to services and products to rural areas as well which are otherwise not available to them.

E-Commerce helps government to deliver public services like health care, education, social services at reduced cost and in improved way.

Post Abortion Healing and Help, Post Abortion Stress Syndrome Support #abortion, #stress,

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By age 45, 1 out of every 2.5 women in the United States has had at least one abortion!*

Who are these women? They are single women, married women and divorced women. They are teens, young adults, and older women too. They are your friends, your sisters, your cousins, your aunts, your mothers, your neighbors, your co-workers, your schoolmates, they are the women you see every day when you go out into the world. These women come from all different ages, ethnicities, socio-economic levels, countries and religions. There are so many different circumstances that can bring a woman to this site. Chances are there are many women here that understand what got you here. So with all these women undergoing this common medical procedure, why isn’t there more support for women after an abortion, to discuss their experience? Why so few support groups to talk about your physical and emotional issues afterwards? The fear of political or religious backlash, and the fear of negative reactions from friends or family keeps most women from discussing anything they feel after their abortion. This makes an incredibly hard physical and emotional experience even worse, because the woman has no outlet for support. This website tries to fill that need, and provides a neutral, non-political, non-religion based, non-judgmental place for women to communicate with each other after an abortion.

How you feel after an abortion should not be a ‘political’ or ‘religious’ issue – if you have a need for support, want to talk, or have emotional or physical problems, they should be treated just like the issues with any other medical procedure.

What is this website about? This site is for women who have had an abortion, and want a place to talk about their abortion, and find peer support in a neutral, non-judgemental place. The site was created in June 1998, and now has thousands of women who post on our after abortion support message boards. sharing support, knowledge, experiences and help for each other. Our message boards have hundreds of thousands of posts, thousands of members, and discuss every aspect of post abortion support, recovery, and life after an abortion. You cango sign up for an account and get immediate support and conversation with other women who have experienced the same thing you have. Go to the message boards

How many women are talking right now on the message boards? Hundreds! How many stories can you go read right now, that have information and answers to questions you might have about post-abortion recovery? Literally, millions! As of 2/23/2015, the message boards have over 2,779,557 posts and 38,687 members! Because we have members from around the world in many different time zones, there is always someone on-line either posting or chatting, and they’d be happy to talk with you! Even if you don’t want to talk, there are almost 2.5 million posts you can read through, to find comfort and support. You are not alone and your feelings are shared by thousands of women around the globe. Our boards cover every aspect of life after an abortion, and we have a lot of different topics to explore. Click Here to go join the message boards and find information and instant friends who truly understand!

More about this site: This website contains information, help and resources for women dealing with Post Abortion Stress Syndrome, also referred to as “PASS”. We provide neutral, non-judgmental, non-religion based, non-politically affiliated online support, information, help and healing. This site was created by “jilly”, a woman who has recovered from her own struggles with PASS after 5 abortions. We provide help through “peer support” discussion, volunteer helpers, message board communication and online information. “Peer Support” means that there are no professional counselors or doctors here, just other women who have been through these experiences and understand them. Regardless of whether your abortion was 3 weeks ago, 3 years ago, or 30 years ago, you can find other women who understand, and lots of support.

  • How to feel better after an abortion – PASS Recovery Steps – This book is for women who had an abortion 3 months or more ago, and are not feeling better, and are having persistent problems with getting back to normal.
  • You can also buy a print version of the PASS Recovery Steps below, from Cafe’ Press. Individual Recovery Steps Workbook

    We have a special section on our message board system for women working on the Individual Recovery Steps. If you want help, have questions or need input or support on a particular step, please post at the Individual Recovery Steps Message Board.

    Is This A Pro-Choice Or Pro-Life Site?

    This site is neither, it is “Politically Neutral”, and is devoted to healing and recovery for women who’ve had abortions. This site does not endorse any political view about abortion, or endorse any specific religious view about abortion. It is strictly a neutral place of healing, information and support for women, their families and friends after an abortion. We treat this as a medical issue for women, not a political or religious one. Therefore at our message boards and chats there is no discussion allowed on prolife vs prochoice issues, judgement or questioning of women’s reasons, or discussions about the “morality” of abortion. If you choose to participate in our interactive groups, please respect our site policy on these issues. Our site is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and is not financed or supported by any political or religious groups. It is supported solely by the members at the message boards, and profits from the sale of products.

    What Is “Post Abortion Stress Syndrome?”

    Post Abortion Stress Syndrome (PASS) is the name for a condition that can affect women after an abortion. Just like any other condition, PASS does not affect every woman who has an abortion. Some women who have abortions feel peaceful about their decision beforehand, have a pain-free and physically easy experience, feel relieved afterwards, and then live the rest of their lives with no problems or regrets. Other women may have a different experience, and may have a more difficult time with the physical procedure itself, and the emotional and physical recovery process. Those who are affected can find themselves having problems with a common set of physical or emotional issues. After an abortion it’s possible that a woman will have some normal feelings of grief, guilt, sadness, crying and loss. If the feelings become severe, interfere with her daily activities, persist for a long period of time, or lead to other more serious problems, she may be suffering from PASS. Click Here for a list of detailed symptoms of PASS, lists of common problems, and more specific information.

    Doesn’t having PASS problems mean I am “prolife”, or “regret my decision”?”

    NO! PASS is a collection of physical and/or emotional issues that are common to women after an abortion. It is not expereinced only by women who are prolife, or who regret their abortion. There are plenty of prochoice women who have experienced PASS. There are also plenty of women who feel their abortion was the right choice, and don’t regret it, yet still have problems with PASS. PASS is a medical condition, and has nothing to do with politics or religion.

    What about you and the people who run this site?

    My view on abortion is neutral. The volunteers who help run this site and the message boards and chats have many different views – but the important thing is that everyone who helps out here has a strict devotion to neutrality, and our support and help is totally neutral. Click here to donate money directly to hosting costs for www.afterabortion.com
    Choose A Small Orange to host your website and get a discount! Click on the button and enter the code pass5 to get $5 off or pass15 for 15% off your total order.

    Local 2627, DC 37, AFSCME – New York City Electronic Data Processing

    Welcome to Local 2627

    IMPORTANT: You Cannot Be Forced To Take A Position or Promotion

    Dear Brothers and Sisters,

    You cannot be forced to take any position or promotion. You can not be forced to give up your civil service position to take a non-civil service position. If your agency changes or tries to change your civil service status without your permission, contact Local 2627 immediately. Be cautious, not all positions offered are protected DC 37 or union positions.

    Former Deputy Mayor Goldsmith supports Insourcing

    Buffett says Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

    Who gets paid overtime according to the Fair Labor Standards Act

    DCAS List Restoration Q A

    1. What do I do if I’m called from a civil service list for a job interview?
      Follow the instructions on your interview. (more )

    Where to Apply for Exams

    Where to Apply for Jobs

    • For a list of New York City jobs, click here and click here .
    • For a list of City University of New York jobs, click here .
    • For a list of Department Of Education NYC jobs, click here .

    Insourcing Job Postings

    Advanced Shop Steward Training

    For all who have attended Shop Steward training and wish to attend Advanced Shop Steward training you should call the DC 37 Education Fund at 212-815-1700. The classes start in September. Call for a reservation.

    Bereavement

    Good and Welfare is generally flowers or a fruit basket sent to members that are seriously ill or members who suffer the death of an immediate family member or a new birth in the members immediate family. As I stated generally, there are some exceptions that we decide on as they occur.

    Per the Citywide Contract: Article 5, Section 5, Sub-Section 6:

    Family member shall be defined as: spouse; natural, foster or step parent; child, brother or sister; father-in-law; mother-in-law; any relative residing in the household; and domestic partner, provided such domestic partner is registered pursuant to the terms set forth in the New York City Administrative Code Section 3-240 et seq.

    When you send a request for Good and Welfare for a member you always have to include the member’s name, agency and phone number. We need to know the where to send, the what to send and the who to send to.

    Payday Loans: A Trap for Working People

    Recommended Temperatures at Work Site

    Virginia Department of Health, human resources virginia beach.#Human #resources #virginia #beach

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    When emergencies like hurricanes hit Virginia, there are ways you can help. One way is by joining the Virginia Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). Virginia’s MRC is a force of dedicated volunteers who stand ready to support the community in the event of a public health emergency. Each of Virginia’s 27 local MRC units is comprised of teams of medical and public health professionals who, along with interested community members, volunteer their skills, expertise and time to support ongoing public health initiatives and assist during emergencies throughout Virginia. Learn more and sign up.Read more

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    All adults should get vaccines to protect their health. Even healthy adults can become seriously ill and pass diseases on to others. Everyone should have their vaccination needs assessed at their doctor’s office, pharmacy, or other visits with health care providers. Certain vaccines are recommended based on a person’s age, occupation, or health conditions (such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes or heart disease). Vaccination is important because it protects the person receiving the vaccine and helps prevent the spread of disease, especially to those who are most vulnerable to serious complications (such as infants and young children, the Read more

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    Roughly a dozen Vibrio species are known to cause a bacterial disease called vibriosis in humans, with the most common in the United States being V. parahaemolyticus, V. vulnificus, and V. alginolyticus. The Vibrio species that cause vibriosis naturally live in the salt or brackish (i.e., somewhat salty) waters of Virginia’s coastal zone. People with vibriosis become infected by eating raw or undercooked seafood or exposing a wound to seawater. Most infections occur from May through October when water temperatures are warmer. Vibrio vulnificus, in particular, can cause severe or fatal infections. Individuals with pre-existing medical conditions such as liver Read more

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    Visual Basic Tutorial Lesson 37: Adding Menus for Your Application #free #visual

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    Lesson 37: Creating Menus for Your Applications

    The menu bar is the standard feature of most Windows applications. The main purpose of the menus is for easy navigation and control of an application. Some of the most common menu items are File, Edit, View, Tools, Help and more. Each item on the main menu bar also provides a list of options in the form of a pull-down menu. When you create a Visual Basic 6 program, you need not include as many menu items as a full-fledged Windows application. What you need is to include those menu items that can improve the ease of usage by the user. There are two ways to add menus to your application, using the Visual Basic’s Application Wizard and or the menu editor.

    37.1 Adding Menu Bar Using Visual Basic’s Application Wizard

    The easiest way to add a menu bar to your application is by using Visual Basic’s Application Wizard. This wizard allows the user to insert fully customized standard Windows menu into his or her application. To start using Visual Basic’s Application Wizard, click on the Application Wizard icon at the Visual Basic new project dialog box, as shown in Figure 37.1 below:

    Figure 37.1: New Project Window

    When you click on the VB Application wizard, the introduction dialog box will appear, as shown in Figure 37.2. As you are not loading any default setting, just click on the Next button.

    Figure 37.2

    After clicking the Next button, the interface type dialog box will be displayed, as shown in Figure 37.3. There are three choices of interface available for your project. As we currently not creating a Multiple Document Interface (MDI), we choose Single Document Interface (SDI). You can also type the project name in the textbox below, here I am using MyFirstMenu.

    Figure 37.3

    Clicking the Next button wiill bring up a list of menus and submenus that you can add them to your application. Check to select a menu item and uncheck to unselect a menu item as shown in Figure 37.4. Let say we choose all the menus and click next, then you will get an interface comprises File, Edit, View and Help menus, as shown in Figure 37.5

    Figure 37.4

    Figure 37.5

    When you click on any menu item, a list of drop-down submenu items will be displayed. For example, if you click on the File menu, the list of submenu items such as New, Open, Save, Save As and more will be displayed, as shown in Figure 37.6

    Figure 37.6

    Clicking on any of the dropped down menu item will show the code associated with it, and this is where you can modify the code to suit your programming needs. For example, clicking on the item Open will reveal the following code:

    Figure 37.7

    Now, I will show you how to modify the code in order to open a graphic file and display it in an image box. For this program, you have to insert a Image box into the form. Next add the following lines so that the user can open graphic files of different formats.

    Filter = Bitmaps(*.BMP)|*.BMP|Metafiles(*.WMF)|*. WMF|Jpeg Files(*.jpg)|*.jpg|GIF Files(*.gif)|*.gif|Icon Files(*.ico)|*.ico|All Files(*.*)|*.* .

    Then, you need to load the image into the Image box with the following code:

    Also set the Stretch property of the Image box to true so that the image loaded can resize by itself. Please note that each menu item is a special control, so it has a name too. The name for the menu File in this example is mnuFileOpen.

    The Code

    When you run the program and click on the File menu and then the submenu Open, the following Open dialog box will be displayed, where you can look for graphic files of various formats to load it into the image box.

    Figure 37.8

    For example, selecting the jpeg file will allow you to choose the images of jpeg format, as shown in Figure 37.9.

    Figure 37.9

    Clicking on the particular picture will load it into the image box, as shown in Figure 36.10 below

    Figure 37.10

    37.2: Adding Menu Bar Using Menu Editor

    To start adding menu items to your application, open an existing project or start a new project, then click on Tools in the menu bar of the Visual Basic IDE and select Menu Editor. When you click on the Menu Editor, the Menu Editor dialog will appear. In the Menu Editor dialog. key in the first item File in the caption text box. You can use the ampersand ( ) sign in front of F so that F will be underlined when it appears in the menu, and F will become the hot key to initiate the action under this item by pressing the Alt key and the letter F. After typing File in the Caption text box, move to the name textbox to enter the name for this menu item, you can type in mnuFile here. Now, click the Next button and the menu item File will move into the empty space below, as shown in Figure 37.11:

    Figure 37.11

    You can then add in other menu items on the menu bar by following the same procedure, as shown in Figure 37.12 below:

    Figure 37.12

    When you click Ok, the menu items will be shown on the menu bar of the form.

    Figure 37.13

    Now, you may proceed to add the sub menus. In the Menu Editor, click on the Insert button between File and Exit and then click the right arrow key, and the dotted line will appear. This shows the second level of the menu, or the submenu. Now key in the caption and the name. Repeat the same procedure to add other submenu items. Here, we are adding New, Open, Save, Save As and Exit.

    Figure 37.14

    Now click the OK button and go back to your form. You can see the dropped down submenus when you click on the item File, as shown.

    Figure 37.15

    Finally, you can enter the code by clicking on any of the submenu items.

    PCI Compliance #usbank, #usbank #card, #bank #card, #bank #card #services, #card #services,

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    PCI COMPLIANCE

    All merchants accepting credit cards must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) before July 2010.

    What is PCI-DSS?

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) is a worldwide information security standard mandated by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council.

    Who makes up the PCI Council?

    The council was formed as a collaborative effort between the five major card brands: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and JCB. By coming together, standards were created to help organizations that process card payments prevent credit card fraud through increased controls around data and its exposure to compromises. The major card brands have allowed acquirers and processors to enforce compliance through their own means.

    Why should I become compliant?

    You should become PCI compliant in order to make sure you are taking the proper care to ensure that cardholder data is protected. If a breach were to happen at your location, and if you are not PCI compliant at the time, the card associations may assess a fine against you and you will be liable for all the fraudulent transactions caused by the breach. However, if you are compliant, the fine may be reduced and you may not be responsible for the fraudulent transactions.

    How do I become compliant?

    As a merchant, you will be responsible to become PCI compliant by PCI regulations. However, as a USBSI merchant, we offer in house PCI assistance to guide you and your business in achieving PCI compliance. Merchants are often advised to complete compliance by going online or by requesting a Self Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ). Through these outlets, USBSI’s dedicated staff will provide guidance and advice to questions you have regarding PCI compliance.

    If you have further questions concerning PCI compliance and its requirements, you may contact a USBSI PCI Specialist at 888-525-8558 or visit the PCI Council’s website at http://www.pcisecuritystandards.org

    USBSI PCI Compliance

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    Accelerated accounting degree #albright #college, #albright #college #accelerated #degree #programs, #albright’s #accelerated

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    Majors

    Albright’s ADP curriculum features an accelerated seminar format with intense use of the Internet as well as additional computer technology. Interaction between students is emphasized and much of this collaboration involves applied group activities.

    While traditional classes meet 40-44 hours per semester, Albright’s ADP courses meet for four hours per evening for five to seven weeks. Remaining class time is fulfilled by a combination of Internet usage and independent study.

    Through a special partnership with Reading Area Community College, Delaware County Community College, Harrisburg Area Community College, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Montgomery County Community College, Northampton Community College, and Warren County Community College, most associate degrees (A.A. or A.S.) from these colleges transfer fully to Albright ADP (and acceptance is automatic if all Albright transfer admissions criteria are met.) Albright College offers a $2,500-3,200 Partner Scholarship based on GPA to graduates of these colleges. (Any applicant with an Associates Degree is eligible for a $2,500 scholarship.)

    ADP offers bachelor’s degrees in:

    Accounting: The accelerated program in accounting prepares students for careers in public and private accounting and in obtaining professional certifications. This major also provides students with a strong foundation for entering a graduate school program.

    Business Administration: The accelerated program in business administration prepares students for a wide variety of careers in finance, banking, marketing and management. This major also provides students with a strong foundation for entering a graduate school program.

    Crime & Justice: The accelerated program in crime and justice involves an analysis of criminal deviance and its roots, plus an in-depth understanding of our criminal justice system’s successes and failures. Unlike other criminal justice programs, students are not trained specifically for police work. Rather, students are educated in the academic study of crime, criminology and justice in preparation for a variety of positions within the criminal justice system.

    Digital Communications: Albright College offers one of the only evening accelerated-hybrid programs in Digital Communications in the area. Focus on strategic communication across media platforms including publications, videos, and websites in the Albright College Digital Communications program. (This program is currently offered exclusively at our Reading location.)

    Computer and Information Systems: The accelerated program in information systems is based on common structures and degree programs in the United States and Canada. It also meets the recommendation of the Association for Computing Machinery, which sets a variety of standards in technology fields, as well as graduate study programs.

    Organizational Behavior / Applied Psychology: The accelerated program in organizational behavior / applied psychology prepares students for a wide variety of careers in social services, management, human resources, training and development. This major also provides students with a strong foundation for entering a graduate program.

    Information Systems and Management: Albright s distinctive new major in information systems and management (ISAM) is designed to provide students with both the technical skills and the business acumen required to excel in information systems and business environments.

    Highlights

    • Curriculum designed specifically for adult learners
    • Applied thesis project completed in workplace setting
    • Courses taught by Albright College faculty
    • 9-15 adults work as a cohort through the entire program
    • 20-24 months accelerated schedule (including breaks)
    • Four-hour session one evening per week (6-10 P.M.)
    • Convenient, “student friendly” approach
      – Textbooks / instructional materials
      delivered to your class
      – One-time registration
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    The number of students graduating from the 24 accredited human resources schools in North Carolina is increasing. In North Carolina, there were 283 graduates in 2006. And there were 421 graduates from human resources courses in 2010.

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    When I first came to work with Jim, I was producing approximately $48,000 per month. At the end of the first year, I was producing 114% more than when I started. The value of new patients during that first year also doubled.

    When I first started, I had about 8-10 new patients a month. I was practicing alone in my home, so I had a very small practice. I knew I really had to grow the practice quickly because I moved into a new facility. With the different approaches the The Wealthy Dentist has given me, I was able to move the number of new patients up to 41 a month.

    Dr. Victor Sobrepena
    Foster City, CA

    The major benefit that I have received from having been a member of the The Wealthy Dentist has been my transition from managed care insurance plans to fee-for-service patients.

    Probably the biggest key that I ve seen that has allowed me to progress to where I am now has been really implementing a lot of the systems that I ve learned.

    You know: making sure I have a complete team that s working for a common goal. In addition to that, I m really implementing a lot of the marketing strategies that I found were the most effective for me.

    Especially when I first started, I tried a lot of different marketing techniques, and I wasn t sure whether they were going to work or not. With Jim and his team of dental management consultants, I ve really been able to copy genius instead of creating mediocrity.

    +Jim Du Molin is a leading Internet marketing expert for dentists in North America. He has helped hundreds of doctors make more money in their practices using his proven Internet marketing techniques. Visit http://thewealthydentist.com/author/twd_admin

    Dying Process: Resources for Preparing and Coping #online #hotel

    #hospice signs of dying

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    The Dying Process

    Updated December 15, 2014

    The dying process is a period of time when the body begins to shut down and prepare for death. It s an important period of time for the dying person and their loved ones during which they can express their feelings and show their love. It s a time of preparation for the dying person and their loved ones — preparing for inevitable loss.

    The actual process may be very quick or happen gradually. Recognizing the signs early and feeling confident in the care you provide can ensure this is a special time.

    Photo Photodisc/Getty Images The dying process usually begins much sooner than most people realize. Many people will mistake signs of dying for simple confusion or side effects of medication. Other signs of the dying process, like a decreased need for food and fluids, might be scary unless one really understands what s going on.

    Recognizing early that the dying process has begun can help you prepare for what s ahead.

    Photo Photodisc/Getty Images Perhaps the ultimate act of love is caring for a loved one while they are dying. It can be a beautiful experience, providing the opportunity to express your love when they need it the most. The key is to feel confident in the care you are giving.

    Here are some practical tips for caring for your loved one during thy dying process.

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    I once heard a woman describe waiting for her husband to die as waiting for a tsunami to hit. She knew the loss would be great and she would grieve terribly once he died. What she didn t realize is that the grieving had already begun.

    Anticipatory grief begins before the actual loss and is an important time of preparation.

    Photo Stockbyte/Getty Images There are a number of things we think we should say to a dying loved one and even more things we think we shouldn t say. Here are some common beliefs, and misbeliefs, about talking to a dying person.

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    Many people find it helpful to plan the funeral well before the actual death occurs. Advance planning offers time and can often be done without extreme emotions. If the funeral planning is left to be done after death occurs, family members are often wrought with grief and find it difficult to think about the small details of the service.

    Here are some tips to help you plan a funeral, whether done in advance or after a death.





    Palliative Care Resources #medicare #guidelines #for #hospice

    #hospice certification

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    Membership

    CAPC makes sure you never have to reinvent the wheel because we are the hub for palliative care training, best practices, tools, technical assistance and metrics. We are also a vibrant community and convener of professionals dedicated to advancing the field of palliative care. Call CAPC to enroll your organization today.

    • Training Technical Assistance
    • Metrics
    • Connection

    National Palliative Care Registry

    Enter your data to improve performance, prove value and influence leadership with The National Palliative Care Registry™. The Registry is the central resource for comparative data, reporting, metrics and recent research on the operational features of palliative care programs across settings. FREE AND OPEN TO ALL.

    Take me to
    the Registry

    Certification and Licensing

    The Joint Commission (TJC) Advanced Certification for Palliative Care

    The Joint Commission’s new Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care is designed to recognize hospital inpatient programs that demonstrate exceptional patient and family-centered care in order to optimize the quality of life for patients with serious illnesses. The Joint Commission recommends the following initial steps programs can take in preparation for submitting an application for Advanced Certification. The standards of palliative care certification are built upon the National Consensus Project’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care.

    To get started, you should complete a program self-assessment for missing elements; meet with a representative from your hospital QI (or equivalent department) familiar with Joint Commission Accreditation/Certification to review your self-assessment; develop an Action Plan to meet the missing elements. To learn more, click here .

    Physician Certification

    Since 2008, the examination has been administered by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS.) See the AAHPM website for full details.

    Nursing Certification

    The Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center website offers information about hospice and palliative nursing certification. A calendar of testing dates is also available.

    Social Work Certification

    Certified Hospice and Palliative Social Worker

    A bachelor’s level social worker in hospice and palliative care provides a professional continuum of services that addresses the psychosocial needs of patients and families affected by serious and life limiting illness in order to maintain, or improve, their optimal quality of life. Visit the NASW Credentialing Center for further information.

    Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Social Worker (ACHP-SW)

    A master’s level social worker in hospice and palliative care provides a professional continuum of services that addresses the psychosocial needs of patients and families affected by serious and life limiting illness in order to maintain, or improve, their optimal quality of life. Visit the NASW Credentialing Center for further information.

    For more information about social work licensure in each state, including types, requirements, continuing education, and more, reference MSWGuide.org at http://www.mswguide.org/licensure/

    Chaplaincy Certification

    Palliative care specialty certification is now available through the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc. (BCCI), an affiliate of the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), the largest organization of professional chaplaincy care providers in the U.S. The College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy also offers training and accreditation for chaplains, pastoral supervisors and pastoral psychotherapists.

    Member organizations can access CAPC tools, training and technical assistance through our courses, or through a variety of webinars, virtual office hours, topic-specific discussion forums and more. To log into CAPC Central, click here .To become a member organization, click here .





    Human Resources Manager Job Description Sample #human #resources #manager #job #description, #human

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    Human Resources Manager Job Description Sample

    This human resource manager sample job description can assist in your creating a job application that will attract job candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this job description to meet your specific job duties and job requirements.

    Human Resources Manager Job Responsibilities:

    Maintains and enhances the organization s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.

    Human Resources Manager Job Duties:

    • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
    • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.
    • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.

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    • Maintains a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
    • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.
    • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
    • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.
    • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
    • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
    • Completes human resource operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
    • Maintains human resource staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
    • Maintains human resource staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

    Human Resources Manager Skills and Qualifications:

    Hiring, Human Resources Management, Benefits Administration, Performance Management, Communication Processes, Compensation and Wage Structure, Supports Diversity, Classifying Employees, Employment Law, Laws Against Sexual Harassment, Organization

    Learn more about how to hire:

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    Hospice Regulatory Consulting – Weatherbee Resources, Inc #hotels #cheap

    #hospice consultant

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    Consulting

    Weatherbee s executive and consulting teams assist hospices with acquisitional and organic growth, rightsizing and reorganizing, strategies for successful management and performance, qui tam and other investigations, and a host of compliance and improvement-oriented endeavors.

    Contact us to explore how Weatherbee can help your hospice.

    ADRs Appeals

    Weatherbee assists hospices with ADR submissions, appeals, and education to identify and mitigate risk exposure.

    Compliance

    Weatherbee works with hospices that have been targeted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) regarding their high percentage of long stay and/or facility-based patients; those in receipt of probe edits from Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs); and, those hospices under the review of a Zone Program Integrity Contractor (ZPIC), Recovery Auditor (RA), and other organizations investigating payment-related issues.

    Due Diligence

    When seeking to acquire an established hospice program, conducting pre- and post-acquisition clinical due diligence is a crucial step in evaluating the overall feasibility and advisability of the acquisition as well as its subsequent success.

    Independent Review

    Weatherbee Resources can serve as your Independent Review Organization (IRO) for the purpose of reviewing all the data elements that substantiate your hospice s compliance with the Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) and evaluating the eligibility of patients to elect the Medicare/Medicaid Hospice Benefit.

    Interim Management

    Weatherbee provides interim management and coaching to assist hospices through periods of transition, filling vacant leadership positions, and providing coaching to new leaders ascending to senior positions in your organization.

    Investigations/Audits

    Any hospice can be selected for an investigation or audit. An investigation of any kind is disruptive to the organization, may damage your reputation in the community and could seriously threaten the financial viability of the program.

    Clinical Record Audits

    How good is your team s documentation? Do you have systems and processes in place to give you confidence that every bill submitted will result in payment?

    Periodic external reviews of your documentation can identify potential issues before they become major problems.

    Physician Consults

    Weatherbee offers advisory services for hospice Medical Directors and physicians, provided by well-qualified physician experts.

    Mock Survey

    The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act (IMPACT) Act requires that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ensure that each Medicare-certified hospice agency undergo a survey at least once every 36 months for the next 10 years. This requirement became effective in April 2015; however, many hospices have gone 5 or more years since their last survey and are uncertain what the outcome will be for their next CMS/State survey.

    Survival Skills

    The list of compliance and fiscal challenges facing hospices is beyond daunting. Hospices that had previously experienced a growing census and healthy bottom line are, at best, watching their operating margins shrink.

    Weatherbee s newest consulting services, offered in conjunction with the kb group . focus on helping to grow your organization and increase your bottom line.

    Complaints

    A critical component of a hospice s corporate compliance program is a mechanism for staff to report potential fraud and abuse. An effective reporting mechanism allows staff to raise concerns without fear of retaliation.





    Hospice Pharmacy Management Services from Outcome Resources #hospice #regulations

    #help the hospices jobs

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    Clinical Services

    Clinical Pharmacist Available 24/7/365

    Our palliative care experts provide clinical consulting on important medication management and care decisions. Our non-dispensing pharmacists provide focused attention and unbiased advice. PharmDs certified in geriatrics, pediatrics and pain management are available for clinical pharmacy benefits management (PBM) consulting including: opioid dose conversion, palliative symptom management, side effects, and much more.

    Educational Services

    Educational Programs and Support for Your Hospice

    Stay up-to-date on the latest hospice PBM information with a variety of education resources and support at no extra charge. We offer live, Internet or teleconference presentations, online service education programs, customized courses, courses accredited for nursing continuing education credit and access to The Clinician . our quarterly, clinical newsletter.

    Resources

    We offer a variety of resources to help you stay up-to-date on the latest pharmacy benefits management information and tools.

    Get answers to frequently asked pharmacy benefits management questions

    Benefits of Our PBM

    A Pharmacy Benefits Manager (PBM) Focused on Helping Hospices Succeed

    • Partner exclusively with hospices
    • A network of over 60,000 local and mail order pharmacies, including closed-door pharmacies used by skilled nursing facilities
    • Customized plan designs to meet your needs
    • Dedicated, personal account manager
    • Knowledgeable customer service and personal attention – no call centers
    • Clinical quarterly hospice pharmacy benefits manager newsletter, The Clinician
    • No startup costs, hidden charges or unexpected fees

    About Outcome Resources

    Your Partner for Hospice Pharmacy Benefits Management

    For over a decade, Outcome Resources has partnered exclusively with hospices with one goal in mind: helping hospices succeed. We are a nationwide pharmacy benefits management leader with a record of helping decrease costs while providing the highest quality pharmacist support.

    We help hospices reduce drug costs, streamline admissions and billing processes, stay compliant with regulations and increase patient care while maintaining important relationships with pharmacies they know and trust.

    Success Stories

    Implementing the Outcome Resources system was very simple and we realized significant savings from day one.

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    Opening a Hospice Services Business – How to Start a Business –

    #hospice business plan

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    How to Start a Business

    Opening a Hospice Services Business

    What are the steps required to open a hospice services business? We cover everything you need to think about before starting a hospice services business.

    Thinking about opening a hospice services business? We tell you what you need to know to get started.

    Hospice and palliative care providers ease the end of life process for patients and families. Once an underserved segment of the healthcare industry, more and more hospice service businesses are arising to keep pace with the aging U.S. population.

    Motivation is an important factor in the success of a hospice services business startup. Hospice providers are true professionals whose dedication to patient care far outweighs their motivation for profit. Hospice services can be profitable, but your primary concern must always be the quality of care that is being provided to your patients.

    Hospice service can be provided in either a residential or visiting hospice setting. For most startups, in-house hospice care is preferable to a residential care environment because it eliminates the capital and licensing requirements associated with a first-rate facility.

    Hospice workers are tasked with providing a broad range of services to their clients. Counseling and advisory services are typical job functions, but hospice providers may also be tasked with coordinating the services of medical professionals and religious leaders for pain management, medical care, and spiritual guidance.

    The most successful hospice care providers are brilliant networkers who have existing relationships within the medical and religious communities Although your network will expand as your hospice service grows, it’s beneficial to be familiar with the major players in your community before you launch your business.

    Startup owners should also realize that hospice care is strictly regulated. Staff licensing and certifications are mandatory, so you will need to research applicable state and federal regulations. For more information about the requirements for nursery and caregivers, contact the National Board for Certification of Hospice & Palliative Care Nurses.

    How to Draft a Hospice Services Company Business Plan

    We know – writing a business plan can be a daunting task for a new entrepreneur.

    But here’s the good news: With a few tips, any entrepreneur can create a successful plan for their business. In its simplest form, a business plan is a document that describes your company’s goals and your strategy for achieving them.

    Once your business plan is in place, you can use it for a variety of funding and planning functions.

    If you still aren’t sure where to begin, consider taking a look at several sample business plans to get the creative juices flowing.

    Look Over the Competition

    Before you open a hospice services business in your town, it’s a smart move to find out how you will fit in the competitive landscape. We’ve provided the link below to help you generate a list of competitors in your area. Just enter your city, state and zip code to get a list of hospice services businesses in your community.

    How tough is the competition in the market you are considering? If the competition is too tough, you may need to think about starting the business in a different area or even start a completely different business instead.

    Studying the Market

    If you want to open a hospice services business the next step is to learn as much as you can from somebody who is already in the business. It’s very unlikely that the local competition will talk to you. What’s in it for them?

    On the other hand, an individual who has a hospice services business outside of your community can be a great learning resource for you, provided that you won’t be directly competing with them. In that case, the business owner may be more than happy to discuss the industry with you. Our estimate is that you may have to contact many business owners to find one who is willing to share his wisdom with you.

    What’s the best way to find an entrepreneur who is running a hospice services business in another community?

    It’s easy. Here’s a link you can use to find a mentor outside of your area.

    How to Buy a Hospice Services Business

    Many experts advise against starting a hospice services business if you can buy an established operation. But as a hospice services business buyer, you’ll quickly discover that a business purchase isn’t completely hassle-free.

    Buying a business can be just as complex as starting one. For most prospective business buyers, the first step is to contact a business broker .

    Business brokers specialize in helping buyers locate profitable hospice services business opportunities. They are also adept at guiding you through the purchase process so you can avoid the mistakes that are commonly made by first-time hospice services business owners.

    Don’t Rule Out Franchising

    The probabilities on your making a success of your new business are higher if you opt for franchising rather than going it alone.

    Prior to starting a hospice services business, it’s worthwhile to check out whether franchise opportunities in your space might make sense for you.

    The link below gives you access to our franchise directory so you can see if there’s a franchise opportunity for you. You might even find something that points you in a completely different direction.

    Related Articles on Starting a Company

    These additional resources regarding starting a business may be of interest to you.





    Christian Life Resources – End of Life Issues #motel #clothing #uk

    #end of life issues

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    End of Life Issues

    Featured Article:
    Look at What is Coming

    In 2011 Mariette Buntjens was a patient suffering from metastatic cancer at a Roman Catholic nursing home in Diest, Belgium. Buntjens requested euthanasia but the nursing home refused on obvious religious grounds. Her family brought her home where she said her good-byes and she was then given a lethal cocktail of drugs to end her life. In January of this year her daughter filed a lawsuit against the nursing home for failing to permit the killing at the facility.

    Earlier this month a judgment was reached. The nursing home was ordered to pay 1,000 euros (about $1,100) to each of the three children and 3,000 euros as a fine for failing to permit the killing.

    Since the earliest efforts to legalize euthanasia in America we have expressed concern that Christians will be forced to participate in these killings. Advocates for the legalization of assisted suicide have dismissed those concerns as exaggerations. Really?

    Take a look just in America at what has been happening with the binding of religious consciences for pharmacists and some forms of birth control or businesses and medical professionals and the performance of abortions, and participation in gay marriages.

    Despite the surface logic for autonomy we must realize that the tentacles that permit sin run deep and are pervasive. It is simplistic to think a my body, my choice mentality stops there.

    Society is in full rebellion against the Biblical truth that some things are wrong, or in religious parlance, sin. In a post-modern society nobody likes to talk about right and wrong but muting the reality does not change the reality. Surrendering to some sin surrenders to sin s ultimate agenda total rebellion against God. It is a slippery slope, indeed.

    More End of Life Issues Articles

    Look at What is Coming
    In 2011 Mariette Buntjens was a patient suffering from metastatic cancer at a Roman Catholic nursing home in Diest, Belgium. Buntjens requested euthanasia but the nursing home refused. July 27th, 2016

    Q Position Statement on Abortion: Click Here Christian Life Resources Position Statement on Euthanasia: Click Here June 26th, 2014

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    Opening a Hospice Services Business – How to Start a Business –

    #hospice business plan

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    How to Start a Business

    Opening a Hospice Services Business

    What are the steps required to open a hospice services business? We cover everything you need to think about before starting a hospice services business.

    Thinking about opening a hospice services business? We tell you what you need to know to get started.

    Hospice and palliative care providers ease the end of life process for patients and families. Once an underserved segment of the healthcare industry, more and more hospice service businesses are arising to keep pace with the aging U.S. population.

    Motivation is an important factor in the success of a hospice services business startup. Hospice providers are true professionals whose dedication to patient care far outweighs their motivation for profit. Hospice services can be profitable, but your primary concern must always be the quality of care that is being provided to your patients.

    Hospice service can be provided in either a residential or visiting hospice setting. For most startups, in-house hospice care is preferable to a residential care environment because it eliminates the capital and licensing requirements associated with a first-rate facility.

    Hospice workers are tasked with providing a broad range of services to their clients. Counseling and advisory services are typical job functions, but hospice providers may also be tasked with coordinating the services of medical professionals and religious leaders for pain management, medical care, and spiritual guidance.

    The most successful hospice care providers are brilliant networkers who have existing relationships within the medical and religious communities Although your network will expand as your hospice service grows, it’s beneficial to be familiar with the major players in your community before you launch your business.

    Startup owners should also realize that hospice care is strictly regulated. Staff licensing and certifications are mandatory, so you will need to research applicable state and federal regulations. For more information about the requirements for nursery and caregivers, contact the National Board for Certification of Hospice & Palliative Care Nurses.

    How to Draft a Hospice Services Company Business Plan

    We know – writing a business plan can be a daunting task for a new entrepreneur.

    But here’s the good news: With a few tips, any entrepreneur can create a successful plan for their business. In its simplest form, a business plan is a document that describes your company’s goals and your strategy for achieving them.

    Once your business plan is in place, you can use it for a variety of funding and planning functions.

    If you still aren’t sure where to begin, consider taking a look at several sample business plans to get the creative juices flowing.

    Look Over the Competition

    Before you open a hospice services business in your town, it’s a smart move to find out how you will fit in the competitive landscape. We’ve provided the link below to help you generate a list of competitors in your area. Just enter your city, state and zip code to get a list of hospice services businesses in your community.

    How tough is the competition in the market you are considering? If the competition is too tough, you may need to think about starting the business in a different area or even start a completely different business instead.

    Studying the Market

    If you want to open a hospice services business the next step is to learn as much as you can from somebody who is already in the business. It’s very unlikely that the local competition will talk to you. What’s in it for them?

    On the other hand, an individual who has a hospice services business outside of your community can be a great learning resource for you, provided that you won’t be directly competing with them. In that case, the business owner may be more than happy to discuss the industry with you. Our estimate is that you may have to contact many business owners to find one who is willing to share his wisdom with you.

    What’s the best way to find an entrepreneur who is running a hospice services business in another community?

    It’s easy. Here’s a link you can use to find a mentor outside of your area.

    How to Buy a Hospice Services Business

    Many experts advise against starting a hospice services business if you can buy an established operation. But as a hospice services business buyer, you’ll quickly discover that a business purchase isn’t completely hassle-free.

    Buying a business can be just as complex as starting one. For most prospective business buyers, the first step is to contact a business broker .

    Business brokers specialize in helping buyers locate profitable hospice services business opportunities. They are also adept at guiding you through the purchase process so you can avoid the mistakes that are commonly made by first-time hospice services business owners.

    Don’t Rule Out Franchising

    The probabilities on your making a success of your new business are higher if you opt for franchising rather than going it alone.

    Prior to starting a hospice services business, it’s worthwhile to check out whether franchise opportunities in your space might make sense for you.

    The link below gives you access to our franchise directory so you can see if there’s a franchise opportunity for you. You might even find something that points you in a completely different direction.

    Related Articles on Starting a Company

    These additional resources regarding starting a business may be of interest to you.





    Resources – DC Vol Coordinators – Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

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    The AHPCO Volunteer Coordinator Discipline Community is made up of Hospice Volunteer Coordinators from all over the state of Arizona. Our volunteer led group meets quarterly to share resources related to volunteer recruitment, training, and retention. We seek to support each other as we help patients and families cope with end of life issues through the provision of quality volunteer assistance. Our meetings are held quarterly on the fourth Friday of the month in varying state locations to allow convenient attendance for participants. Whether you are a new Hospice Volunteer Coordinator or a seasoned veteran, our meetings offer motivation, education, and fresh ideas to help in your daily service to your patients and families. The links listed below offer resources available on various websites and is updated quarterly. Come and join us our meetings are both fun and informative!

    Note from the Chair

    Welcome to this amazing website! We are glad that you are here! What an honor and privilege it is to support and encourage our volunteers as they provide loving companionship to our patients and families. Our role requires us to be available, communicate well, problem solve, be creative, be educated in our field and to be well organized. What better way to grow and enhance these necessary skills than to meet with others who share our role and day to day experiences? Our discipline community meetings offer us this opportunity. One cannot help but walk away from one of our meetings with new and valuable information that has been shared with others The fellowship experienced in these meetings is priceless and enjoyable. Our hope is that you will join us at our next meeting! Come and see what this is all about. You won’t be disappointed! If you are unable to join us in person, conference calling is available and a number will be provided upon request prior to the meeting.

    Join us for a meeting! We meet in person 4 times a year in locations around the state – you may RSVP for a meeting by visiting the Calendar and then selecting the specific date.

    Click here for an excel copy of the resource listings.

    Energize Inc.com www.energizeinc.com (800) 395-9800
    Especially for Leaders of Volunteers. All kinds of resources for the Vol. Coordinator including self help.

    Sweat Monkey.com www.sweatmonkey.org
    Connects a community’s students organizations through volunteering, jobs events.

    The Thanks Company www.thethankscompany.com
    Thank you cards for Volunteers, recognition gifts custom-engravedawards. E-cards for free.

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