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We know hospice and palliative care programs across the state are being inundated with updates and resources regarding the Coronavirus. The FHPCA staff has collected some national and regional resources we hope will be helpful for our Florida-based clinicians.

National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care
The outbreak of COVID-19 is impacting our work as hospice and palliative care providers.  This National Coalition is committed to supporting people with this disease while continuing the vital services to those with other serious illnesses.  Click here for a list of national resources to provide guidance during this pandemic.

Florida Resources:
CMS Telehealth and Hospice
CMS released a video providing answers to common questions about the Medicare telehealth services benefit.  CMS is expanding this benefit on a temporary basis under the 1135 waiver authority and Coronavirus Preparedeness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act.  Click here to watch the video.  

NHPCO Webinar on Telehealth in the Age of COVID-19

NHPCO Hospice Providers Quick References
 
Big Bend Hospice
Pandemic keeps us physically distant by being socially connected


Community Hospice
Coronavirus in Jacksonville:  At hospice,
life and death carry on


Coronavirus: Local crafters make masks for Jacksonville medical workers

Cornerstone Hospice
Citizens step up to help provide protective gear


Covenant Care
Huge flower display outside Covenant Care of Pensacola looks to spread cheer

Hospice of Marion County
Hospice of Marion County Spotlights April as National Healthcare Decisions Month

Seasons Hospice

Fighting The Pandemic: Hospice Care Providers Battle On The Front Lines

Suncoast Hospice | Empath Health
Hospices Strategize to Assure Patients that Care is Safe During Pandemic

Tidewell Hospice
Tidewell, community volunteers help with PPE


Trustbridge
Taps for World War II vet witnessed by only a few

VITAS
Inpatient Hospice Care Comes to Florida’s Treasure Coast with VITAS Suites at Tiffany Hall

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Send your news to info@floridahospices.org.

 
Upcoming Webinars
 

The Dos and Don'ts of Managed Care Contracting
Presenter:  Kathy Ahearn, RN, BSN, PHN, Ahearn Advisement Partners
When: Thursday, April 16, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm ET
Where: Online
More Info: Register Online


Charting for the Jury:  Improving Documentation & Quality Care
Presenters:  Susan Keane Baker, MHA and Paul R. Keane, JD, President, Martin, Magnuson, McCarthy, and Kenney
When: Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm ET
Where: Online
More Info: Register Online


Counseling Techniques & Interventions for Bereavement Professionals
Presenter:  Gary Gardia, LCSW, APHSAW-C, Executive Director, APHSW
When: Thursday, April 21, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm ET
Where: Online
More Info: Register Online

 
View all upcoming webinars HERE.

Find Your Next Career Opportunity!
 
Medical Director & Staff Physician Openings - Chapters Health System, Tampa

Grief Counselor - Per Diem - Treasure Coast Hospice, Stuart

Clinical Team Manager - Treasure Coast Hospice, Ft. Pierce

RN Case Manager - Treasure Coast Hospice, Stuart

RN Admissions - Treasure Coast Hospice - Port St. Lucie

RN Admissions - Trustbridge Health

Are you a member of FHPCA and want to post to the FHPCA Job Board?
Contact Holly Sinco at holly@floridahospices.org for details. 

 

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