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SANTA FE 2020 | Compelling. Motivating. Rejuvenating.

Our 2020 convention is jam-packed with experiences to help you tap-in, tune-up, and recharge your batteries as a hospice professional. Here’s a sneak peek at just a few of the dynamic offerings:   The Art of Happiness Why should there be a presentation on happiness at a conference focusing on death, dying and grief? It […]

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Yesss! MACtoberfest 2019

Picture above: Kathy Kardules (PGBA) and Kerry Stevenson (VITAS). Many thanks to our attendees, exhibitors, and the Palmetto GBA speakers for making MACtoberfest 2019 a success!     Packed full of helpful, detailed information about billing and reimbursement, the MACtoberfest conference puts you face-to-face with the knowledgeable staff of Palmetto GBA. In case you missed […]

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Plugging in to the bigger picture

Photo: TNMHO education committee volunteers planning the 2020 annual conference. We are so fortunate to have their combined 390+ years of hospice experience guiding our selection of conference sessions and speakers. ______________________   Engage. Inspire. Lead. Want to up your game as a hospice professional? Strengthen your knowledge of hospice care and create connections in […]

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Why should you attend MACtoberfest in Santa Fe?

Food. Art. Culture. History. (Oh, and top-notch hospice billing information, too, of course.)      | MACtoberfest with TNMHO and PGBA: October 28-29, 2019 | Most visits to Santa Fe come to experience the city’s internationally renowned art and culture. Others are drawn by the cuisine – restaurants include James Beard Award winners and hole-in-the-wall […]

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Cultivating a Lifelong Passion for Hospice Care

      What’s your passion? I am passionate about hospice. Yet how did that come to be? As I reflect on my more than 25 years in hospice care, I recall attending my first Texas Hospice Conference in Lubbock, Texas just after becoming employed by Hospice in the Pines, Incorporated.  This was the most […]

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Dementia-Specific Advance Directives

  Is your hospice caring for a patient with dementia? If you aren’t yet, you will be. With dementia diagnoses on the rise, it’s important for patients of sound mind to document the medical care they want, thus ensuring those end-of-life wishes are honored and respected. Currently, dementia is the sixth leading cause of death […]

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Expanding Our Reach

  I’m very excited to participate in this new endeavor, and pen the initial blog post for the Texas New Mexico Hospice Organization.  As the President of the Executive Board, I had the recent privilege of attending the Council of States meeting in Washington, D.C. with Executive Director Larry Farrow. It had been nearly 20 […]

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