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Triple Aim of Health Care in 2015: Four Seasons CMO and palliative care physician Janet Bull Looks Ahead
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of nonprofit Four Seasons Compassion for Life, talks about the Triple Aim of Healthcare as if it were the Holy Grail. And for health care providers which hope to offer their patients higher quality, better service and lower costs during serious illness or at end of life, it may very well be the equivalent.
‘Introduction to Palliative Care 101’ in N.C. explains how palliative care places the focus on the individual, not the disease
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Western North Carolina residents who wish to learn more about compassionate care during serious illness are invited to attend an event co-hosted by Four Seasons Compassion for Life and Pardee Hospital. The Lunch and Learn, 'Introduction to Palliative Care 101,' will be noon September 30, 2014, at the Pardee Signature Care Clinic in Blue Ridge Mall.
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: North Carolina's Four Seasons Compassion for Life has been chosen by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization as part of its new 'Moments of Life: Made Possible By Hospice' campaign. Through one patient's personal story, Four Seasons demonstrates the hospice focus on living and enabling special moments and memories at end of life for patients and their loved ones.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life, a hospice and palliative care leader, becomes national partner of We Honor Veterans
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: North Carolina's Four Seasons Compassion for Life, an award-winning hospice and palliative care industry leader, has become a national partner of 'We Honor Veterans,' a pioneering campaign developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans' Affairs.
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Four Seasons Compassion for Life today was notified they are the prospective recipients of a $9.5 million grant award from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, a program of the federal Department of Health and Human Services. The non-profit agency emerges as the sole hospice and palliative care provider nationwide chosen to implement health care reform over a three year period through its innovative community care model.
Premiere in N.C. of 'A Unified Presence' to include guest Njekwa Lumbwe, Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Njekwa Lumbwe, national coordinator of the Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia, is the guest of honor at a premiere film screening of 'A Unified Presence,' on Saturday, March 22, at Hendersonville High School Auditorium. Lumbwe will host a 'talk back' session for audience members following the viewing. A VIP welcome reception will precede the event at the Four Seasons Palliative Care Clinic.
Four Seasons Compassion for Life receives HRSA Grant to expand Hospice and Palliative Care in North Carolina
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life. The program is funded by Health Resources and Services Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
FLAT ROCK, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Janet Bull, M.D., chief medical officer of Four Seasons Compassion For Life, is a nominee for American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's list of top 25 visionaries in the field. Bull provides psychological and spiritual support to her patients exceeding the norm in the wider medical field.