It’s National Nurses Week – Time to Celebrate and Reward our Favorite People

If you’re familiar with the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), you probably know of our affection for America’s foremost caregivers – nurses. Nobody works harder than nurses and nobody makes more of a difference in people’s lives than nurses. National Nurses Week began on May 6 and ends on May 12, the…

Transitions of Care Standards Created by American Case Management Association

  The American Case Management Association (ACMA) has created the first multi-setting, inter-professional National Transitions of Care Standards endorsed by an Executive Steering Committee composed of representation from payer, provider, and other organizations. The ACMA Transitions of Care Standards were designed with input from 15 collaborating organizations representing 10 practice settings: acute care, primary care,…

Help Wanted: Nurse Procedure Writers

Have you written clinical policies and procedures in the past?  Do you like doing the research and developing a detailed roadmap for someone to complete a task? Then we have a job that fits you perfectly! NAHC has entered a collaboration agreement with Wolter Kluwer, the owner of Lippincott, to provide clinical expertise developing home…

NAHC Executive VP Andrea Devoti on NAHC 2.0 and the New Focus for Home Care and Hospice

At the 2018 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo, NAHC Executive Vice President Andrea Devoti, a former chair of the Board of Directors and CEO of a home care agency in Pennsylvania for 18 years, spoke with Forcura, a NAHC member and one of the leading business partners in the industry. Andrea spoke to…

Help Wanted: Nurse Procedure Writers

Have you written clinical policies and procedures in the past?  Do you like doing the research and developing a detailed roadmap for someone to complete a task? Then we have a job that fits you perfectly! NAHC has entered a collaboration agreement with Wolter Kluwer, the owner of Lippincott, to provide clinical expertise developing home…

Day 2 of NAHC’s Annual Conference Explores Various Paths to Leadership

The second day of the 2018 Home Care and Hospice Conference and Expo in Grapevine, Texas opened with something completely new and different – a series of talks by conference attendees on the paths their lives took them – often in circuitous and unexpected directions – to the leadership positions they hold today. This General…

Help Wanted: Nurse Procedure Writers

Have you written clinical policies and procedures in the past?  Do you like doing the research and developing a detailed roadmap for someone to complete a task? Then we have a job that fits you perfectly! NAHC has entered a collaboration agreement with Wolter Kluwer, the owner of Lippincott, to provide clinical expertise developing home…

Help Wanted: Nurse Procedure Writers

If you are experienced in home care and/or hospice and enjoy documenting the procedures to provide high quality nursing care, then we have a job that fits you perfectly! NAHC has entered a collaboration agreement with Wolter Kluwer, the owner of Lippincott, to provide clinical expertise developing home health nursing procedures for their product Lippincott…

NAHC Collaboration with Lippincott Procedures; Seeking Nurse Procedure Writers

NAHC has entered a collaboration agreement with Wolter Kluwer, the owner of Lippincott, to provide clinical expertise developing home health nursing procedures for their product Lippincott Procedures.  This collaboration is to provide individuals interested and capable of writing and editing policies for their new procedure manual for home care nurses.  This procedure manual is digital…

Celebrate Angels of Mercy during National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week began May 6, as it does ever year, and ends on May 12, the birthday of the great Florence Nightingale. The theme for 2018 is “Nurses: Inspire, Innovate, Influence.” Nurses have no greater champion than the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). “No group is more deserving of our respect…