Today’s Strategy Planning (SP) process is not your father’s SP process! SP use to be a 3-to-5-year planning window. This is obsolete in today’s environment. Now, SP is all about creating annual rolling operating plans that are updated yearly and are truly helpful tools to assist hospice organizations navigate a complex environment and strengthen performance in the areas of quality, growth, and finance.
I am excited to present my new book,“A Son’s Journey: Taking Care of Mom and Dad.” The book entails my personal journey as my brother and I dealt with our aging parents. The stories told are heartbreaking at times, but also joyful with love and laughter. It illustrates how love and loss is simply the cycle of life we all must endure sooner or later. The lessons my brother and I learned are the gems in the book I would like to share, so that when faced with this inevitable part of life, it can be filled with more positive experiences.
For-Profit vs. Not-For Profit Hospice: Which One Is Best?
The Diane Rehm show on NPR today had a panel discussion to react to a Washington Post article entitled “Dying and Profit: the Evolution of Hospice”.
The Diane Rehm show on NPR today had a panel discussion to react to a Washington Post article entitled “Dying and Profit: the Evolution of Hospice”. (http://wapo.st/1CZiHGc)
The Wall Street Journal article basically said that For-Profit Hospices offer sub-par care. Both the article and NPR panel, in my humble opinion, were both misleading and didn’t address the true issue which was “what do consumers need to know in selecting the best hospice for them?”