Hospice

Lakeland HealthCare: Norma Tirado, VP, Human Resources & Health Information Technology

January 19, 2012

Like other organizations, Lakeland HealthCare, located in St. Joseph, Mich., is striving to stay abreast of healthcare’s rapid changes and impending reforms. Norma Tirado, vice president of human resources and health information technology, said they are doing this with a focus on innovation and a priority on patients’ needs, best demonstrated by Lakeland’s steadfast implementation […]

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Arbor Hospice: Gloria D. Brooks, CEO

August 19, 2010

Between in-home care, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and a 26-bed inpatient unit, Arbor Hospice provides hospice care to terminally ill patients of all ages throughout southeastern Michigan. Currently serving more than 7,000 patients and family members annually, the Ann Arbor based non-profit spans a seven-county region, with more than 200 employees, ranging from […]

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VITAS Innovative Hospice Care: Tim O’Toole, CEO

August 19, 2010

Quality, compassionate care at the end of life is the mission at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care®.  Although a relatively new concept in the US, hospice has taken the direct route to mainstream medicine. Among the now 4,850 hospice organizations, VITAS has been a pioneer, leading the way for 30 years. The growth of hospice care […]

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Delaware Hospice: Susan Lloyd, President & CEO

August 19, 2010

Unlike most of the US health care community, hospice leaders and staff operate, not from the position of treating and solving an illness, but from the standpoint of caring for and comforting both those suffering from a life-limiting illness and the needs of the patients’ families. Delaware Hospice does precisely that and the statewide non-profit […]

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Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice: Julie Shackley, CEO

August 19, 2010

Healing often requires more than just medical treatment. For patients who are homebound, the power of touch and a caring smile is often the most critical part of preserving quality of life. Since 1966, Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice has been helping the residents of central and western Maine maintain independence and quality of life […]

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