Monthly Archives: March 2015

Morphine and Pain

Morphine and Pain By Victor Montour Hospice advocates good pain control for terminally ill patients, even to the point of using narcotic drugs (we call them opiates) such as morphine as they are needed. With all the concern about drug … Continue reading

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Hospice Care While Living In a Nursing Home

Hospice Care While Living In a Nursing Home By Victor Montour Some patients with a terminal illness call a nursing home “home”. At Front Range Hospice, we specialize in providing hospice care in the place patients call home. A nursing … Continue reading

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Taking Responsibility for Reductions in Hospital Readmissions: Be Careful

Taking Responsibility for Reductions in Hospital Readmissions: Be Careful  By: Elizabeth E. Houge, Esq. Hospital administrators are increasingly focused on decreasing readmission as they continue to receive penalties in the form of reductions in reimbursement from the Medicare Program. Hospital … Continue reading

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