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Hospice Care in America 2012

January 29, 2013 Comments off

Hospice Care in America 2012 (PDF)

Source: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

NHPCO Facts and Figures: Hospice Care in America provides an annual overview of important trends in the growth, delivery and quality of hospice care across the country . This overview provides specific information on:

  • Hospice patient characteristics (e .g ., gender, age, ethnicity, race, primary diagnosis, and length of service)
  • Hospice provider characteristics (e .g ., total patients served, organizational type, size, and tax status)
  • Location and level of care
  • Role of paid and volunteer staff