Healthcare Provider Resources

Nurse and patient discuss healthcare plans

How can Hospice assist you in caring for your patients?

  • Assist Physician in having difficult conversations with patients and families regarding transitioning from curative care to palliative care.
  • Big Bend Hospice Physicians are available for Medical Team consults.
  • Hospice pays for medications related to hospice diagnosis and comfort care, easing the financial burden to patients and families.
  • Decrease hospital admissions, length of stay in hospitals, and 30-day readmissions.
  • Assist with discharge planning from hospital to home/facility.
  • Reduce the number of physician phone calls by providing a 24-hour phone number for patient and family support.
  • Provide DME including/but not limited to O2, hospital bed, wheelchair, walker, at NO cost to patient or family.
  • Provide medication management, including narcotics, to patients for symptom management.
  • Improve caregiver outcomes and patient/family satisfaction.
  • Prevent unnecessary and expensive treatment of a patient at end of life.

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