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The Blog to Transform Advanced Care

Advancing Care through Innovation, Observation and Collaboration.

It was shortly after a dear friend’s death from AIDS over 20 years ago that our Founder, Sarah Hines, began her journey into caring for those facing death and those living with deep grief.   For 10 years she sat bedside with families as they witnessed and grieved the loss of their person. This could…

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Joanna is a graduate student in the MBA in Healthcare Delivery Sciences program at The University of Tulsa. She currently serves as an Albert Schweitzer fellow, a research and development intern with LUNA Counseling & Community Care and part of the Champions of Aging cohort for 2021. Her graduate focus includes researching the infrastructure and resources surrounding…

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Hospice East Bay is a pioneer hospice established in 1977 by community volunteers to create support for patients who wanted to die at home. Our mission is to care for patients through the end of life, easing fear and suffering, while also ensuring that patients and families retain dignity and control over their personal choices.…

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Last week, the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee held a hearing that focused on the use of Telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential benefits of its continued use. Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) lifted the unique experiences of ALS patients seeking care as the healthcare system rapidly enhanced its use of virtual services.   “Telehealth…

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Eternally is here to radically improve end-of-life care. This is something that impacts everyone in the world, yet we are still using bizarrely antiquated methods of planning and preparing for it. Most importantly, most Americans feel they don’t have the access to someone who can help them with planning. Eternally acknowledges that this is a…

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C-TAC is excited to welcome Stephanie Zawada to our team as a Partnerships and Programs Intern. She is originally from Tucson, AZ and is a Ph.D. student at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. At Mayo Clinic, Stephanie is studying artificial intelligence applications in the Clinical and Translational Science program. Get to know Stephanie below! What…

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On April 19, HHS announced an investment of $150 million to community-based health care providers, supporting their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding, made available through the Health Resources and Services Administration, will support approximately 100 Health Center Program look-alikes (LALs) to respond to and mitigate the spread of COVID-19, strengthen vaccination efforts and…

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Established in 1979, the South Carolina Home Care & Hospice Association (SCHCHA) is a trade organization representing providers of home health, hospice, palliative care, and other in-home care services. SCHCHA is one of the oldest and largest organizations of its kind in the nation, representing agencies and professionals dedicated to providing quality care to patients…

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