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From the Front Lines of Hospice Care: ‘Embrace It with Compassion and Warmth’

From: The Huffington Post
Rosemary Baughn, SVP of VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care, shares the inspirational experiences and career path of Claudia Paul, Hospice Nurse and team manager at VNSNY’s Shirley Goodman and Himan Brown Residence. Learn about the expert and compassionate care Claudia brings to those at the end of life, as well as how she and VNSNY are working to increase access to hospice care within minority communities, where the benefits of end-of-life care are often misunderstood and underused.
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Value-Based Care: A Health Care Concept Both Political Parties Agree On

From: The Huffington Post
VNSNY’s EVP and Chief of Provider Operations, Marki Flannery, discusses how value-based care has been embraced by both major political parties in their policies, as it‘s been shown to be the most effective approach for slowing the rise in health care expenditures while also improving patients’ outcomes and overall healthcare experience. These benefits are why value-based care will be an essential part of any future health care plan, and why a growing proportion of care provided by VNSNY involves value-based models.
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Al Roker’s Road to Recovery After Knee Surgery Leads Him Back to TODAY

From: TODAY
The TODAY Show features VNSNY Physical Therapist Billy Campbell, who has been helping Al Roker with his recovery after having knee replacement surgery. Through a series of exercises, Billy is helping Al regain his strength, balance and agility, enabling him to quickly transition to an outpatient setting to continue his recovery and return to work, less than two weeks after his surgery.
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Letters Of Gratitude Help Bring Thanksgiving Home

From: The Huffington Post
Susan Northover, SVP of Intake and Patient Care Services at VNSNY, shares some letters of thanks expressed by families who receive care from VNSNY, and the gratitude that comes with being able to provide such meaningful care.
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Listening at Life’s End: “Nothing to Say, Everything to Be”

From: The Huffington Post
Rosemary Baughn, SVP of VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care, highlights the vital role volunteers play in caring for hospice patients, providing companionship, support, and relief for patients and family members. VNSNY provides intensive training and support to hospice volunteers, focusing on an approach of active listening and meeting patients wherever they are.
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