According to the 2015 National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Facts and Figures: Hospice Care in America, 1.6 to 1.7 million patients required hospice care in 2014.
Hospice care services include:
As a team of nurses, therapists, home health aides, physicians and counselors coordinate end-of-life services, attention to the ordering and delivery of medical supplies is a key component to providing adequate care.
Designing a supplies delivery plan requires attention to details including the right equipment and products in the appropriate quantities to meet the patient’s specific needs. It is also important to consider the needs of the caregiver and include them in the decision making process. Often, nurses complete this assessment and time-consuming ordering process. In order to ensure nurses are able to spend as much time as possible providing care, it is important to make the product selection and ordering process as efficient as possible.
What to Consider
Concordance Healthcare Solutions provides hospice professionals with specific innovative tools to address these challenges. Contact us to learn more how Concordance can help alleviate your supply chain challenges.
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