“The holiday would have been a lot lonelier at the hospital.” 

Due to his health history, Rick is no stranger to hospital stays. Completely paralyzed below T5, he has learned to pay close attention to his…

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How One Rural Hospital Partnered with Contessa to Solve Barriers to Care Access 

Bringing advanced healthcare to rural populations in their homes is improving outcomes and reducing healthcare disparities

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Spirit of Excellence Award: Acute Care Registered Nurse of the Year

Our 2023 Acute Care Registered Nurse of the Year Award was presented to Lawon Gardner, BSN, RN, an Acute Care Registered Nurse (ACRN) and Clinical…

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“It put my mind at ease.”

Florence and her daughter Joy are both very familiar with medical care. With 86-year-old Florence having retired from the nursing profession and Joy still practicing…

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Spirit of Excellence Award: Home Recovery Care Director of the Year

Our 2023 Home Recovery Care Director of the Year Award was presented to Jaimie Johnson, BSN, RN, PCCN, the Home Recovery Care Director supporting our…

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Spirit of Excellence Award: Advanced Practice Provider of the Year

Our 2023 Advanced Practice Provider of the Year Award was presented to Mary Alyson Carter, ACNP-BC, a nurse practitioner supporting our Palliative Care at Home…

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Spirit of Excellence Award: Clinical Support Professional of the Year

Our 2023 Clinical Support Professional of the Year Award was presented to Nora Eades, LMSW-C, a clinical social worker with our Palliative Care at Home…

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Spirit of Excellence Award: Recovery Care Coordinator of the Year

Our 2023 Recovery Care Coordinator of the Year Award was presented to Delaney Puente, RN, BSN, a Recovery Care Coordinator (RCC) working with our partner Dignity Health. Here…

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Palliative Care News: Provider Partnerships Driving Palliative Care Growth

Palliative Care News | January 8, 2024 Interest is growing in palliative care programs, and our Vice President and National Medical Director of Primary and…

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Spirit of Excellence Award: 2023 Patient Support Professional of the Year

Our 2023 Patient Support Professional of the Year Award was presented to Cheryl Russell, a Patient Care Navigator (PCN) working with our Virtual Care Unit….

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Position Spotlight: Recovery Partner

Stephanie is originally from northern Minnesota, where she graduated from high school in a little town called Aurora. She attended college at the University of…

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Palliative Care News: Contessa’s Lessons Learned on Risk-Based Palliative Care

Palliative Care News | December 13, 2023 Our Vice President and National Medical Director of Primary and Palliative Care, Dr. Gavin Baumgardner, sat down with…

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