VITAS® Healthcare in Columbus has earned Level Four Community Partner recognition for its We Honor Veterans program, a designation that provides local veterans with specialized, veteran-centric hospice care and support as they face unique challenges and issues that can arise near the end of life.
Stevenson Chery, a Haitian student who attended undergraduate college at the University of Florida, graduate school at the University of Central Florida and medical school at Florida International University, was recently awarded the 2018 VITAS Healthcare Scholarship.
VITAS Healthcare is celebrating four decades of compassionate care for hospice patients and their families. Founded in 1978 in Miami, VITAS was one of the nation's first hospice programs.
VITAS Healthcare has broken ground on a new Inpatient Hospice Unit (IPU) at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, caring for patients in 14 area counties.
VITAS Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care, is attending the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute & Expo 2018, being held June 20-22 in San Diego, CA.
Through pre-recorded visits led by retired military tour guides, veterans in VITAS’ care visit the WWII Memorial and Vietnam War memorials in virtual reality.
At VITAS, we celebrate the dedication and service of all 2,500 VITAS hospice aides nationwide during National Nursing Assistants Week (June 14–20).
VITAS has opened a new, free-standing Inpatient Hospice Unit (IPU) at St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital, caring for patients from Passaic, Bergen, Morris and Essex counties.
VITAS celebrates Pride Month, a time to observe the contributions of individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual or questioning/queer.
VITAS celebrates National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW), May 13-19, by shining a light on the diverse life stories and relationships that shape experiences within the nation’s skilled nursing centers.
VITAS® Healthcare, the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care, is now an associate member of the American Hospital Association (AHA). VITAS brings a 40-year history of industry expertise and perspective on the integration of hospice and palliative care services in hospitals to ensure a seamless continuum of care for patients.
The sterling image of nurses and their remarkable versatility are two reasons VITAS Healthcare is celebrating National Nurses Week, May 6–12, 2018.
With May marking Jewish American Heritage Month 2018, VITAS applauds the memorable and diverse contributions Jewish Americans have made to the world.
VITAS Healthcare named Denise Clark, DO, senior medical director of its hospice and palliative care program serving Lake and Sumter counties, Florida.
VITAS will be a contributing sponsor for the America’s Physician Groups national conference, “Taking Responsibility for America’s Health,” held April 19-21, 2018 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.
VITAS has adopted the theme of talking about of end of life care to recognize National Healthcare Decisions Day on Monday, April 16, 2018.
Volunteer workers play a significant role for hospice providers, so VITAS is pleased to celebrate April 15-21 as National Volunteer Week.
VITAS will serve as an executive sponsor of “The Business of Health Care: What’s Next?” a University of Miami (UM) conference featuring the healthcare industry’s most influential business leaders and policymakers.
VITAS has developed the first mobile scanning referral app for practitioners. As easy as aim-snap-send, referrals to VITAS are quick, secure and simple.
VITAS is delivering that message to the Hospital Medicine 2018 Conference in Orlando, the largest gathering of hospital medicine specialists in the world.
In light of the amazing contributions physicians make to our society, VITAS acknowledges National Doctor’s Day, which falls on March 30th every year.
Medical leaders from VITAS Healthcare were honored by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) at the Annual Assembly for Hospice & Palliative Care in Boston.
March is Social Work Month, a time to honor and thank the 680,000 social workers who focus on creating positive social change.
VITAS Healthcare, has opened its first dedicated hospital-based inpatient suites in Orange County at Chapman Global Medical Center.
Dr. Cris Johnson, a physician with Palliative Medical Associates, a division of VITAS, has joined the palliative care team at Methodist Hospital.
Black History Month is celebrated during February to recognize the achievements of African Americans and their essential role in U.S. history.
VITAS Healthcare, the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care, has won the 2018 Process Excellence Network (PEX) Awards in the Best Technology-Enabled Process Improvement Project category for its mobile solution to improve patient experience.
VITAS Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care, recently made the shortlist for the 2018 PEX Network Awards’ Best Technology-Enabled Process Improvement Project.
VITAS recognizes Jan 15, as a day to honor Dr. King’s legacy as an inspiring preacher, tireless community activist & leader of the civil rights movement.
VITAS Healthcare is now accepting hospice-appropriate patients in Florida's Lake and Sumter counties.