A Note from Our President & CEO
BY: Bill Finn
CATEGORY: News and Community
2017 was a year of tremendous change. For many working in the healthcare field, it was an uncertain time as we prepared for the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act. While lawmakers and insurance companies have their own agendas, Hospice of the Western Reserve has just one: to provide our community with the best options in hospice and palliative care.
Hospice of the Western Reserve has been committed to excellence in
compassionate caregiving for 40 years and we are confident that we stand apart from the 50+ other hospice care providers in the region.
Remember that you always have a choice in your hospice care provider. The
healthcare environment is increasingly competitive and, in response, some providers are creating new hospice programs that are out of their areas of expertise. Others are making it challenging to choose a collaborative hospice like Hospice of the Western Reserve. But what's good for the provider is not neccesarily best for the patient. You are your own best advocate.
If you choose to elect the hospice benefit, or help a loved one to do so, we
urge you to choose Hospice of the Western Reserve. Why insist on Hospice of
the Western Reserve? Because we are simply the best at what we do.
We offer hospice care anywhere our patient’s live. We also own and operate
three inpatient hospice care units for those who need additional help managing symptoms. Our inpatient units are not hospitals. They are family friendly environments offering 24/7 care. It’s the next best thing to staying at home.
Caring for the seriously ill takes a special combination of skills, compassion and
resilience. Our team members are caring and committed professionals who live in the neighborhoods they serve. Medical care should be about people not profit. We are a nonprofit community organization, there are no shareholders or investors. It is a privilege to serve the families of Northern Ohio and we will do our best to meet your needs in 2018 and beyond.