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Insights Archive

Insights

Insights is a publication of NHPCO’s National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professionals (NCHPP), the segment of the NHPCO membership that represents individual professionals and clinicians.

The articles in Insights are all written by NCHPP members, who provide a range of tips, strategies and best practices from the interdisciplinary team perspective. If you are interested in contributing to Insights, please contact the NCHPP Section Leader representing your discipline.

Beginning this year, Insights is being produced on a semi-annual basis - in two formats: a digital edition and a traditional PDF. The Summer edition of Insights was released in June, while a Winter edition will be released in December 2010. 

2010 Insights

While the digital edition loads faster and features active links, both formats contain the same content.

Winter Insights    
Winter 2010 Digital Edition
Winter 2010 PDF [6 MB]

Summer Insights
Summer 2010 Digital Edition
Summer 2010 PDF   [6 MB]

2009 Insights

March 2009 - Preserving Hospice Values in a Difficult EconomyMarch 2009
Preserving Hospice
Values in a Difficult Economy

June 2009 - Mentoring and Sharing in a Changing Landscape
June 2009
Mentoring and
Sharing in a Changing Landscape

September 2009 - Providing Higher Quality Care
September 2009
Providing Higher Quality Care

December 2009 - Supporting Staff and Volunteers
December 2009
Supporting
Staff and Volunteers

2008 Insights

March 2008 - Access: Beyond Cancer
March 2008
Access: Beyond
Cancer

June 2008 - Finding Direction When Things Go Wrong
June 2008 
Finding Direction
When Things Go Wrong

September 2008 - The IDG on Local Advocacy
September 2008
The IDG on Local Advocacy: The ­Power in Making It Personal

December 2008 - The Hospice Team on the New CoPs
December 2008
The Hospice Team on the New CoPs

2007 Insights

 March 2007 - 25 Years of the Medicare Hospice Benefit
March 2007
25 Years of
the Medicare Hospice
Benefit

 June 2007 - Hospice Care for the Mind, Body and Spirit
June 2007 
Hospice Care
for the Mind, Body, and
Spirit

 September 2007 - Quality Partners Turn One Year Old
September 2007
Quality Partners Turns
One Year Old

 December 2007 - Caring For Children and Their Families
December 2007
Caring for Children and
Their Families

For issues earlier than 2007, please contact the Communications Department at NHPCO at 703-837-1500.

2006 Insights

March 2006 - Succession Planning
March 2006
Succession Planning: Mentoring and Sharing

June 2006 - Supporting Family Caregivers
June 2006  Supporting Family Caregivers

September 2006 - Ethics: Theory and Practice
September 2006
Ethics: Theory and  Practice 

December 2006 - Stronger Together: In Hospice, Quality is the Tie that Binds
December 2006
Stronger Together: In Hospice, Quality is
the Tie that Binds

2005 Insights

March 2005 - Your Community: Coalitions, Collaborations and ConnectionsMarch 2005
Your Community: Coalitions, Collaborations, and Connections  
June 2005 - Care Settings: Different Backdrops in Hospice Care June 2005
Care Settings: Different Backdrops in Hospice Care 
September 2005 - Natural Disasters: Preparing Your Program September 2005
Natural Disasters: Preparing Your Program
December 2005 - Rural Issues: Perspectives from those Providing Care December 2005
Rural Issues: Perspectives from those Providing Care

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