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NHPCO Edge Services

Contact NHPCO Edge for:

Hospice Strategic Planning

NHPCO Edge can help your organization through the entire planning process, from the development of Mission and Vision statements to completing strategic and operational plans. We work closely with clients to build consensus for the planning process at all levels, from board members to management and staff. NHPCO Edge can help with:

  • Strategic plans
  • Retreat facilitation
  • Mission and vision statements
  • Stakeholder input
  • Market and opportunity analysis
  • Operational plans

Regulatory and Compliance Workshops

Where do you turn for the latest guidance in regulatory and compliance issues affecting hospice? To NHPCO, of course!

Our expert educators will lead a half-day, full-day or two-day workshop at your location so all your staff can attend. We offer the latest, most up-to-date guidance on regulatory and compliance issues affecting hospice. Thanks to our broad expertise, we can customize our content to meet your needs.

Regulatory and Compliance Topic Modules Include:

  • What hospice boards need to know
  • Hospice policy update
  • Admission and certification
  • Determining relatedness
  • Assessment and plan of care
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Audit management strategies
  • Documentation
  • Live discharges and transfers
  • Locations of care
  • Managing levels of care
  • General inpatient care
  • Medicare survey readiness

Palliative Service Planning

How do you start a successful palliative service and ensure that it is sustainable? Our experts have years of experience in planning, operating and managing palliative services. We have special expertise in billing and coding for palliative service reimbursement. Contact NHPCO Edge for help as you design your palliative service.

Market Analysis

NHPCO Edge has access to proprietary databases that can tell you exactly what your competitors—and your referral sources—are doing in your market. Call on NHPCO Edge for help understanding your options and your opportunities.

Web Marketing, Social Marketing and SEO Support

NHPCO Edge has special knowledge of hospice marketing and how to successfully tie that into a strong and supportive web presence. We can help you raise your profile in local web searches and make sure that your website puts your organization’s best face forward. With guidance from NHPCO Edge, we can make sure that your patients, their families, and your referral sources can easily find you and understand why your hospice is unique.

Feasibility and Optimization for Hospice Facilities

Recent regulatory scrutiny has placed hospice facilities under more stress, with shorter lengths of stay, than ever before. NHPCO Edge has years of experience in modeling hospice utilization and helping our clients understand how best to optimize existing facilities so as to keep beds full while remaining fully compliant with Medicare regulations and oversight.

Governance and Leadership Development for Hospices

The seasoned consultants at NHPCO Edge can provide best practices and guidance to your organization’s board and executive leadership. We offer special training for hospice boards, leadership coaching, and organizational assessments tailored to the special needs of hospices and caregivers at the end of life.