Community Care Hospice

1669 Rombach Ave.
Wilmington, OH 45177
Phone: 937.382.5400
Fax: 937.383.3898

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Hospice of Central Ohio

Newark

2269 Cherry Valley Rd.
Newark, OH 43055
740.788.1400

Inpatient Care Center

1320 West Main St.
Newark, OH 43055
740.344.0379

Ohio's Community Mercy Hospice

Mitchell-Thomas Center
100 W. McCreight Ave., Ste. 400
Springfield, OH 45504
Phone: 937.390.9665

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

5940 Long Meadow Dr.,
Middletown, OH 45005
513.422.0300

Ohio's Hospice of Dayton

324 Wilmington Ave.
Dayton, Ohio 45420
937.256.4490
1.800.653.4490

Ohio's Hospice of Fayette County

222 N. Oakland Ave.,
Washington Court House, OH 43160
740.335.0149

Ohio's Hospice LifeCare

1900 Akron Rd.,
Wooster, OH 44691
330.264.4899

Ohio's Hospice of Miami County

550 Summit Ave., Ste. 101,
Troy, OH 45373
937.335.5191

1.800.653.4490 info@OhiosHospice.org
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Writing A New Chapter For End-of-Life Care

Writing A New Chapter for End-of-Life Care

We’re living longer these days, and that’s certainly a good thing. Thanks to advances in…

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The Benefits Of A MOLST Document

The Benefits of a MOLST Document

By: Dr. Cleanne Cass As a palliative care and hospice physician, I have seen husbands,…

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To Lead Is To Serve

To Lead is to Serve

As the CEO of Ohio’s Hospice, a lot of people know me as someone deeply…

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Why Choosing A Not-for-Profit Hospice Makes A Difference In Patient Care

Why Choosing a Not-for-Profit Hospice Makes a Difference in Patient Care

Ohio's Hospice was founded to strengthen not-for-profit community hospices. By joining forces, the affiliates of…

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Cultivating Critical Thinking Skills In Nursing

Cultivating Critical Thinking Skills in Nursing

In my reading, a title caught my eye. “Nurses have cited a lack of critical…

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Our Mission Calls For Kindness

Our Mission Calls for Kindness

We are living in turbulent times. Rampant change and uncertainty create an unsettling and uncomfortable…

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Serve First. Then Lead.

Serve First. Then Lead.

I’ve always believed that truly great healthcare organizations are led by those who understand the…

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When Time Stands Still

When Time Stands Still

The importance of being in the moment. Dr. Thomson explains how mindfulness is important at the…

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A Privilege To Serve

A Privilege to Serve

As the Chief Operating Officer at Ohio’s Hospice, I have the privilege of speaking with…

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“Palliative Care? Isn’t That Just Hospice?”

“Palliative care? Isn’t that just hospice?”

What’s the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice Care? “Palliative care? Isn’t that just hospice?”…

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Peace, Comfort, And Dignity: The Heart Of Hospice

Peace, Comfort, and Dignity: The Heart of Hospice

What is hospice? What does it do? As a hospice CEO, I’ve given tremendous thought…

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Four Ways To Build A Better Hospice Team

Four Ways to Build a Better Hospice Team

More than a Bunch of Folks: Four Ways to Build a Better Hospice Team The…

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The Blessings Of Working In Hospice

The Blessings of Working in Hospice

Before joining the team at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, I had the opportunity to rotate…

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DNR Versus AND Designations: How Are They Different?

DNR versus AND Designations: How are They Different?

In the late 1990s, the late Reverend Chuck Meyer offered the idea of the Allow…

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Ohio’s Hospice: Doing What’s Right

Ohio’s Hospice: Doing What’s Right

by Kent Anderson, President/CEO Remember the game musical chairs? A chair is taken away and…

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Meet the Thought Leadership Team

Dr. Cleanne Cass

Dr. Cleanne Cass

DO, FAAFP, FAAHPM, CAQ Geriatrics, Director of Community Care and Education, Innovative Care Solutions

Dr. Cass is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and is a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She is also board certified by the American…

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Kent Anderson, FACHE

Kent Anderson, FACHE

CEO, Ohio’s Hospice

Kent Anderson, FACHE CEO, Ohio’s Hospice Aspires to always be an inspirational servant-leader, seeking innovative approaches to improving healthcare organizations and access. Kent is attempting to spearhead change in the delivery…

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Kerry Hamilton

Kerry Hamilton

President/CEO, Hospice of Central Ohio Chief Strategy Officer, Ohio’s Hospice

Kerry Hamilton President/CEO, Hospice of Central Ohio Chief Strategy Officer, Ohio’s Hospice Upon completion of military service Kerry entered the healthcare field, quickly earning leadership roles in hospice and palliative…

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Jeffrey Lycan, BS, MS

Jeffrey Lycan, BS, MS

Hospice & Palliative Care Advocate

Jeffrey Lycan, BS, MS Hospice & Palliative Care Advocate Since my early days as an oncology nurse, I have found steadfast fulfillment in palliative care. For me, it’s about making…

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Mary Murphy, RN, MS, AOCN, ACHPN

Mary Murphy, RN, MS, AOCN, ACHPN

President, Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton

Mary Murphy, RN, MS, AOCN, ACHPN President, Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton A published author, nationally recognized leader among hospice and palliative nurses, Mary has served in a variety of clinical…

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Chirag Patel, MD, FAAHPM

Chirag Patel, MD, FAAHPM

Chirag Patel, MD, FAAHPM President, Innovative Care Solutions/Pure Healthcare and Regional Chief Medical Officer, Ohio’s Hospice  As a leader of palliative care initiatives in greater Dayton, Dr. Patel has established…

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Wendy Schmitz, MD

Wendy Schmitz, MD

Wendy Schmitz, MD Vice President of Medical Care, Ohio’s Hospice  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Dr. Schmitz has expanded her role and expertise into international…

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Amy Wagner

Amy Wagner

Chief Operating Officer Ohio’s Hospice

Amy Wagner, Chief Operating Officer Ohio’s Hospice Amy’s twenty years of experience in the human resources field is coupled with strong leadership and regulatory compliance experience to offer valuable insights…

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