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Community Care Hospice

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

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Ohio's Community Mercy Hospice

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

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Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

Chapel Hill
12200 Strausser St. NW
Canal Fulton, OH 44614

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Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

200 Timberline Dr. #1212
Marietta, OH 45750

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

5940 Long Meadow Dr.
Middletown, OH 45005

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Ohio's Hospice of Dayton

324 Wilmington Ave.
Dayton, Ohio 45420

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio


2269 Cherry Valley Rd.
Newark, OH 43055

Inpatient Care Center

1320 West Main St.
Newark, OH 43055

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio at
The Ohio State University
Wexner Medical Center

410 W 10th Ave - 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43210

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Ohio's Hospice of Fayette County

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

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Ohio's Hospice of Miami County

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

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Ohio's Hospice LifeCare

1900 Akron Rd.
Wooster, OH 44691

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Ohio's Hospice Loving Care

779 London Ave.
Marysville, OH 43040

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The Three Words That Will Change Your Life

Do not resuscitate. These are three powerful and confusing words for families and patients. They are…

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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

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

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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

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

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

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Our Mission Calls for Kindness

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

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It’s Not Like the Movies

Death is a natural part of life. All of us are born; all of us…

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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

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

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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?”

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

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Thought Leadership Ohio's 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

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

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?

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

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

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

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 of not-for-profit hospice and palliative…

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Kerry Hamilton

Chief Strategy Officer, Ohio’s Hospice

Upon completion of military service Kerry entered the healthcare field, quickly earning leadership roles in hospice and palliative care. He puts an emphasis on bringing strategy, people and action together…

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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 patients and family members as comfortable as possible during…

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Mary Murphy, RN, MS, AOCN, ACHPN

President (retired), Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton

A published author, nationally recognized leader among hospice and palliative nurses, Mary has served in a variety of clinical leadership roles at the state and national level.

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Chirag Patel, MD, FAAHPM

As a leader of palliative care initiatives in greater Dayton, Dr. Patel has established himself as an innovator, mentor and passionate patient advocate.

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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 efforts to assure…

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Amy Wagner

President, 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 into the evolving healthcare environment.

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