Health

Coaching Workshop for the Holiday Season

Beat the holiday blues! Let the Cancer Community Center help you to get your head in the right space for the hectic holiday season. Join us Thursday, Nov. 4th from 6 to 7:30 PM as the Cancer Community Center (778 Main Street in South Portland) welcomes Life Coach, Pat Grosser for “Coaching for the Holiday Season.”
 
This workshop is offered FREE to anyone who has been impacted by cancer--anyone who 'has' or 'has had' a cancer diagnosis, as well as friends and family. All are welcome. Anyone interested in attending this free coaching session should call 774-2200 to reserve a seat; space is limited.

Jade Integrated Health hires a New Practitioner

Jade Integrated Health on Munjoy Hill in Portland, has recently added a new practitioner to their operations and welcomed new health care provider to their building.

VNA Home Health and Hospice named to HomeCare Elite Top 500

South Portland, Maine – October 20, 2010 – VNA Home Health and Hospice has been named one of the top 500 home health agencies in the country, according to the 2010 HomeCare Elite. Now in its fifth year, HomeCare Elite identified the top 25 percent of home health agencies in the United States, and further highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement, and financial performance.

'The 2010 HomeCare Elite winners continue to demonstrate a commitment to providing their patients with the best possible care while performing at the highest level," said Amanda Twiss, CEO of OCS HomeCare. "We congratulate VNA Home Health and Hospice on being one of the top home care agencies in the country. In addition, we salute all forward-thinking providers who are already working on measuring and improving their performance using OASIS-C outcomes and process measures and HH-CAHPS results.