Commitment to Quality

Alive Hospice is committed to providing the highest quality of care for our patients and their families. We constantly measure performance in many ways as a means of gauging the quality of care we provide, to look for areas in which to improve, and to guide our overall approach to hospice and palliative care.

When choosing a hospice care provider, it is important to research quality scores to assist you in choosing the best organization to suit your needs and expectations. Alive Hospice provides its quality scores as a public service.

The following are excerpts from the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey of Alive Hospice. Note: The data reported below are the most recent available. Results are posted 4 to 6 months following CAHPS survey data collection to allow for processing and reporting to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). (Last updated: September 6, 2017)

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Accredited by the Joint Commission

Alive Hospice is accredited by the Joint Commission and has held its Gold Seal of Approval for many years. Accreditation is a voluntary step and an indicator of a hospice organization's commitment to service excellence. 

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Last full survey date: 06/06-09/2017
Accreditation decision: Accredited
Effective date: 06/10/2017

Accreditation is awarded to a health care organization that is in compliance with all standards at the time of the onsite survey or has successfully addressed requirements for improvement in an Evidence of Standards Compliance within 45 or 60 days following the posting of the Accreditation Summary Findings Report.

Source: QualityCheck.org

Profile in Quality Excellence

Her title is Chaplain. To one colleague, Khette Cox is “a shepherd.” Some would call her a blessing or the answer to a prayer. Click here for more

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Pictured: Alive Hospice Chaplain Khette Cox (left) with Mrs. Barbara Lewis