May 18, 2016
Community Hospice of Northeast Florida has received nine national awards for our We Choose advertising campaign over the past two weeks.
The organization recently joined forces with ruckus. advertising + public relations to launch the campaign to better convey the organization’s unmatched quality, service and satisfaction in the region.
“Our goal was to incorporate a fresh look and feel into our nonprofit’s marketing and advertising by highlighting services that distinguish us as a local leader in advanced illness and not just a hospice organization,” said Lisa Acheson Luther, director of communications and brand for Community Hospice. “One year later, the accolades from our collaboration with ruckus. and our patient families are a testament to the power of good storytelling.”
January 6, 2016
Community Hospice of Northeast Florida is one of only 141 hospice providers nationwide participating in the Medicare Care Choices Model – a new option that allows Medicare beneficiaries to receive curative and comfort care at the same time.
November 19, 2015
Danielle Eaves Hernandez and Dr. Kelly Cronin Komatz were recognized as 2015 Health Care Heroes by the Jacksonville Business Journal on Tuesday. Both play an integral role in Community PedsCare®, the pediatric hospice and palliative care program of Community Hospice of Northeast Florida.
October 2, 2015
Jacksonville should turbocharge its economic growth by helping 50-plus residents embrace “encore” careers. Northeast Florida businesses should create workplace policies that support family members caring for frail or disabled loved ones. The community should create a private membership service to help older people get around even if they can no longer drive themselves, and encourage building homes designed so that people can live independently throughout their lives.
These are among the recommendations from a new Jacksonville Community Council, Inc., (JCCI) study, “Re-Think Aging,” released today during JCCI’s 2015 annual meeting at WJXT.
September 15, 2015
Community Hospice of Northeast Florida has appointed John Lyerly as senior vice president of strategy. In his new role, Lyerly is responsible for directing all efforts related to the development and implementation of the Community Hospice strategic plan to ensure long-term growth and sustainability
August 17, 2015
Susan Ponder-Stansel, president and CEO of Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, was installed as the president of the Florida Council on Aging (FCOA) during its annual conference in Orlando. The FCOA is the oldest and largest Florida-based association serving and representing older adults through advocacy, education and innovation.
Ponder-Stansel’s two-year appointment further solidifies her commitment to providing services that allow this booming segment of the population to have the support, tools and resources needed to remain in their communities and thrive and age in place. Ponder-Stansel takes over the FCOA reins from LuMarie Polivka-West, senior vice president at the Florida Health Care Association and a member of the faculty at Florida State University.
August 3, 2015
Only hospice in Northeast Florida to provide palliative and curative care concurrently
Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, Inc. is one of 140 hospices nationwide to be selected to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model – a new option to allow Medicare beneficiaries to receive curative and comfort care at the same time.
June 1, 2015
“These Kids Can Jam” provided a day at THE TOUR Championship and charitable support for this community initiative.
The PGA TOUR Wives Association hosted the 7th Annual These Kids Can Play event on Tuesday, May 5, exclusively for Community PedsCare® patients and their families at the Stadium Village at THE PLAYERS.
May 5, 2015
Recognizing the vital services provided by Community PedsCare® to families across Northeast Florida, EverBank, the PGA TOUR Wives Association and THE PLAYERS Championship joined again to support the nationally-recognized program of Community Hospice of Northeast Florida that provides palliative and hospice care for children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions.
May 4, 2015
Community Hospice of Northeast Florida has once again been designated Elite Status by Deyta, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst, as part of its Hospice Honors program. Hospice Honors is a landmark compilation of more than 1,700 hospices providing the highest level of satisfaction as measured from the caregiver’s point of view. Only 2 percent of the hospices evaluated received the Elite Status designation.
Community Hospice is an excellent resource for up-to-date information on end-of-life care in our community. We invite members of the media to contact the Communications Department at any time.
Terry Brown, communications manager, media relations