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2016 Caris Leadership Development Institute: Importance of Continuing Education

Caris Healthcare Medical Directors, Nurse Practitioners and Patient Care Managers earn valuable continuing education credit hours through our Caris Leadership Development Institute. “The purpose of the annual Caris Leadership Development Institute is twofold,” explained Caris Corporate Medical Officer Donald Lighter, MD. “First, we bring our clinicians the most current medical and administrative information regarding hospice and palliative care in a way designed to ensure we provide the highest quality patient care. Second, we create an
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2016 Caris Leadership Development Institute: Panel of Expert Speakers

Throughout Caris Healthcare’s annual Clinical Leadership Development Institute held in Knoxville, Tennessee, conference attendees had the privilege of hearing from a number of expert clinicians on topics related to hospice and end-of-life care. These speakers provided insight and expertise on how to better provide patients and their families with an excellent hospice experience that reflects the Caris values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Service. Pictured below, David Wooten, MD, addressed the Leadership Development Institute
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2016 Clinical and Caris Representative Leadership Development Institute

An all-star panel of physicians and regulatory-compliance experts headlined Caris Healthcare’s seventh annual Leadership Development Institute on July 23–24 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Caris physicians, nurse practitioners and patient care managers heard from David Wooten, MD, on Prognostication in CHF and COPD; John Redden, MD, on Medications at the End of Life; Monica Crane, MD, on the Clinical Course and Management of Dementia; and Raul Couret, MD, on How to be an Efficient and Effective Hospice
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Serving Those Who Served Us

Caris Healthcare is proud to be participating partners in the We Honor Veterans program. In 2015 all Caris Healthcare offices achieved level four status, the highest level of achievement in the We Honor Veterans program. As each Caris office opens they will accept the challenge to fulfill the requirements of the We Honor Veterans Level 4 designation. Caris’ commitment to the We Honor Veterans program demonstrates its commitment to supporting veterans by meeting their unique
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Caris Healthcare Promotes Brad Rector to Senior Vice President of Operations

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2016 For additional information: leadership@carishealthcare.com Caris Healthcare 866-694-4848   Caris Healthcare has promoted Brad Rector, who has more than 16 years of experience in the field, to senior vice president of operations. “Brad has provided excellent operational management and leadership as regional director,” Caris Healthcare CEO Norman McRae said. “We look forward to him providing that same level of expertise across our full five-state service area as our
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Three Most Important Things

Welcome to the Caris Healthcare blog! Caris wanted our first blog post to capture the company’s mission, vision and values. At Caris Healthcare, our mission is to provide Hospice care with Grace. We have taken steps to ensure this mission is grounded in the day-to-day care provided to each patient. One major step taken is our Three Most Important Things (TMIT) program. The program is based off of the question, “What are the three most