Hospices

McKesson Medical-Surgical introduces incontinence resources

McKesson Medical-Surgical has launched a complete suite of incontinence resources for providers in the hospice, home medical equipment and long-term care markets.

How to do it ... Design

Facilities must always provide exceptional care and service - whether they're in frigid Fargo or balmy Miami. They also need to mesh with the surrounding community. While being sensitive to area cultures and climates is important, it should not be at the expense of sensible, functional design, as experts explain.

More hospices providing alternative therapies

Approximately 42% of U.S. hospices are offering alternative therapies such as massages or pet therapy, which are considered "complementary and alternative" therapies that don't fall under the rubric of standard care.