Tag Archives: chronic illness

Ageing in Sarasota on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

Sarasota Memorial Hospital has earned the special designation of NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders). With about 63 percent of inpatient admissions being 65 years and older, SMH wanted to go the extra mile in earning NICHE designation. Listen in to find out all the reasons.

The important role Palliative Care on WSRQ’s Health Check with Heidi Godman

End-of-life care or Supportive Services is a medical specialty dealing with patients who are suffering from serious illness. And while hospice care is associated with terminal illnesses, it is also used to help those suffering  from chronic conditions.