Mission Healthcare Blog

Advance Directives for Elderly Loved Ones – Tough Now, Invaluable Later

August 26, 2020

Advance directives—clearly defined decisions and preferences for a multitude of end-of-life scenarios—are a tough topic of discussion. Who wants to think about one’s self or loved one approaching the end of their life, let alone talk about it? But here’s why it matters: dying is a chapter of our lives as important as, if not […]

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Rehospitalization: The Penalties and How to Avoid Them

October 1, 2015

Rehospitalization, often synonymized with readmission, has a significant impact not only on your practice, but also on your patients and the entire U.S. health care system.  The average cost of a hospital readmission is $11,200. The New England Journal of Medicine’s 2009 study on rehospitalization, an industry-changing report, found that of the 11,855,702 Medicare beneficiaries who had […]

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UT San Diego: Volunteering Tips on How to Give Back to Seniors

January 21, 2014

Read our latest article in the U-T San Diego, “Volunteering Tips on How to Give Back to Seniors.”

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Mission Healthcare Employees Help Meals-on-Wheels Make the Holidays Warm for 1,000 Seniors

December 13, 2013

On Saturday, Dec. 14, Mission Healthcare, is holding a festive reverse-telethon to support Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego, Inc. Their goal is to raise $19,000, enough to serve 1,000 meals on Christmas day, along with delivering 1,000 gift packages to seniors, many of whom are isolated and would otherwise be alone during the holidays. “Meals-on-Wheels and […]

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Educated Patients Decrease Fraud and Increase Quality of Care

May 29, 2013

Mission offers tools for patients to learn and empower themselves to know their options and rights during National Healthcare Quality Week, October 20-26 SAN DIEGO (May 24, 2013)—Mission Healthcare, which offers medical and non-medical services in the home, educates patients and consumers on their rights and choices in healthcare services. “Many individuals think whatever their […]

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