Houston Hospice

Houston Hospice Selects Vice President of Human Resources

Darlene Berliner, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP to Develop Competitive Compensation and Benefits Program to Attract Nursing Staff to 42-year-old Hospice Houston Hospice, the oldest, largest, independent, nonprofit hospice in Greater Houston, is pleased to announce that it has selected Darlene Berliner, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP as its Vice President of Human resources. In this role, Berliner will oversee the development and implementation of the 42-year-old hospice organization’s human resources strategy, including the expansion of its diverse nursing […]

Houston Hospice Set to Honor Over a Century of Combined Legacy During Spirit Award Dinner

James A. Reeder, Jr. and Eric Nevil are Honorees of the Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award, Dr. Elizabeth Strauch is Honoree of The Heart of Hospice Service Award, and Anne Baillio is Honoree of The Heart of Hospice Volunteer Award Houston Hospice today announced that James A. Reeder, Jr. (Jim) and Eric Nevil will be honored during its 24th Laura Lee Blanton Community Spirit Award Dinner, Thursday, October 20, 2022, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm […]

Houston Hospice 21st Butterfly Luncheon set for May 6 to raise funds for pediatric Butterfly Program

Keynote speaker is Kaye Lani Rafko-Wilson, former Miss America, registered nurse and hospice advocate The Houston Hospice 21st Annual Butterfly Luncheon is set for Friday, May 6 at 11:30 a.m. at The Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Lane. Proceeds from the luncheon benefit Houston Hospice and its Butterfly Program for pediatric hospice patients and their families. Luncheon chair is Janet McKenzie, and long-time supporter Sarita Hixon is honorary chair. Luncheon keynote speaker is […]

Houston Hospice 21st Annual Butterfly Luncheon set for May 6

Keynote speaker is Kaye Lani Rafko-Wilson, former Miss America, registered nurse, and hospice advocate The Houston Hospice 21st Annual Butterfly Luncheon is set for Friday, May 6 at The Junior League of Houston. Proceeds from the luncheon benefit Houston Hospice and its Butterfly Program for pediatric hospice patients and their families. Special keynote speaker is Miss America 1988 Kaye Lani Rafko-Wilson, who holds the distinction of being the first registered nurse to win the competition. Following her […]

Houston Hospice Wows with New Technology

Thomas Moore, RN, directed the WOWs acquisition and implementation for staff at Houston Hospice.

Digital Health Transformation Rolls into Hospice Care By Suzy Martin, Blogger, Houston Hospice According to the recent article More Than Just Tech: How Houston’s Smart Hospitals Are Embracing Tech Innovations by Emily Reiser, “Texas Medical Center (TMC) member institutions are leading the nation in innovation and setting the standard for what smart hospitals can look like and how they will transform the healthcare landscape in the coming years.” As a TMC member institution, Houston Hospice is […]

Houston Hospice announces Vice President of Business Development

Sales and Marketing Executive Ken Hudson joins nonprofit Houston Hospice as Vice President of Business Development after decades in for-profit care. Houston Hospice announced Ken Hudson has joined the 42-year-old nonprofit organization as Vice President of Business Development. Hudson will report to Houston Hospice President & CEO Rana McClelland and will be responsible for leading the marketing team’s strategy across its 13-county service area. “Ken brings a wealth of knowledge to Houston Hospice, and we are thrilled to […]

Houston Hospice Announces 21st Butterfly Luncheon

Save-the-Date The Butterfly Luncheon benefiting Houston Hospice and its Butterfly Program for pediatric hospice patients and their families is set for Friday, May 6, 2022, 11:00am – 1:00pm at the Junior League of Houston. Proceeds from the event support Houston Hospice and its Butterfly Program for pediatric hospice patients and their families. “Our Houston Hospice Butterfly Luncheon is a wonderful opportunity to share the powerful journeys of our hospice families, clinical staff, donors, and volunteers,” […]

Army Veteran, Burn Survivor J.R. Martinez Joins 23rd Annual Spirit Award Dinner Benefitting Houston Hospice

JR Martinez

Houston Hospice today announced that J.R. Martinez will be the featured speaker for this year’s Spirit Award Dinner. The 23rd annual celebration is scheduled for Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the River Oaks Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Blvd., Houston, Texas. J.R. Martinez is an Army veteran, burn survivor, actor, motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author and Dancing with the Stars season 13 winner. As this year’s featured […]

Army Veteran, Burn Survivor J.R. Martinez Joins 23rd Annual Spirit Award Dinner Benefitting Houston Hospice  

JR Martinez

Houston Hospice today announced that J.R. Martinez will be the featured speaker for this year’s Spirit Award Dinner. The 23rd annual celebration is scheduled for Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the River Oaks Country Club, 1600 River Oaks Blvd., Houston, Texas. J.R. Martinez is an Army veteran, burn survivor, actor, motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author and Dancing with the Stars season 13 winner. As this year’s featured […]

Rising Veteran Population Sees Increase in Specialized Hospice Care

Houston Hospice, in partnership with We Honor Veterans (WHV), a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, and in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has developed a specialized hospice care plan for the increasing number of Veterans who are nearing end-of-life. To meet the needs of this growing population, Houston Hospice Veterans Program, focusing on education, advocacy, and mentorship, has reached WHV Level 5, the highest level of advanced, Veteran-specific hospice care […]