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Description

Determine hospice eligibility at a glance with color-coded, disease-specific guidelines, palliative performance scale & referral by face sheet upload.

VITAS® Healthcare, the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care, offers easy-to-use hospice resources for clinicians.

Start by personalizing your role-based profile: physician; advanced practice provider; nurse (RN/LPN/LVN); case manager; social worker; healthcare administrator; PT/OT/RD/RT/SLP, or VITAS employee.

Determine your patient's hospice eligibility at a glance with color-coded, disease-specific hospice eligibility guidelines and functional assessment tools. Refer patients quickly and seamlessly to VITAS via face sheet capture or form submission from your device.

Assess disease-specific hospice eligibility quickly:
● ALS
● Alzheimer’s and Non-Alzheimer’s Dementia
● Cancer
● Heart Disease
● HIV/AIDS
● Liver Disease
● Lung Disease
● Renal Disease
● Sepsis
● General hospice guidelines

Make Informed eligibility/referral decisions with interactive assessment tools
● Interactive Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) assesses a patient’s functional status/activities of daily living (ADLs); instant 10%-100% PPS rating offers guidance on hospice eligibility and intuitively suggests next step
● BMI calculator includes a guide to determine whether patient’s BMI is under, normal, over or obese

Refer patients to hospice easily, quickly and securely
● Face sheet photo capture
● Mobile form submission
● Immediate confirmation of successful submission and quick VITAS response to support seamless transition to hospice care

Find VITAS hospice locations or contact staff
● Use zip code or state maps to find VITAS service areas, office locations, phone numbers and inpatient hospice units
● Tap to call VITAS admissions staff or to request contact by phone/email

Enhance your hospice knowledge
● Explore and register for VITAS webinars on end-of-life care topics (earn CE/CME credit for some roles and in some states) and receive in-app reminders and calendar updates.
● Share VITAS hospice information/PDFs easily with patients, family members, colleagues and non-app users

When your seriously or terminally ill patients are ready for hospice care, refer them securely and confidently via this app to VITAS professionals in 14 states and the District of Columbia.

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Version History

Launched Dec 20, 2012 (about 7 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 5 months, on average.

Jan 08
2020
(Current)
Version 3.0.1

General fixes and improvements.

Oct 08
2019
Version 3.0.0

● Intuitive navigation and modern design
● Personalization by user role and content preferences
● Easy, secure referrals with built-in confirmation and status
● Share functionality throughout to send in-app resources to non-app users
● Hospice Eligibility Guidelines and Diagnosis Tools
● Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) Calculator
● Body-Mass Index (BMI) Calculator
● Webinar info, registration, calendar and reminders
● Improved VITAS location/service area information

Apr 12
2019
Version 2.6.0 b675

General fixes and improvements.

Jul 19
2018
Version 2.5.0 b665

General fixes and improvements.

Jul 04
2018
Version 2.4.0 b655

General fixes and improvements.

Apr 08
2018
Version 2.3.0 b600

General fixes and improvements.

Nov 06
2017
Version 2.2.2 b556

General fixes and improvements.

Nov 06
2017
Version 2.2.2

General fixes and improvements.

Feb 28
2017
Version 2.2

General fixes and improvements.

Dec 07
2016
Version 2.1

General fixes and improvements.

Nov 09
2015
Version Varies with device

Welcome to version 2.0!
Added features in the newest addition:
- Location finder
- Location preview videos for inpatient hospice units
- News section with key findings from end-of-life, palliative and hospice care research
- Easily contact VITAS experts for help with complex cases

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