A resident of Philadelphia, R. Bruce Dalglish has served as the Chairman and CEO of Alliance Hospice and All Caring Hospice since 2005. In this role, Bruce Dalglish oversees the development and strategic direction of both companies. From 2008 – 2013, Bruce Dalglish served on the Public Policy Committee of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).

Who pays for Hospice?

When it comes to hospice care, financial status should not play a determining role.  In fact, patients with limited life expectancy regularly do not have to pay for hospice care as it is covered by Medicare, Medicaid in most states, the Department of Veterans Affairs, managed care organizations, health maintenance organizations, and most private insurance…

What You Need to Know about Hospice Care

What You Need to Know about Hospice Care By Bruce Dalglish of Philadelphia Hospice care is a combination of medical services along with emotional and spiritual support provided for people who are in the last stages of a terminal illness. Besides helping patients during their final days, hospice care provides practical and emotional assistance to…

What You Need to Know about Palliative Care

What You Need to Know about Palliative Care By Bruce Dalglish of Philadelphia Palliative care is a type of healthcare that specializes in pain and symptom management. The goal of palliative care is to improve the quality of life for patients with serious illnesses. This is usually accomplished through an extensive cooperation of healthcare professionals…

Making the Right Choice for You: Hospice Care vs. Aggressive Medical Treatment

Making the Right Choice for You: Hospice Care vs. Aggressive Medical Treatment By Bruce Dalglish of Philadelphia, PA  In review of recent trends, it appears that more seniors are using hospice care for their end-of-life choice. However, there is a particular noted increase in the number of seniors undergoing this experience, but for fewer days…