Dr. David Capper Named Chief Medical Officer for Community Healthcare of Texas

January 11, 2023

FORT WORTH, TX, January 11, 2023 – Community Healthcare of Texas, the state’s largest nonprofit end-of-life care provider, recently named hospice and palliative care veteran Dr. David Capper as its new Chief Medical Officer. Over the past several months, Dr. Capper has worked closely with Dr. Karen Godfrey, who retired on December 31, 2022, after… Read More

A Letter from our CEO: A Response to the ProPublica Hospice Article

December 9, 2022

ProPublica and The New Yorker recently published an article, How Hospice Became a For-Profit Hustle, outlining multiple instances of fraud and malfeasance targeting the Medicare hospice benefit. The story illustrates how patient care can suffer when lackluster providers are able to manipulate the original intent and purpose of the benefit. We at Community Healthcare of… Read More

Inaugural Luminary Event Lights up the City of Waco

December 1, 2022

WACO, TX, December 1, 2022 – On Tuesday, November 15, over 300 luminaries lit up the historic Washington Street bridge in Waco as part of the inaugural Lights of Love event hosted by the state’s largest not-for-profit hospice provider, Community Healthcare of Texas – Providence Hospice. Proceeds from the luminary event support compassionate care for… Read More

Baylor University Hospice Course is Shaping the Future of Healthcare

November 16, 2022

WACO, TX, November 16, 2022 – A unique partnership between the Baylor University Medical Humanities program and Community Healthcare of Texas – Providence Hospice is inspiring the next generation of medical professionals. Through a specialized supervised hospice care course, pre-med students have a fully immersive and hands-on opportunity to shadow all disciplines of hospice care,… Read More

Community Healthcare of Texas Recognizes National Grief Awareness Day

August 29, 2022

FORT WORTH, TX, August 29, 2022 – National Grief Awareness Day on August 30 is dedicated to raising awareness of how individuals process grief. It’s also an opportunity to highlight the resources available to those who have experienced a loss and it serves as a reminder for us to support people we know who are… Read More

Patients for Profit: How Private Equity Hijacked Health Care

August 22, 2022

Hospices Have Become Big Business for Private Equity Firms, Raising Concerns About End-of-Life Care by Markian Hawryluk   Hospice care, once provided primarily by nonprofit agencies, has seen a remarkable shift over the past decade, with more than two-thirds of hospices nationwide now operating as for-profit entities. The ability to turn a quick profit in… Read More

Community Healthcare of Texas Volunteer Named Runner-Up in AmeriCorps Award

June 18, 2022

Community Healthcare of Texas volunteer Mary Lou Lehde has been named AmeriCorps Seniors-RSVP’s first runner-up for the 2022 RSVP Volunteer of the Year Award. Mary Lou was first introduced to Community Healthcare of Texas during her sister’s illness and has entrusted the agency with the care of her family since that time. After her mother’s death,… Read More