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Dale Hannah, Class of 1973, New Inductee to CHS Wall of Fame

September 18, 2023

Hannah celebrated by classmates and community for his record as an involved CHS Yellow Jacket through the years.  The Best All-Around Senior Boy of the Cleburne High School Class of 1973 is the newest inductee into the Ex-Students Association Wall of Fame. Dale Hannah, joined by Coming Home Queen Vicki Whitehouse Svendsen, CHS Class of 1968, and… Read More

Dr. Joshua Wesley Named Lead Medical Director for Waco Area

August 31, 2023

Community Healthcare of Texas-Providence Hospice, a trusted name in end-of-life care for children and adults since 1996, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Joshua Wesley, MD, as its lead Medical Director for the Waco area. Dr. Wesley’s distinguished background in healthcare and his deep commitment to patient-centered care will further elevate the organization’s… Read More

Local Hospice Provider Receives Prestigious Award

August 10, 2023

Community Healthcare of Texas – Providence Hospice, the largest not-for-profit hospice provider in the state, has been named as a 2023 Hospice CAHPS Honors Elite Award recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of revenue cycle management services, CAHPS and bereavement surveys and advanced analytics for hospice organizations. This prestigious annual review recognizes organizations that continuously… Read More

Community Healthcare of Texas Nurses Earn National Certification

July 12, 2023

Community Healthcare of Texas, the state’s largest not-for-profit hospice and palliative care provider, is proud to recognize members of their team who recently earned Certified Hospice & Palliative Care Nurse (CHPN) status through the Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses Association. Kristy Johnke, LMSW, RN, CHPN, CHC, is the Chief Operating Officer for Community Healthcare of… Read More

The Art of Hospice Nursing

May 17, 2023

For Mary Fyfe, a Community Healthcare of Texas Admissions Nurse and gifted portrait artist, nursing and art have a lot in common.  How do you incorporate your art into your everyday life? It’s almost like a form of self-care. Art is a different way of thinking. It exercises a different part of my brain, and… Read More

Meet Chief Medical Officer – Dr. David Capper

March 30, 2023

At Community Healthcare of Texas, our physicians are essential members of a patient’s care team. They provide guidance and medical oversight in caring for patients with a life-limiting disease. Earlier this year, Dr. David Capper was named our new Chief Medical Officer, and he is already making an impact in the lives of our patients and their… Read More

A Day in the Life of a Hospice Social Worker

March 15, 2022

At Community Healthcare of Texas, our social workers are integral members of the interdisciplinary team focusing on the individual needs of our patients, their caregivers, and loved ones. They are licensed professionals specifically trained to come alongside families during their most difficult moments. We recently spoke with Community Healthcare of Texas Social Worker Cheryl McCutchan… Read More

Meet Chief Medical Officer – Dr. Karen Godfrey

March 30, 2021

At Community Healthcare of Texas, our physicians are a vital part of the hospice team. Physicians provide guidance and medical oversight in the care of patients living with a life-limiting disease. Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Karen Godfrey, recently shared her thoughts on hospice care and her recommendations for patients and their families. Describe your… Read More