Arkansas Hospice wins award

Arkansas Hospice, which has local offices, has received the Hospice Honors Elite Award from Deyta, a data-gathering company that partners with thousands of healthcare organizations.

The award recognizes Arkansas Hospice offices and inpatient centers in Pine Bluff, Monticello, Little Rock, North Little Rock, Hot Springs, Conway and Searcy.

Serving the state for more than 20 years, Arkansas Hospice is a not-for-profit organization serving more than 500 patients in homes, hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities in more than 30 counties, with inpatient centers in Little Rock, Hot Springs and Russellville.

“The award recognizes hospice agencies that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as measured from the caregiver’s point of view,” a spokesman said. “Receiving the honor places Arkansas Hospice in the top 2 percent of 1,700 hospices across the nation that use Deyta’s services.”