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Quality Metrics

What distinguishes UPMC hospices from other providers?

  • Largest network of hospice agencies in the state
  • Expanded access to services
  • Part of an integrated healthcare delivery system
  • Seamless transitions between home healthcare and hospice
  • Members of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
  • Non-profit


Family Hospice West - Why Choose Us?

  • 97% of caregivers served report their patients receive the appropriate amount of help for pain*
  • 91% of served caregivers report proper support provided during evenings and weekends*
  • Providing compassionate, quality hospice care to the community since 1980
  • Physicians board-certified in palliative medicine
  • Medical directors work exclusively for Family Hospice, providing in-home patient visits routinely
  • Extensive volunteer base to support the care team and enhance the patient experience
  • “We Honor Veterans” program recognizing the unique needs of service men and women and their families at end-of-life
  • 12-bed inpatient unit for round the clock care in a peaceful, home-like setting
  • Foundation dollars available to support patient care programs
  • Complimentary services for patients and families including:
    • Reiki
    • Candlelight Vigil
    • Pet therapy
  • Collaborate with the Threshold Choir, who sing to patients at the bedside


*Source: Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey; results exceed national average