Our Mission

We believe that all hospice-eligible patients and those who love them deserve the best care at the end of life. Our mission is to serve them the way they desire to be served.

Heart of Hospice in the News

Heart of Hospice works each and every day to transform the end-of-life care continuum in the communities we serve. Read below about the ways we're caring for our community, examples of our Lagniappe in action, and additional support of our other services like the Heart of Hospice Foundation and our Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship.

The vital role of hospice in weathering the COVID-19 storm

August 3, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is sweeping the nation as businesses close, governments enact shelter-in-place orders, and hospitals begin preparing for the influx of patients. Amidst the chaos, some hospices are still serving eligible patients, working to keep them where they are safest – home.

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Heart of Hospice welcomes new Chief Medical Officer, Sonali Wilborn, MD, MBA, HMDC

August 3, 2020

Heart of Hospice announces the hire of Chief Medical Officer, Sonali Wilborn, MD, MBA, HMDC. Dr. Wilborn received her MBBS in 1995 from Kasturba Medical College in India and Doctor of Medicine in 1998. In 2014, she graduated with an Executive MBA from the University of Michigan's Ross Business School.

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Hospices Respond to Influx of COVID Patients, Keep Families Connected

August 3, 2020

Carla Davis, Chief Executive Office for Heart of Hospice and Care at Heart, shares how Heart of Hospice has adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic with Hospice News. ‍‍

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Hospice Care Continues — Without the Human Touch

August 3, 2020

Michael Ollove, writer for Stateline, covers an in-depth story on hospice care during the pandemic. He speaks with Melissa Moody, a nurse with Heart of Hospice, who runs the New Orleans pop-up hospice unit for COVID-19 patients that opened in the New Orleans area in April.

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Social Isolation a Threat to Hospice Patients During COVID-19

August 3, 2020

Carla Davis speaks with Hospice News about the impact of social isolation on hospice patients. This article briefly discusses challenges and adaptations made by hospice providers.

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Hospices Tackle Telehealth Challenges During COVID-19

August 3, 2020

Holly Vossel with Hospice News speaks with Carla Davis, Chief Executive Officer for Heart of Hospice, on telehealth utilization among hospice providers during COVID-19.

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