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Our Hospice and Palliative Care welcomes Dr. LaTasha Hayes to medical staff

Our Hospice has announced the addition of Dr. LaTasha R. Hayes, a highly accomplished Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician, to its team of medical professionals.

Dr. Hayes' impressive career spans several years of experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has demonstrated exceptional skills in managing severe long-term illnesses and providing comprehensive care to patients with multiple, complex chronic conditions. Her supportive and rational approach to problem-solving has garnered her accolades within the medical community.

Steph Cain, President of Our Hospice and Palliative Care, expressed her excitement about Dr. Hayes' arrival, stating, "We are honored to welcome Dr. LaTasha R. Hayes to Our Hospice. Her remarkable track record in delivering primary care and managing critically ill patients makes her an invaluable asset to our team. Dr. Hayes' dedication to enhancing the lives of patients aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing compassionate end-of-life care. She joins a top-tier medical team of experienced hospice physicians including Dr. Roy Goode. Dr. Arthur Alunday, and Dr. Amir Tirmizi, led by Medical Director, Dr. Leigh Anderson. These physicians guide the care of our patients along with an interdisciplinary team of nurse practitioners, nurses, home health aides, social workers, chaplains, and volunteers, working together to fulfill our mission to Make Every Moment Count.”

Dr. Hayes has most recently been associated with Ascension St. Vincent Medical Group, where she has been instrumental in delivering primary care to patients, managing diagnoses and treatment, and helping patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations.

In her own words, Dr. Hayes shared her enthusiasm about joining Our Hospice, "It is an honor to be a part of Our Hospice and Palliative Care, an organization renowned for its commitment to providing exceptionalcare to patients and their families. I am excited to contribute my skills and experience to further enhance patient care and support. Together, we will work towards improving the quality of life for patients and their families during difficult times."

Dr. Hayes has held various academic appointments and has been involved in crucial research projects focusing on HIV prevention, medical review, and understanding the effects of targeted therapies for the treatment of advanced cancers. 

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