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Care partners at Hospice of Dayton and Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties go above and beyond to invest in each patient and consider his or her time with us to be a celebration of life. It’s our goal to help you cement your loved one’s legacy by embracing his or her life story and presenting it to others. Please, share your loved one’s life story with us today. We believe that illustrating life’s stories provides peace of mind for families while strengthening our community.  Contact 937-256-4490 ext. 4409 or fill out the form below to share your story today.

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Dr. Wendy Schmitz Named Medical Director of Inpatient Care

SchmitzOhio’s Hospice of Dayton has announced the appointment of Dr. Wendy Schmitz to serve as Medical Director for Inpatient Care.

Dr. Schmitz joined the Hospice of Dayton medical staff as a Clinical Medical Director in July 2008. She earned her medical degree at the Medical School of Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California and completed her residency at Kettering Medical Center, where she was a Weiffenbach Scholar. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Prior to joining Hospice of Dayton, Dr. Schmitz served as a hospitalist with South Dayton Acute Care Consultants at Miami Valley Hospital and had also served as medical director of sub-acute care units with Arbors of Dayton Long Term Care, Carriage by the Lake Nursing Home, and Hickory Creek Nursing Home.

In announcing the new role Dr. Schmitz will assume overseeing inpatient care, Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ruth Thomson noted “Dr. Schmitz has a wealth of experience and has provided exemplary clinical expertise and leadership in our Hospice inpatient settings throughout her tenure with Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton. She has embraced the concept of palliative procedures, which has greatly improved the comfort and care of our patients needing these services.”

Dr. Schmitz will continue to provide direct patient care as well as take on new medical leadership responsibilities. She is also spearheading an international physician exchange partnership through Care Partners International with the goal of establishing hospice care services in a partnership in Ecuador.

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