Compassus is the preeminent American health care provider dedicated to delivering unsurpassed comfort to those needing compassionate navigation through life’s closing chapters.

Compassus adheres to and promotes the model of patient-centered, evidence-based care delivery that has reformed American health care and generates unparalleled value by having reversed the twin health care trends of inferior patient outcomes and upward-spiraling costs.

Compassus achieved and maintains this leadership position by serving the needs and fulfilling the expectations of its critical constituencies, three of which are:


For patients and their families, Compassus is the team of professional caregivers who help them:

  • take care of their physical, emotional and spiritual needs when they know they or their loved ones are dying;
  • understand the possibilities and limitations of health care and the roles it can play in the fullness of their lives; and
  • alleviate suffering and find the meaning and love in sad and trying circumstances.


For physicians and the providers physicians are associated with, Compassus:

  • provides the team of professionals that deliver care that is scientifically proven to increase the life expectancy and quality of life for their frail and failing patients;
  • supports their practice of medicine in the manner they know is best for their patients; and
  • encourages reaching out to their peers, and supports them by placing Compassus’ advocacy and full network of resources at their disposal.


For colleagues, Compassus provides:

  • tools and resources required for delivering superior care under challenging conditions;
  • visionary education and training, enabling professional understanding, competence and mastery;
  • skilled, enlightened and fair supervision and leadership, enabling top-quality patient care outcomes and a compassionate and supportive work environment;
  • competitively superior income opportunities; and
  • high purpose and a clear vision in support of individual development and achievement toward making a significant difference in the world.