Heart ‘n Home Hospice is excited to announce the addition to their team – Billy Galligar, MD! He is the Hospice Physician for the Meridian and Caldwell locations. Dr. Galligar is an Idaho native and grew up in the Treasure Valley. He originally started working at Heart ‘n Home in 2006 after serving four years of service in the Marine Corps. During those early days at Heart ‘n Home, he worked at many different positions (Quality, Compliance, Outreach, Veteran’s Liaison.) After finishing his studies at Treasure Valley Community College and Boise State University he attended medical school at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Galligar completed Family Medicine residency in Boise and completed a Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship in San Diego at UCSD/Scripps. Dr. Galligar has strong connections to rural Idaho and Eastern Oregon. He has been active in local and national advocacy for rural primary care. He shares, “My passion is making sure patients and families where I grew up get the quality care they need at end-of-life.”
Physician support made available to Heart ‘n Home patients is a primary role of the interdisciplinary team. They are knowledgeable about palliative benefits from available interventions and medications. They also serve as a resource to the rest of the care team and an advocate for the patient.
About Heart ‘n Home
Heart ‘n Home affirms life by providing emotional, physical, and spiritual support to our patients and to those who love and care for them. Heart ‘n Home is a family-owned and operated company and serves 11 counties across Oregon and Idaho. For more information visit www.goHOSPICE.com.