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2016 Press Releases

2018/03/07 - 4:03pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
March 8, 2018

NHF Receives Grant from Legal & General America to Foster Healthy Communities through Development of a Find a Grief/Bereavement Provider Tool

Top-ten U.S. life insurer helps NHPCO create searchable database for programs across the U.S.

2018/02/15 - 10:10am | Press Releases

February 15, 2018
Edo Banach, JD, President and CEO

We have enough grief and loss without inflicting it upon ourselves. We are heartbroken by the school shooting in Florida, as we were heartbroken by the shooting in Las Vegas, Orlando, Sandy Hook, and beyond. I am sorry to those who feel that it is not our issue, and not my role. As a leader, a father, a husband, and a human being, I feel compelled to write every time we witness these tragedies. I wrote the following thoughts after the Las Vegas shooting, and I share them again today—

2018/02/08 - 1:10pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
February 8, 2018

* updated 02/09/2018
 

NHPCO Applauds Passage of the Medicare Patient Access to Hospice Act

Legislation will allow physician assistants to serve as the attending physician to hospice patients.

2018/02/07 - 8:24am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
February 7, 2018

NHPCO Publishes Resource for Bereavement Professionals and Those Caring for the Grieving

New edition of the Guidelines for Bereavement Care in Hospice created
to support hospice and palliative care programs with bereavement services.

2018/01/25 - 4:05pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 25, 2018

NHPCO Welcomes Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

Hospice and palliative care community look forward to supporting Azar’s efforts on behalf of patient-centered, holistic care.

(Alexandria, Va) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) congratulates Alex Azar on his Senate confirmation as United States Secretary of Health and Human Services this week.

2018/01/09 - 2:47pm | Press Releases

January 9, 2018

Let us take this situation as an opportunity for all of us
to remember our commitment to quality and excellence.

2018/01/05 - 11:35am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 8, 2018

NHPCO Welcomes New Board Members in 2018

(Alexandria, Va) – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is proud to welcome four new individuals to the organization’s Board of Directors. The full NHPCO board will meet for its first meeting of the year on January 25 in San Antonio.

Joining the NHPCO board for three year terms are:

2017/11/15 - 5:18pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 15, 2017

Palliative Care: Comfort and Hope for People Dealing With Serious Illness

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization releases a new video that highlights the benefits of palliative care.

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