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2016 Press Releases

2017/01/12 - 10:52am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 12, 2017

Edo Banach is Chosen as NHPCO’s New President and CEO

A national search focused on the organization’s goals for the future

(Alexandria, Va) – National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization announced today that its board of directors has selected Edo Banach, JD, as the organization's next president and chief executive officer, effective February 22, 2017.  Banach will succeed J. Donald Schumacher, PsyD, who has led the organization since 2002.

2017/01/05 - 10:30am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 5, 2017

NHPCO Welcomes New Board Chair for 2017

New and Returning Leadership will Work on Behalf of Hospice and Palliative Care

(Alexandria, Va) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is proud to welcome Jan Jones, RN, BSN, as chair of the organization’s board of directors. President and CEO of The Elizabeth Hospice in Escondido, CA, Jones has previously served as NHPCO vice-chair and as a member of the board’s executive committee.

2013/09/09 - 9:20am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
September 10, 2013

Free Resources to Help People Learn More about Pain and Finding Relief

LIVE Without Pain Campaign from NHPCO’s Caring Connections Dispels Myths about Pain

(Alexandria, Va) – The misconception that pain is a natural part of aging or illness and those who suffer must live with it is a common myth that leaves millions of people in pain every day. There is almost always a reason why a person is experiencing pain and in most cases physical pain can be managed.  

2013/04/10 - 1:52pm | Press Release
2013/02/25 - 3:38pm | Press Release
2012/10/28 - 8:00pm | Press Release

October 29, 2011

Orlando is Site of National Conference and Pediatric Intensive Focusing on Clinical Aspects of Hospice and Palliative Care

Expanded Pediatric Palliative Care Training and Focus on Bereavement are Highlights of this Conference

2012/04/16 - 8:00pm | Press Release

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2012

Thirty Years Since Medicare Hospice Legislation Recognized Value of Hospice Volunteers

NHPCO Celebrates Hospice Volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 15 – 21