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2016 Press Releases

2016/11/02 - 9:29am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 2, 2016

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Presents Volunteers are the Foundation of Hospice Awards at National Conference in Hollywood, Fla

(Alexandria, Va) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization recognized five outstanding volunteers at the organization’s professional development event, “The Intensives,” hosted in Hollywood, Florida, October 31 through November 2. 

2016/11/01 - 10:26am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
November 1, 2016

Dream Foundation Provides Trip of a Lifetime to Young Man with Advanced Illness

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, in partnership with Dream Foundation, releases new “Moments of Life” video featuring 21 year-old Lyle Romans

2016/10/27 - 11:58am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:               
October 28, 2016

Learn about Your Healthcare Options Before a Crisis Strikes

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Stresses the Importance of Advance Care Planning and Talking with Loved Ones about Your Wishes during November’s National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

2016/10/27 - 9:55am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 27, 2016

PROCLAMATION
National Hospice and Palliative Care Month – November 2016

(Alexandria, Va) – In recognition of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, NHPCO has issued the following proclamation calling for increased awareness about advance care planning.

2016/10/26 - 1:39pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 26, 2016

“Hospice Helps Everyone” Message Reaching Latino Communities

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization releases new Moments of Life video translated in Spanish.

2016/10/20 - 3:19pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 20, 2016

NHPCO’s National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professionals is pleased to introduce Stacy Groff as the incoming Volunteer/Volunteer Management Section Leader.

2016/10/06 - 9:06am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
October 6, 2016

Living and Dying in Pain: It Doesn’t Have to Happen

NHPCO Supports World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, October 8

(Alexandria, Va) –Seventy-five percent of the world population does not have adequate access to controlled medications for pain relief. As a result, millions of people suffer from pain which is avoidable and could be managed with proper access to the correct medications.

2016/09/27 - 11:57am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
September 27, 2016

New Video Shows the Lighter Side of Hospice – the Side People Often Overlook

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization releases new Moments of Life video featuring 85 year-old Latina Gloria Maestas.

2016/09/15 - 3:54pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
September 15, 2016

NHPCO Responds to New Report from OIG on Hospice

(Alexandria, Va) – Today, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a report on hospice care that focused on findings in two areas: election statements, and physician certification and attestation. 

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