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2016 Press Releases

2016/09/12 - 9:33am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
September 12, 2016

Pet Peace of Mind Helps Hospice and Palliative Care Patients Keep Their Pets

NHPCO working to help promote important program for the hospice community

2016/09/08 - 9:24am | Press Releases
2016/08/24 - 9:10am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
August 24, 2016

NHPCO Making a Gift to LMHPCO Flood Relief Fund to Help Hospices in Louisiana

Matching grant of $20,000 will double the impact of donations

2016/08/17 - 12:55pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
August 17, 2016

Appropriate Use Compendium Offers 5 Toolkits

(Alexandria, Va) – The American Hospital Association’s Physician Leadership Forum and Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence initiative has released a compendium to help hospitals, in partnership with their clinical staff and patients, to closely examine the appropriate use of medical resources for five hospital-based procedures or interventions.

2016/07/18 - 9:27am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
July 18, 2016

More Than 240 Hospice Advocates Take Personal Caregiving Stories to Capitol Hill

Hospice advocates from across the nation have convened in Washington, D.C. to meet policymakers and discuss hospice and advance care planning.

2016/07/13 - 2:47pm | Press Release

For Immediate Release:
July 14, 2016

Programs Bring Innovation to Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Six Programs Recognized as Circle of Life Award™ Honorees

2016/06/27 - 10:23am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
June 27, 2016

New Video Communicates the Benefits of Hospice Care to Diverse Audience

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s “Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice” campaign helping to dispel hospice myths and educating the public about choices we all have when facing a life-limiting illness.  

2016/06/22 - 11:55am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
June 22, 2016

Personalize Your Care Act Provides Tools Needed to Make Important Care Planning Decisions

NHPCO supports legislation that will help inform vital advance care planning discussions.

2016/06/13 - 10:19am | Press Releases

Statement on the Tragedy in Orlando from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization

June 13, 2016

In the early morning hours of Sunday, June 12, a senseless act of violence in a nightclub in Orlando has left us horrified, angry, frightened and confused. Hate and terror were targeted at our nation’s LGBT community and the wounds touch us all. Very rarely can such violence be explained in any manner that makes sense to rational people.