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2016 Press Releases

2016/02/24 - 9:04am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
February 24, 2016

NHPCO President and CEO J. Donald Schumacher to Retire

(Alexandria, Va) – Today, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and its affiliated organizations (National Hospice Foundation, Global Partners in Care, and Hospice Action Network) announced that President and Chief Executive Officer J. Donald Schumacher, PsyD, will retire at the end of 2016. Schumacher has been president and CEO of NHPCO since 2002.

2016/02/19 - 11:25am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
February 19, 2016

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Response to Wall Street Journal Article on Hospice

NHPCO offers some insight and key message points about hospice

2016/02/17 - 9:05am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
February 17, 2016

Going Beyond the Medicare Hospice Benefit

Delivering on the triple aim in healthcare through provision of palliative care is focus of annual Executive Business Summit.

2016/01/29 - 9:30am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 29, 2016

“Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice” Campaign is a Finalist in PR News 2016 CSR, Nonprofit and Diversity Awards

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s campaign helping to dispel hospice myths
is recognized as outstanding social responsibility campaign.

2016/01/28 - 9:52am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 28, 2016

JAMA Shares Research Demonstrating Benefits of Hospice Care among other Findings

Research reinforces key messages of NHPCO’s Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice campaign

2016/01/27 - 3:36pm | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 27, 2016

NHPCO Utilizing Unique Ways to Spread Hospice Awareness to Underserved Populations

New partnership to provide enhanced education about end-of-life care in African American communities.

2016/01/27 - 9:20am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
January 27, 2016

NHPCO Welcomes Board Members for 2016

Strategic Goals include increasing access and quality of care

(Alexandria, Va) – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization welcomes new individuals to the organization’s Board of Directors. These individuals officially join the board at NHPCO’s first board meeting of the year on January 27, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale.

2016/01/06 - 12:41pm | Press Releases

A Great Response for the Annual Election

To:          NHPCO Membership
From:    J. Donald Schumacher, President & CEO
                Linda Rock, Board Chair
Date:     January 6, 2016

We are proud to report that NHPCO’s annual governance election (that was held in December) had the greatest participation that we have seen in many years.  To all the voting delegates among our membership who took the time to vote in this election, thank you. We hope that this strong response points to an engaging year ahead.

2015/12/14 - 9:04am | Press Releases

For Immediate Release:
December 14, 2015

Feelings of Grief and Loss can be Heightened During the Holidays

Traumatic current events or the death of a loved one can add stress to the season; NHPCO offers advice

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