National Partnership for Hospice Innovation Announced

Jul 16, 2015, 16:12 ET from National Partnership for Hospice Innovation

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We are pleased to officially announce the formation of the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation (NPHI). NPHI is a nationwide collaborative of not-for-profit, community-integrated hospice and palliative care providers who play a unique role as a crucial safety net for the sickest, most vulnerable patients in the communities we serve. Our vision is that every American receives exceptional care during their last stage of life that is consistent with their goals, values, and preferences. NPHI members invest heavily in bedside care, provide robust bereavement services, offer psychosocial and spiritual support, and consistently achieve the highest standard of care. We are driven by the needs of our patients and their families, creating the groundwork for our innovation.

NPHI members are committed to improving upon current best practices in hospice delivery and applying hospice principles throughout the care continuum. NPHI is distinguished through our innovative partnerships aimed to positively impact care for Americans with advancing serious illness. A key focus of NPHI is to stand as leaders in the provision of the highest quality hospice care, to document that leadership through gathering and disseminating data on quality and value, and to set the standard for excellence nationwide.

Our members, built from the union of the National Hospice Work Group and the Hospice Innovations Group, continue to serve as historic, longstanding leaders in Hospice as guardians of the community interest in end of life care.

NPHI founding members:

  • Agrace Hospice Care
  • Capital Caring
  • Catawba Regional Hospice
  • Chapters Health Systems
  • Community Hospice of Texas
  • Cornerstone Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Covenant Hospice
  • Four Seasons Compassion for Life
  • Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island
  • Hope HealthCare Services
  • Hope West
  • HopeHealth
  • Hosparus Inc.
  • Hospice Buffalo
  • Hospice of Chattanooga
  • Hospice of Michigan
  • Hospice of the Valley
  • Hospice of the Western Reserve
  • Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter
  • MJHS Hospice & Palliative Care
  • Nathan Adelson Hospice
  • Sutter Care at Home
  • The Corridor Group Holdings LLC
  • The Denver Hospice
  • The Watershed Group
  • TrustBridge
  • Valley Hospice, Inc.
  • VNSNY Hospice and Palliative Care

These hospice providers individually contribute strength, leadership, and innovation to the provision of hospice care, and collectively we leverage our experiences to improve the care experience for all Americans nearing the last stage of life.

Tom Koutsoumpas
President and CEO
National Partnership for Hospice Innovations

For media inquiries, contact Will Collier,, 202-909-2863

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