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EMHS Executive Elected to Board of the National Association of Home Care and Hospice

1/7/2014
Brewer, Maine – The CEO and president of Eastern Maine HomeCare has been elected to the board of the National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC). Lisa Harvey-McPherson, RN, MBA, MPPM, who is also the vice president of continuum-of-care for EMHS, has started her term as a member of the board to NAHC on January 1, 2014.
 
“This is a great opportunity to be a part of the national conversation regarding home care and hospice,” said Lisa Harvey-McPherson. “The U.S. Census documents that Maine has one of the oldest populations in the country. Demand for home care and hospice will continue to increase as our population ages.”
 
The NAHC serves as a unified voice for home care and hospice community in the U.S.. The summarized mission of the NAHC is to bring “health care back home where it belongs.” The NAHC board oversees the governance of the association and its board members represent a full spectrum of home care and hospice leadership throughout the nation.
 

About the NAHC
The NAHC is the largest and most respected professional association representing the interests of Americans who need home care (including acute, long-term, and terminal care) and the caregivers that provide them with in-home health and supportive services.
You can read more about the NAHC here: http://www.nahc.org/
 
About EMHS
EMHS, based in Brewer, Maine is an integrated health delivery system covering approximately 70 percent of the land mass in the state and serving more than 40 percent of the state’s residents. The system’s broad range of services includes eight hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, home health and hospice, and ground and air emergency transport services.
You can read more about EMHS here: http://www.emhs.org/Home.aspx
 
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