Welcoming HopeHealth Community VNA!

HopeHealth Community VNA has been providing compassionate home health care services in southeastern Massachusetts for over a century. Now they’re part of the HopeHealth family of services.

Leadership

Senior Leadership Team

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Diana Franchitto

President & CEO

Diana Franchitto, president & CEO of HopeHealth, has been a strong, leading voice in hospice, palliative and home care for more than a decade. Serving Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts, HopeHealth is one of the largest non-profit hospice, palliative care and home care organizations in New England. The HopeHealth family of services includes HopeHealth Hospice & Palliative Care, HopeHealth Visiting Nurse, HopeHealth Community VNA, HopeHealth Dementia & Alzheimer’s Services, HopeHealth PediPal and the HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center.

At HopeHealth, Ms. Franchitto facilitated an academic affiliation to become the major teaching affiliate for hospice and palliative medicine of the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. In addition, Ms. Franchitto established palliative care partnerships with hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and payers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Franchitto held a variety of senior leadership positions at Caritas Christi Health Care (the predecessor organization to Steward Health Care), then the second largest healthcare system in Massachusetts, where she was responsible for marketing, communications, public affairs and network development.

Ms. Franchitto has an MBA and a bachelor of science in business administration from Bentley University, Waltham, Massachusetts. She serves on the board of directors of the National Partnership for Healthcare & Hospice Innovation (vice chair), Rhode Island Quality Institute (chair), Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and CareLink.

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Brian Berger, LICSW, ACHP-SW

Vice President of Access and Community Engagement
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Maureen Bischoff, MBA

Chief Operating Officer
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Dolores Burke, MS, RN-BC, CCM

Vice President, Hospice Clinical Operations
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Gary Croteau

Vice President, Chief Information Officer
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Suzanne Fortier, MPA

Chief Philanthropy Officer
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Cara Hart, SHRM-SCP

Chief Human Resources Officer
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Addy Kane, CPA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer
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Edward Martin, MD, MPH, FAAHPM

Chief Medical Officer
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Jennifer Ritzau, MD

Vice President, Medical Staff
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Rey Spadoni

Chief Strategy Officer
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Amy Strong, DPT

Vice President, Home Health Clinical Operations
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Sandra Wilkerson, RN

Vice President, Clinical Integration
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Diana Zapata, MBA

Chief Growth & Marketing Officer

Need to get in touch with us? Call us at (844) 671-HOPE. Email Information@HopeHealthCo.org.

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