Senior Leadership Team
Diana Franchitto has been a strong, leading voice for home care, hospice care and palliative care for more than a decade. She joined HopeHealth in 2007, and through her tenure the organization has experienced significant growth and an expansion of services in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
Ms. Franchitto facilitated an academic partnership with the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, making HopeHealth the first non-hospital teaching affiliate for hospice and palliative medicine in the nation. She also established palliative-care consultation services with many hospitals, nursing homes and home health agencies. In addition, HopeHealth has a variety of preferred partnerships with ACOs, health systems and post-acute networks.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Franchitto was a senior leader at Caritas Christi Health Care, the predecessor organization to Steward Health Care, the second-largest healthcare system in Massachusetts at that time. In a variety of roles, she was responsible for marketing, communications, public affairs and network development.
Ms. Franchitto earned an MBA and a bachelor of science in business administration from Bentley University. She is a sought-after speaker at hospice and home care professional conferences and with regional civic organizations. She serves on the boards of the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, the Rhode Island Quality Institute, Healthcentric Advisors, CareLink and Harbor Health Services.