HopeHealth President & CEO, Diana Franchitto, shared her heart about the important decision former President Jimmy Carter made in electing hospice care. Below is an excerpt from her letter to the editor, published in the March 19 edition of the Providence Journal. Former President Jimmy Carter has taught many life lessons to many admirers over Read More
Providence, RI – HopeHealth has announced five new officer appointments to its board of directors: Vincent Mor, PhD, board chair; Mark A. Tracy, vice chair; Carie Ann Bailey, secretary; Michael DiSandro, treasurer; and Keith Kelly, immediate past chair. The newly appointed officers are known for innovation and leadership in their fields, as well as embodying Read More
Providence, RI: HopeHealth, a regional leader in home care, palliative and hospice care, today announced that three new members are joining its board of directors: • Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD, MBA, FAC, director of hospital medicine at The Miriam Hospital • Susan DeSanto-Madeya, PhD, APRN-CNS, FAAN, Miriam Weyker Endowed Chair for Palliative Care, University of Rhode Read More
South Kingstown, RI — Earlier this month, University of Rhode Island nursing students Becca Allder and Katie Fitzmaurice graduated from a summer of clinical training and practice in one of healthcare’s fastest-growing fields, becoming the inaugural fellows of the Susan Flynn Palliative Care Nursing Fellowship. The fellowship is a new partnership between HopeHealth, the University Read More
Attleboro, MA — According to patients, families and caregivers in Massachusetts, HopeHealth’s hospice care and HopeHealth Community VNA’s home health care are among the nation’s best. That’s measured through patient experience surveys by Strategic Healthcare Program (SHP), a leader in healthcare benchmarking. In 2021 in the Bay State, HopeHealth and HopeHealth Community VNA ranked in Read More
Providence, RI — Over the years, Providence business leader Arthur S. Robbins has earned a shelf’s worth of honors for his leadership, citizenship and philanthropy in the community. He recently received another, this time from a health organization he helped shape: After 41 years as a board member, Robbins was appointed chair emeritus of the Read More
University of Rhode Island and HopeHealth partner on new palliative nursing fellowship FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2022 South Kingstown, RI — The University of Rhode Island (URI) and HopeHealth have partnered to support aspiring nurses in one of health care’s fastest-growing specialties: palliative care. The two organizations were selected to pilot the Susan D. Read More
HopeHealth has earned the highest national credential for cultural competency in serving and supporting older adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
“A Celebration of Hope & Gratitude: Virtual Gala,” livestreamed on Sept. 9, 2021, and the 2021 HopeHealth Golf Invitational, held Sept. 13, 2021, at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington, raised a combined $350,000 for HopeHealth programs.
PROVIDENCE — HopeHealth, Rhode Island’s largest hospice, palliative and home health care provider, welcomes to its family of services an Attleboro, Massachusetts-based home health, palliative and hospice organization with a stellar reputation. Community VNA will now be known as HopeHealth Community VNA and continue to provide high quality health care to residents of southeastern Massachusetts Read More