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VNA Care Recognized for Commitment to Exceptional Patient Care by The Joint Commission

August 2019

VNA Care has once again earned the Gold Seal of Approval for home health and hospice care from The Joint Commission, the nation's preeminent health care accreditation and standards-setting organization.  (read more)

VNA Care CEO to be Recognized as an Original All Star

June 2019

The Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts will honor Holly Chaffee, MSN, BSN, RN, president and CEO of VNA Care, on June 26 as one of their 50 Original All Stars for making major contributions to the Alliance's success.  (read more)

VNA Care Named a Finalist in the Nonprofit Excellence Awards

June 2019

VNA Care was recently named a finalist in the 2019 Nonprofit Excellence Awards for the agency's work with Atrius Health on Care in Place.  (read more)

Legislature Lauds Stanley R. Tippett Hospice Home's 25th Anniversary

May 2019

VNA Care and Atrius Health recently hosted Senator Mike Rush at the Stanley R. Tippett Hospice Home in Needham.  (read more)

CEO Talks About End-of-Life Care and Conversations on Help Choose Home Podcast

April 2019

Holly Chaffee, MSN, BSN, RN, president and CEO of VNA Care, recently joined Merrily Orsini, host of the Help Choose Home podcast, for a discussion about starting end-of-life conversations and the benefits of choosing hospice.   (read more)

VNA Care Remains Committed to Cape Ann

March 2019

VNA Care  has provided health care services in the homes of Cape Ann residents since 1914, when we were known as Gloucester's District Nurses. Many people recognize the Victorian house at 8 Angle Street that has served as our office since 1950.   (read more)

VNA Care Appoints Aaron Langlois as Senior Director of Hospice and Palliative Care

January 2019

Langlois will lead the work of VNA Hospice & Palliative Care, part of VNA Care, in improving the quality of life for individuals and their loved ones facing a life-limiting illness.   (read more)

November is National Home Care & Hospice Month

October 2018

VNA Care is celebrating National Home Care & Hospice Month this November. Our nonprofit has provide home- and community-based health care for 132 years.   (read more)

Communication Regarding Ballot Question 1: Hospital Nurse Staffing Ratios

October 2018

On November 6, 2018 (Election Day), Massachusetts voters will consider Question 1 that would institute government-mandated nurse staffing levels at all hospitals across the Commonwealth. (read more)

CEO Judges Healthcare Heroes of Western Massachusetts

October 2018

Holly Chaffee, MSN, BSN, RN, president and CEO, served as one of the judges for the 2018 Healthcare Heroes of Western Massachusetts awards. Chaffee was honored in 2017 in the Healthcare Heroes Health/Wellness Administrator/Administration category for her work as president and CEO of Porchlight VNA/Home Care. (read more on BusinessWest)

VNA Care to Present 13th Annual Heroes in Health Care Awards at Signature Event

October 2018

VNA Care will honor three Heroes in Health Care during the nonprofit’s 13th annual Gala on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Mandarin Oriental, 776 Boylston St., Boston. (read more)

Porchlight VNA Relocates Pittsfield Staff to Lee

September 2018

Porchlight VNA/Home Care, which is managed by VNA Care, recently moved staff from its Pittsfield office to the nonprofit’s office in Lee. Holly Chaffee, President and CEO of VNA Care and Porchlight, shared with the Berkshire Eagle that the office consolidation does not affect the organization’s commitment to serving all of the Berkshires. (read more)

VNA Care and Atrius Health Senior Leaders Meet with Congressman Jim McGovern

September 2018

VNA Care was honored to host Congressman Jim McGovern at their Worcester offices. Holly Chaffee, President and CEO of VNA Care; Dr. Steve Strongwater, President and CEO of Atrius Health; members of the VNA Care board of directors; and representatives from the Home Care Alliance met to discuss issues of importance to the home health and hospice and palliative care industry. (read more)

VNA Care Enters Management Agreement with Porchlight VNA/Home Care

July 2018

VNA Care is pleased to announce it has entered into a management agreement with Porchlight VNA/Home Care, a five-star agency serving communities in Western Massachusetts. (read more)

Michael Willette Named Interim COO

June 2018

VNA Care recently named Michael Willette as Interim Chief Operating Officer. Willette began his career serving in the United States Marine Corps. (read more)

CEO Holly Chaffee on Beacon Hill Chat

June 2018

Holly Chaffee, President and CEO of VNA Care, appeared on Massachusetts State Senator Harriette Chandler’s Beacon Hill Chat program on WCCA-TV. (watch video)

VNA Care Welcomes Holly Chaffee as President and CEO

January 2018

VNA Care, a subsidiary of Atrius Health serving more than 50,000 patients each year as Massachusetts’ largest non-profit home health and hospice provider, is pleased to introduce Holly Chaffee, BSN, MSN, RN as President and CEO. (read more)

Rita Advani Named Chair of VNA Care Board of Directors

January 2018

VNA Care recently welcomed Rita S. Advani as Chair of the Board of Directors. Advani is the President of Bush Pond Ventures, LLC, an organization focused on increasing science literacy for PreK-Grade 12. (read more)

For Ongoing ACO Shared Savings, Look Outside Inpatient, Primary Care

December 2017
VNA Care and Atrius Health are working together to improve patient care while reducing costs. (read more)
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