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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
Controlling outcomes and costs outside of the network and in the post-acute care space will bring long-term ACO Shared savings. (read more)

12th Annual Heroes in Healthcare Gala in the News

November 2017
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VNA Care Network and VNA of Boston Named to HomeCare Elite 2017 Top Agencies

November 2017
VNA Care Network and VNA of Boston have been named top agencies of the 2017 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing 25 percent of Medicare-certified home health agencies in the United States (read more)

'Gloucester is a very special place' says departing VNA CEO

November 2017
Article in Gloucester times by Joann Mackenzie Staff Writer.(read more)

Mary Ann O'Connor Announces Retirement in January

October 2017
Mary Ann O’Connor, President and CEO of VNA Care, has announced her plans to retire in January 2018.(read more)

Atrius Health takes part in the IHSIP fall conference discussing the future of health care, technology relations

October 2017
The all-day conference consisted of three session featuring panelists and speakers of BU professors and representatives from IBM, Phillips, Aetna, Boston Medical Center, Atrius Health and more.  (read more)

Medically Home Group Launches the Future of Medical Care, Raises $4M in Funding

October 2017
Medically Home Group, a healthcare technology and services company committed to the transformation of patient care delivery, announced its launch with Atrius Health, an innovative healthcare leader caring for 740,00 patients in eastern Massachusetts, its subsidiary VNA Care, and $4M in Series A funding. (read more)

Home is Where the Innovation Is: Stanford MedX Panel

September 2017
Mary Ann O'Connor recently joined Richard Rakowski, CEO of Medically Home Group, and Dr. Eliza Shulman, Senior Chief Innovation Engineer at Atrius Health, at Medicine X 2017, Stanford's premier program on emerging technology and medicine, focusing on patient-centered innovation. The topic of their presentation was their recently launched acute care at home program.(read more)

VNA Care and Atrius Health Host Legislative Visit at Rose Monahan Hospice House

June 2017
VNA Care and Atrius Health recently hosted a legislative visit in Worcester for a number of legislators from Worcester along with representatives from the City of Worcester. The visit was to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rose Monahan Hospice Home and to familiarize the delegation to both VNA Care and Atrius Health. (read more)

VNA Care Named Best of Central Mass

February 2017
Home health care and hospice provider VNA Care has been awarded the distinction of Best Home Health Care Provider by the Worcester Telegram & Gazette's through their annual Best of Central Mass 2016 Award. (read more)

Public Health Pioneer Marks 130 Years of Service

November 2016
On February 8th 1886 nurse Ameilia Hodgkiss made her first house call to a tenement building in Boston's North End. Neither she nor the small philanthropic group that employed her had even the remote idea that she was to represent an important social institution, the first of its kind in the country. (read more)

Harvard School of Public Health’s Advisory Board Appoints Mary Ann O’Connor

September 2016
Mary Ann O’Connor, President & CEO of VNA Care, was recently appointed to the Advisory Board of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health “Strategic Management and Decision Making for Nurse Executives” program. (read more)

VNA Care Network Foundation Rebranding as VNA Care

June 2016
VNA Care Network Foundation, one of the Commonwealth’s largest non-profit home health and hospice providers, serving more than 50,000 patients each year, has announced today a name change to VNA Care. (read more)

VNA Care Network and VNA of Boston Named as HomeCare Elite 2015 Top Agencies

November 2015
VNA Care is pleased to announce that its certified home health care divisions, VNA of Boston and VNA Care Network, have been named HomeCare Elite 2015 Top Agencies by OCS HomeCare, placing them in the top-performing 25 percent of home care agencies in the United States. (read more)
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