National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) Welcomes Tasha Walsh to Enhance Education and Leadership Initiatives

WASHINGTON, September 26, 2023 – The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI), the national voice for not-for-profit advanced illness, hospice, and palliative care providers, extends a warm welcome to Tasha Walsh who will serve as a “Loaned Executive” to NPHI, effective immediately.

Tasha will serve NPHI concurrently with her role as CEO of ConnectionsPlus Healthcare + Hospice. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge, prior experiences, and a deep passion for education and hospice, all of which will play a vital role in supporting NPHI’s Center for Education expansion initiative. Tasha’s contributions extend beyond her role as CEO. She is a respected member of the faculty at the Healthcare Coaching Institute and has previously earned recognition for her award-winning leadership development coaching practice. She additionally possesses extensive expertise in positive psychology, organizational and professional development, and behavioral healthcare.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Tasha Walsh as a Loaned Executive to NPHI,” stated Tom Koutsoumpas, CEO of NPHI. “With her wealth of passion and expertise, Tasha is a tremendous asset that will greatly benefit NPHI membership. We eagerly anticipate leveraging her experience to assist our members in our ongoing mission to ensure that patients and their families have access to the highest quality end-of-life care.”

Loaned Executives at NPHI actively contribute to refining and expanding NPHI programs and initiatives, aligning them with the core mission of not-for-profit hospice care and adapting to the ever-evolving end-of-life care landscape. In this role, Tasha will draw from her prior experience as a Chief Learning Officer (CLO) to help NPHI members develop educational and professional development opportunities, creating a vibrant and thriving workforce and reducing staff turnover.

“I am thrilled to be joining NPHI in this capacity, offering my expertise in professional and leadership development initiatives,” said Tasha Walsh, CEO of ConnectionsPlus Healthcare + Hospice. “I am enthusiastic about collaborating with our members to empower them in delivering top-notch training and development opportunities for their staff and I firmly believe that NPHI’s commitment to fortifying this aspect will undoubtedly elevate the quality of care we offer to those who need it most – the patients and families we are dedicated to serving.”

NPHI looks forward to working with Tasha and continuing our collaboration with all members in advocating for high-quality, community-based, not-for-profit advanced illness care for patients throughout the nation. To learn more about Tasha, you can find her complete bio here.

To learn more about NPHI, please visit our website at, or to find a trusted not-for-profit advanced illness provider call 844-GET-NPHI (438-6744).

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The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) is a membership organization comprising 100+ not-for-profit, community-integrated hospice and palliative care providers dedicated to ensuring patients and their families have access to care that reflects their individual goals, values, and preferences. Representing providers from 37 states and the District of Columbia, NPHI and its members help design more innovative and effective models of care, advocate for comprehensive and community-integrated care customized to meet each person’s unique needs, and build collaboration between national thought leaders, decision-makers, and other healthcare stakeholders to improve hospice care. Learn more at


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