NPHI Welcomes Houston Hospice

NPHI Welcomes Houston Hospice

The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI), the national voice for not-for-profit hospice and palliative care providers, welcomes the Houston Hospice as a new member.

Established in 1980, Houston Hospice is the largest non-profit hospice in Greater Houston. Their service area spans across 13 counties in Texas, including Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Jackson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Waller, and Wharton.

“NPHI is thrilled to welcome Houston Hospice to our member organization,” said Tom Koutsoumpas, NPHI CEO. “As we grow as an organization, our shared mission to advocate for the highest-quality, community based, not-for-profit hospice, palliative, and advanced illness care, can only flourish that much more.”

Houston Hospice offer a variety of services including hospice care, grief support, Veteran-specific care, and community engagement. Specifically, routine home care, continuous crisis care, general inpatient care, and respite care are provided as needed by compassionate teams that are always accessible.

“Houston Hospice is thrilled to join the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation to collaborate on programs centered around advocacy and education for patients, families and community members,” said Rana McClelland, MBA, President & CEO. “As a hospice care provider for over 40 years and a member of the Texas Medical Center, Houston Hospice is focused on reaching more patients in need of quality hospice care, including Veterans and the diverse population that comprises our 13-county service area,” continued McClelland. “We look forward to exchanging ideas, contributing our expertise and building more advanced models of care for hospice patients and families, alongside leaders such as NPHI and other nonprofit hospice and palliative care organizations.”

NPHI looks forward to collaborating with Houston Hospice and continuing to advocate for high-quality, community-based, not-for-profit hospice, palliative, and advanced illness care to patients throughout the nation.

The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) is a collaborative of 75+ 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 31 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 about NPHI at