NPHI Welcomes Kaua`i Hospice as its Newest Member

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2023 – The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI), the national voice for mission-driven end-of-life care providers, welcomes Kaua`i Hospice as its newest member.

Kaua`i Hospice provides the highest quality of life possible for patients and their families as they face life-limiting illness. Services offered by the organization include hospice and palliative care, grief and bereavement services, and care provision that is expressly tailored to each patient’s needs and wishes.

“NPHI extends a warm welcome to Kaua`i Hospice and looks forward to engaging closely with them,” said, Tom Koutsoumpas, NPHI CEO. “I value their commitment to ensuring patients and their families have access to the highest quality care and sincerely look forward to continuing that reality alongside our dedicated NPHI members.”

From its grassroots beginnings in 1983, Kaua`i Hospice has cared for thousands of patients as the only hospice on the “Garden Isle” of Kauai, Hawaii. In addition to patient care and services offered to families, the organization seeks to educate the community on the value of hospice and promote its benefits for those facing serious illness.

“Kaua`i Hospice welcomes the opportunity to work other respected mission-driven organizations that form the membership of NPHI,” said, Tricia Yamashita, Executive Director, Kaua’i Hospice “We look forward to exchanging ideas, sharing best practices, and building more advanced models of care for hospice patients and families.”

NPHI looks forward to working with Kaua`i Hospice and in continuing to advocate together will all its members for high-quality, community-based, not-for-profit hospice, palliative, advanced illness care to patients throughout the nation.


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 about NPHI at