NPHI Welcomes VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana

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The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI), the national voice for not-for-profit hospice providers, welcomes VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana as its newest member.

For over fifty years, VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana (NWI) has been providing their service area with not-for-profit hospice care, community education, leadership, and advocacy.  VNA Hospice NWI’s services include hospice care, palliative care, VNA Meals on Wheels of Porter County, the Medical Guardian alert system, grief support, and a We Honor Veterans Program.

“NPHI is lucky to welcome VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana to our member organization,” said Carole Fisher, NPHI President. “We look forward to collaborating with a care organization that always places mission above profit, with such unwavering integrity, selfless humility, and enduring compassion.”

VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana is one of only seven providers in Indiana with an inpatient hospice center, and the only ACHC accredited palliative care provider in their area. They further support seniors living independently in their area through the VNA Medical Guardian alert system, which provides 24/7 help to seniors at home, and the VNA Meals on Wheels of Porter County delivery service. The VNA Phoenix Center provides unique support and counseling services for children who experience the death of a parent, friend, or family member at a young age.

“The VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana is thrilled to join the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation. Having the opportunity to engage with other nonprofit hospices to improve the overall specialized care and commitment we all have to our communities is wonderful. We look forward to the educational and advocacy initiatives to not only preserve this vital resource, but to promote its importance in the health care continuum with physicians and all providers,” said Bob Frank, President and CEO of VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana.

NPHI looks forward to working with VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana and continuing to advocate 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 collaborative of 90+ 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