Hospice of the Chesapeake announced today that Michael S. McHale, President and CEO, has been elected to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) Board of Directors.
Serving on the NHPCO Finance Committee, McHale will join the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. McHale also serves on the board of the Hospice Network of Maryland.
The NHPCO is committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing the quality of life for those suffering with illness while comforting their loved ones. “I am deeply honored to be elected to this position and look forward to sharing my knowledge of hospice care with professionals from around the country who are committed to providing compassionate care to patients and families faced with advanced illness,” McHale said. The appointment begins in January 2014.