Milford, OH - January 24, 2022 - CommonSpirit Health at Home, one of the largest providers of home-based services through the country, is pleased to announce Trisha Crissman, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Home Care and Hospice Division, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) effective January 1st, 2022.
Through Board membership with NHPCO, Crissman will continue to serve, support and advance Hospice and Palliative Care by building personal and professional connections with visionary leaders across the nation. The partnership with other service minded professionals, representing hospice programs, will enhance advocacy efforts for patients and providers, throughout the hospice and palliative care industry.
Crissman’s career in health care began in hospice, where for over 10 years she served as a chaplain and licensed professional counselor, before she made the move to senior management. During her time with CommonSpirit Health at Home, Crissman has been a strong advocate for driving positive change within the organization by working collaboratively with leaders and health care partners to make improvements in daily operations, implement innovative solutions and evolve practices to support and enhance the delivery of care.
“Trisha will be a great advocate for our industry and hospice agencies across the country, as she serves as an agent for change to drive improvements, through compassion and integrity, for end of life care,” Dan Dietz, President and CEO, CommonSpirit Health at Home.
Crissman is one of five new members to the organization’s board for 2022.
About CommonSpirit Health at Home
CommonSpirit Health at Home is a full-service health care organization that believes the best place for someone to get better, and faster, is in their own home. Providing quality home-based health care for over 40 years through specialized home care, home infusion and hospice services across the country, CommonSpirit Health at Home offers unique services dedicated to meeting the total needs of our patients.
Located in Milford, OH, CommonSpirit Health at Home has over 40 locations across 11 states (Arkansas, Arizona, California, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee and Washington) and nearly 3,000 employees who support our mission by creating and nurturing healthy communities across the nation.
CommonSpirit Health at Home is proud to be part of CommonSpirit Health, the largest non-profit health care system in the country. CommonSpirit Health currently operates more than 700 care sites and 142 hospitals, as well as research programs, virtual care services, home health programs and living communities. The combined system has 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. More information is available at commonspirit.org.
About National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
As the leading organization representing integrated, person-centered healthcare, NHPCO gives ongoing inspiration, practical guidance, and legislative representation to hospice and palliative care providers so they can enrich experiences for patients and ease caregiving responsibilities and emotional stress for families..To learn more about hospice and palliative care, visit NHPCO’s CaringInfo.org website.