Monterey, CA, August 01, 2019 - Mr. Edo Banach, JD, President and CEO of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) announced today that Cortland J. Young, RN CHPN NEA-BC ACHCE has been appointed into the My Hospice Ambassadors Program. My Hospice Ambassadors play an invaluable role in educating and forging relationships with Members of Congress, enhancing awareness of hospice and palliative care issues, and leading grassroots efforts in their state.
Mr. Banach has appointed Cortland Young to the California My Hospice Ambassador’s position for 2019-2020 Congressional Calendar Year. Mr. Young’s duties as Ambassador will be to participate in the Hospice Action Network (HAN) Summer 2019 three-part grassroots webinar series.
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), is the oldest and largest nonprofit organization representing hospice and palliative care professionals in the United States, with its affiliate the Hospice Action Network.
“I would like to congratulate you on your acceptance into the My Hospice Ambassadors Program. We [NHCPO] appreciate your leadership and commitment on behalf of the hospice and palliative care community and look forward to working with you on ensuring that individuals and their families continue to receive high-quality, compassionate, and person-centered hospice and palliative care.” wrote Mr. Banach.
Mr. Young resides in Salinas and is the Chief Clinical Officer for the VNA & Hospice. Since 1951, the not-for-profit VNA has provided a wide range of home health care, serving Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz and South Santa Clara counties. VNA is dedicated to providing the highest quality health care to residents of the Central Coast by meeting their individual needs in a caring, effective, honorable, and accessible manner.
Media Contact: Jane Russo, 831-372-6668, From: Central Coast VNA & Hospice www.ccvna.com
Marci Bracco Cain
Salinas, CA 93901