National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
Founded in 1978, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is the nation’s largest membership organization for providers and professionals who care for people affected by serious and life-limiting illness. Its broad community of members includes local hospice and palliative care providers, networks serving large regions of the United States, and individual professionals.
As the leading organization representing hospice and palliative care providers, NHPCO works to expand access to a proven person-centered model for healthcare - one that provides patients and their loved ones with comfort, peace, and dignity during life’s most intimate and vulnerable experiences.
Based in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, NHPCO represents the interests of its members and the general public with legislative advocacy that helps to enhance and expand access to care that addresses holistic health and the well-being of communities. With a staff of experts available to personally guide members through nearly every consideration or business challenge - NHPCO’s team is always there with timely and pragmatic support.
To lead and mobilize social change for improved care at the end of life.
A world where individuals and families facing serious illness, death, and grief will experience the best that humankind can offer.
NHPCO Believes in:
• Service: Engaging Customers
• Respect: Honoring Others
• Excellence: Exceeding Expectations
• Collaboration: Fostering Partnerships
• Stewardship: Managing Resources