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Home Care Association of NYS Honors VNSNY Nurse with Home Care Hero Award

From: Home Care Association of New York State
Home Care Association of NYS has included VNSNY nurse Eileen Baez in an article recognizing home care and hospice aides, nurses, therapists, and other frontline staff who have acted courageously in the face of America's worst pandemic. The Home Care Hero recognition campaign highlights the deeds of individuals who have acted heroically and exemplified the true principles and spirit of home care and hospice.
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VNSNY Recognized in Crain’s Notable in Healthcare 2020 Special Report

From: Crain's New York Business
In recognition of their heroic work during the COVID-19 crisis, Crain's New York Business has included VNSNY CEO Marki Flannery and the VNSNY Hospice Bereavement and Emotional Support Team in the Notable in Healthcare 2020 Special Report. This year’s report shines a light on "the people who helped bend the region’s steep infection curve downward and are still working to alleviate the economic and humanitarian toll."
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VNSNY Announces CEO Succession Plan

From: Yahoo! Finance
Yahoo! Finance has covered VNSNY's announcement that VNSNY EVP and Chief Financial Officer Dan Savitt will be succeeding Marki Flannery as CEO of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, effective February 2021. The article features Marki Flannery, Dan Savitt, and Andrew N. Schiff, M.D., Chairman of the VNSNY Board of Directors. As Marki states in the piece, "I am honored to have served as VNSNY's CEO. Dan Savitt is absolutely the right person to continue the work we have started and lead VNSNY into the future. Dan has passion for the VNSNY mission coupled with a deep understanding of the drivers of our business and the needs of the people we serve. I look forward to working with Dan and my executive team to ensure a smooth and seamless transition."
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VNSNY Welcomes New Board Members

VNSNY is pleased to announce the addition of five new Members to its Board of Directors. Chairman Andrew N. Schiff, M.D., whose great-great-grandfather was a supporter of VNSNY founder Lillian Wald, said, “Each of our new Board Members brings to the table a wealth of experience, dedication to the VNSNY charitable mission, and a sharp, forward-looking vision for innovation, flexibility, and fiscal strength. We proudly welcome them to the VNSNY Board.”
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Remembering Larry Kramer: A Legacy in LGBTQ Health

From: Bronx Voice
Bronx Voice has featured VNSNY LGBTQ Program Director Arthur Fitting in a piece recalling Larry Kramer's achievements and relentless pursuit of equality for members of the LGBTQ community, including efforts that paved the way for specialized programs and health plans like SelectHealth from VNSNY CHOICE, which serves Medicaid-eligible New Yorkers living with HIV, individuals of transgender experience, and homeless individuals.
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City & State Features VNSNY RN on List of “Queens Heroes”

From: City & State
VNSNY RN Cidric Trinidad has been recognized by City & State as one of 18 COVID-19 "Queens Heroes." The list honors health care workers and members of the Queens community who have been at the forefront of the coronavirus pandemic and have met the challenge in different ways. Cidric's profile highlights his role as a VNSNY nurse on the front lines.
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