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Suicide as a Public Health Crisis: VNSNY on News12 Bronx and Brooklyn

From: News12 Bronx and Brooklyn
News12 Bronx and Brooklyn has featured Deirdre DeLeo, VNSNY Associate Director with CMHS Programs & Clinical Operations, in a segment highlighting National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The piece sheds light on the increased emotional stress New Yorkers are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic and offers guidance, including warning signs and symptoms, and what to do if you or someone you love are experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings.
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CBS 6 (WRGB) Features VNSNY CEO Marki Flannery

From: CBS 6 (WRBG)
CBS 6 Albany (WRGB) featured VNSNY CEO and President Marki Flannery in an article entitled, "Lawmakers Call on Federal Agencies to Protect Vulnerable Communities Against COVID-19." The piece highlights the issue of limited PPE gear and financial support for services that provide care for older adults and people with disabilities. VNSNY has cared for over 2,600 COVID+ patients since the pandemic began in March.
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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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