Navigation Links
Hospice of Philadelphia Medical Director, Deborah Way, MD, Earns Certification from the American Board of Internal Medicine
Date:2/25/2009

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Deborah Way, MD, of The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia (VNA) has successfully earned her Board Certification in hospice and palliative medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). Dr. Way is the medical director of VNA's Hospice of Philadelphia which provides hospice care for both adult and pediatric patients living in the Greater Philadelphia region.

ABIM works to enhance the quality of health care by certifying internists and subspecialists who demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for excellent patient care.

In addition to her primary duties with the Hospice of Philadelphia, Dr. Way is a staff physician at Jeanes Hospital and a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Directors Association where she serves on their annual meeting curriculum committee. Dr. Way joined the VNA in 2008.

The VNA's Hospice of Philadelphia enables patients with a serious, progressive illness to approach the end of life as comfortably as possible whether they are in their own home, a nursing home or a personal care facility.

The Hospice team includes registered nurses, social workers, certified nursing assistants, chaplains, spiritual and bereavement counselors, volunteers, and pharmacy and dietary consultants, along with 24-hour, seven days-a-week on-call availability. Hospice of Philadelphia's commitment to helping patients and their families transition in the last months of life is evident by their expertise in pain and symptom management, and support and counseling services.

About Hospice of Philadelphia

Hospice of Philadelphia, a service of The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia, provides home care, respite and inpatient services to patients with progressive illnesses. Other services provided for patient comfort and family support are alternative therapies such as massage and music therapy, which help promote the patients' and families' well being.

About The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia

The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia is a leading not-for-profit provider of comprehensive 24-hour in-home and community health care to residents of Philadelphia, Bucks, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Since 1886, The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia has provided highly specialized, cost effective services to Southeastern Pennsylvania residents regardless of their ability to pay. For more information on The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia or the services it provides, visit www.vnaphilly.org or call 1-800-VNA-1160.


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Grants to Increase Access to Hospice and Palliative Care for Rural and Homeless Veterans Awarded by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
2. Brickson Diamond Appointed Board Chair of National Hospice Foundation
3. Hospice By The Bay Offers Health Care Professionals Free Training in End-of-Life Care
4. Hospice By The Bay and Foundation Merge Under One Governing Board
5. Hospice Foundation of America Awards $25,000 to Support Grieving Children and Adolescents
6. Study finds race and ethnicity affect use of hospice services among patients with advanced cancer
7. Primary Wave Media Launches 1-800-HOSPICE
8. Hospice By The Bay Teen Grief Group Offers Support for Ages 13-17
9. Hospice By The Bay Group Help Ease Grief from Spousal / Partner Loss
10. Hospice By The Bay Grief Group Helps Adults Who've Lost a Parent
11. Hospice Care Remains a Misunderstood and Underutilized Benefit, According to In-House Hospice
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... 04, 2016 , ... IsoComforter, Inc., one of the Nations ... newly improved Iso-Hip Wrap. The newly designed hip wrap has been specifically ... enables the patient to enjoy the benefits of cold therapy while resting, sitting, ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... ... A new collaboration will give more researchers access to the largest and ... leader SAS will provide researchers worldwide with data management and analytics tools to explore ... , The DCRI and SAS share the goal of greater transparency and openness in ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... Slepkow Slepkow & ... one of the top website design companies to create a state of the ... to the law firm's main practice areas. These practice areas include: real estate, ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... , ... Francesca Loparco, Co-Founder of Queen City Dream Cars, an exotic car ... procedure at Christenbury Eye Center. The entrepreneur struggled with her computer, riding horses ... day as her in-office consultation and eye exam. Francesca’s eyesight was restored to 20/20 ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Advanced Spine & Sport Medical Rehabilitation Center, which is renowned ... a free seminar on stem cell injections. The seminar is scheduled for Wednesday, May ... Telephone Road, Suite 110, Ventura, CA. There are only 10 seats available. , ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/3/2016)... with watching a film or TV show in high definition, you may not be familiar ... Ampronix  is a renowned authorized reseller of the medical industry,s top brands as well as ... ... ... Although initially ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... Mich. , May 3, 2016   Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) announced today that ... company released a video of two patients who tell their personal story and encourage those ... Meet Jacque: Hepatitis C ... ... Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy (PRNewsFoto/Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.) ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... May 3, 2016 According to ... Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2022 - ... Strength (High Field, Very High Field, Low to Mid ... and Neck, Spine, Musculoskeletal, Vascular, Breast, Pelvic and Abdomen, ... resonance imaging (MRI) market was valued at $5,351.7 million ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: