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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.


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