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:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... More than 20,000 pairs of ... Congo (DRC) thanks to an ambitious venture that conjoined the passions of an NBA ... support of the Liberty community. These shoes will save lives from the rampant infections ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Mediaplanet today announces the launch ... lifestyles and highlighting the importance of proactive eye and ear health. The campaign ... latest innovations in hearing aid technology. , In this issue, the National ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... handling handheld devices. Through an educational webinar, they will present the line of ... chance to learn how easy you can automate everyday pipetting tasks. , Ideal ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Radabaugh & Associates, a family managed agency ... West Virginia, is embarking on a cooperative charity effort with the Chestnut Mountain ... Chestnut Mountain Ranch (CMR) is a Christ-centered boarding school for young men offering ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... The Brian Gifford Agency, an ... is campaigning in support of Campagna Academy in a charity drive to provide for ... Boys’ Town of Indiana,” Campagna Academy is a nonprofit organization that has offered critical ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/15/2017)... AccuGenomics, Inc., a diagnostic company based in ... the company has provided an AccuKit to the HIV ... Chapel Hill and to Qura Therapeutics for evaluation in ... HIV reservoir and viral expression in human CD4+ T ... Center is a joint initiative between the University of ...
(Date:8/8/2017)... Aug. 8, 2017  BioLineRx Ltd. (NASDAQ/TASE: BLRX), a ... reports its financial results for the second quarter ended ... the second quarter 2017 and to date: ... development programs for the Company,s lead project, BL-8040: ... study with BL-8040 as novel stem cell mobilization treatment ...
(Date:8/7/2017)... 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO), the nation,s largest ... June 30, 2017.  All comparisons, unless otherwise noted, are to ... Second Quarter 2017 Highlights include: ... an increase of 3.5% Total prescriptions dispensed ... of 7.5% versus 7.6% Gross profit ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: