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Deirdré DeLeo, Director of the Behavioral Health Crisis and Assessment Team, Speaks to Crain’s Health Pulse on the Importance of Mobile Crisis Teams

August 5, 2022

Catch Up on July’s VNS Health Media Stories! 

August 3, 2022–July Edition: A special story about one of our smallest (and furriest!) hospice volunteers…celebrating diversity in home care…and a spotlight on team members in Riverdale. It’s not just the weather that’s heating up lately at VNS Health. With powerful and inspiring stories all over the news, our team members are getting their day in the sun! From a special therapy dog helping hospice patients, team members on the importance of culturally competent care, to expert advice on helping our neighbors, our stories are making a big impact. Find out more below.  WPIX11 Shares Uplifting Story about Special Pair of VNS Health Volunteers A new story on WPIX11 put the spotlight on an inspiring pair of volunteers with the Hospice Care team from VNS Health, Ellen Landress-Bowkett and their partner, Chicken the therapy dog. Ellen shared how they and Chicken became involved with VNS Health and how Chicken’s special skills have

Riverdale Press Spotlights Shannon Whittington, Clinical Director of the Gender Affirmation Program and RN Desiree Gibson

July 29, 2022

The Manhattan Voice Features VNS Health Advice on Ways to Stay Cool in the Heat

July 27, 2022

WPIX11 Featured a Therapy Dog Named Chicken Who’s Touching the Lives of Hospice Patients

July 22, 2022–The WPIX11 television station recently aired the inspiring story of VNS Health Hospice Care volunteer Ellen Landress-Bowkett, and her partner, Chicken the therapy dog.  To watch this inspiring video, click on the screen here below!

NYC Patch Story on the Importance of Diversity in Home Health Care Features VNS Health Team Members

July 19, 2022

Dive into June’s “VNS Health in the News” Highlights!  

July 7, 2022–June Edition: Rebrand Coverage Continues…LGBTQ+ PRIDE Champions… and an Inspiring Snapshot of VNS Health Expertise!   VNS Health has been all over the news in the past few weeks—from informative spotlights on our rebrand and inspiring profiles of team member expertise, to PRIDE Month accolades for two VNS Health colleagues who are LGBTQ+ leaders, as well as the services that VNS Health provides in the LGBTQ+ community. Learn more below!   VNS Health Rebrand a Model for Health Care Organizations CEO Dan Savitt Explains the Importance of VNS Health Rebrand in Hospice News    Hospice News put a spotlight on VNS Health and news of the organization’s rebrand. The story includes takeaways from CEO Dan Savitt and Catherine Callaway, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Development on why the move will help streamline the organization, and how it can help the organization thrive and grow. Read the whole piece here. Hospice News

Speech-Language Pathologist Whitney Thomas Shares Why Her Work Helps People Stay Healthy in The Queens Ledger

June 30, 2022

Crain’s Health Pulse Spotlights Clinical Director of the Gender Affirmation Program, Shannon Whittington

June 30, 2022