Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care
Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care (CHPC) is proud to announce that its CEO, Mike Testa, MBA has been named to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s (NHPCO) Quality and Standards Committee. This esteemed committee is a national body that consists of only 33 members, and Testa is one of only nine new members named to the committee in 2023.
NHPCO’s Quality and Standards Committee works to promote quality end-of-life care by contributing to the organization’s quality initiatives and other educational and programmatic activities related to quality. The Committee is also responsible for updating the NHPCO Standards of Practice for Hospice Programs, including systematic ongoing review and revision of the Standards document to ensure compliance with regulations and best practices.
“I am honored and proud to be named to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Quality and Standards Committee,” said Mike Testa, CEO of Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care. “I am committed to contributing to the committee’s efforts to promote quality end-of-life care. I look forward to working with my colleagues on the committee to further the highest standards of quality and patient care in the field of hospice and palliative care.”
Testa’s appointment to the committee is a recognition of his expertise, leadership, and commitment to advancing the field of hospice and palliative care. Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care is privileged to have Mike Testa represent the organization on the national stage and looks forward to the positive impact he will make in his new role.
About Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care
For nearly 40 years, Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care has provided compassionate, expert end-of-life care as the only Medicare-certified hospice provider in Chautauqua County. This specialized medical field focuses on pain management and symptom control for people confronting serious illnesses and keeping patients comfortable, at home and in control while reducing hospitalizations. Patient quality of life is always the primary goal.