PA) – The National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC)
recently named Joan Doyle, RN, MSN, MBA, to its
Hospital Home Care Association of America Advisory Board as well
as its Political Action Committee. Doyle is Executive Director of
the University of Pennsylvania Health System’s
Home Care and Hospice Services.
NAHC is the nation’s largest trade association representing
the interests and concerns of home care agencies, hospices, home
care aide organizations, and medical equipment suppliers.
Doyle began her career at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
(HUP) as a staff nurse, later serving in a number of management
positions. She has been with Penn’s Home Care and Hospice
Services since 1992, and assumed her current role in 1999. Doyle
earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Nursing
from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and her MBA
from Temple University in 1996.
Penn Home Care and Hospice Services is a component of the University
of Pennsylvania Health System and provides professional, high-quality
care for patients needing hospice services, home care, and home
PENN Medicine is a $2.9 billion enterprise
dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical
research, and high-quality patient care. PENN Medicine consists
of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (founded in
1765 as the nation's first medical school) and the University of
Pennsylvania Health System.
Penn's School of Medicine is ranked #2 in the nation for receipt
of NIH research funds; and ranked #3 in the nation in U.S.News &
World Report's most recent ranking of top research-oriented medical
schools. Supporting 1,400 fulltime faculty and 700 students, the
School of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education
and training of the next generation of physician-scientists and
leaders of academic medicine.
The University of Pennsylvania Health System includes three
hospitals [Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, which is
consistently ranked one of the nation's few "Honor Roll"
hospitals by U.S.News & World Report; Pennsylvania Hospital,
the nation's first hospital; and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center];
a faculty practice plan; a primary-care provider network; two multispecialty
satellite facilities; and home care and hospice.