May 4, 2006
CONTACT: Olivia Fermano
Joan Doyle, RN, MSN, MBA, Executive Director of
Penn Home Care & Hospice Services,
(Philadelphia, 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.
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.