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VITAS® Healthcare Promotes Three Executive Roles: Husted, Nygaard, Hayes

MIAMI, Nov. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The nation's leading provider of end-of-life care proudly announces the promotion of three of its executive leaders to advanced roles within the organization. Patty Husted, Jennifer Nygaard and Mark Hayes are tenured VITAS Healthcare employees who have demonstrated excellence in their leadership roles and will continue to strengthen the company through further development.

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A 34-year VITAS veteran, Husted is taking on a new role within the organization to advance the companywide goal of providing world-class care and support to every patient, family and community that VITAS serves. As executive vice president of patient and family supportive services, Husted is responsible for identifying areas of opportunity for improvement in volunteer and bereavement services to elevate the overall experience of VITAS patient care. She will play a critical role in enhancing practices and processes to ensure a clear focus on the delivery of patient- and family-centered care, evolving and maturing the volunteer and bereavement programs that have helped establish VITAS as the nation's leader in end-of-life care for more than four decades.

Throughout her career, Husted has been a leader in identifying opportunities to expand VITAS' reach in serving patients and families and elevating ...

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