Pennsylvania clamps a ranking as the fifth largest proportion of senior citizens across the United States. The State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators develops the standards of professional conduct in order to maintain a high level of integrity and performance in the practice of nursing homes. Indiana County healthcare professional, Kim Cobaugh, RN, MSN, RNC, NHA, was recently elected as Pennsylvania’s Chairperson to the Nursing Home Administrator board of directors for 2017.
As Chairperson, Mrs. Cobaugh will lead the board in the development of new talent to establish elite standards of competence of those seeking licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; investigate reported misconduct to the welfare of the patients, the staff or the nursing home; and maintain a high level of integrity and performance in the practice of nursing home administration.
Senator Don White put forth Mrs. Cobaugh’s nomination for Chairperson. This marks her second term serving as a Nursing Home Administrator board member; each term is four years.
For more information about the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators, visit dos.pa.gov.
Affinity Health Services is honored to have been selected to speak at the 2017 LeadingAge PA Annual Conference at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center in June 2017.
Date of Event:
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Are We Listening to Our Acute Care Partners?
Denise McQuown-Hatter President & Chief Executive Officer of Affinity Health Services
Eric Lawlor, Executive Vice-President of Ohio Valley Hospital and Senior Choice, Inc. Board Member
This presentation will define the essential element to blend acute care and post-acute care expertise. During this session precise experiences will be shared with regards to Accountable Care Organizations; preferred provider status for Comprehensive Joint Program; as well as the new and innovative Medical Director agreements, to name a few. In addition, the progression of focus towards Personal Care Home initiatives, the presentation will also provide highlight to continuation of making Personal Care Homes a significant part of the continuum.