VNA Care Names Chaffee President & CEO
Sunday, January 14, 2018
GoLocalWorcester News Team
Chaffee replaces Mary Ann O’Connor, BSN, MBA, who is retiring after a 45-year career in the home care and hospice industry.
“I have great admiration for the work VNA Care does with Atrius Health to ensure patients receive the patient-centered care they deserve. As healthcare continues to move into home and ambulatory settings, I look forward to collaborating in our collective mission to provide the right care with kindness and compassion to every person we serve,” said Chaffee.
Rita S. Advani, Chair of the Board of Directors at VNA Care added, “We are delighted to welcome Holly, whose dedication and vision for providing patients with high-quality, compassionate care was instrumental to her selection as our new CEO. We are confident that VNA Care will continue to be a leader in the level of care that we provide to our communities. We would also like to thank Diane Leclair, our retiring Board Chair whose tireless leadership of our national search was instrumental in bringing Holly’s tremendous talents to VNA Care.”
For the past decade, Chaffee has been the President and CEO of Porchlight VNA/Home Care, a five-star agency serving communities in Western Massachusetts. Most recently, Chaffee was recognized as a 2017 Healthcare Hero by the publications Business West and Healthcare News.
Chaffee served as the Board President for the Visiting Nurse Associations of New England (VNANE) from 2012-2014. She is the Board President of The Home Care Alliance of MA, Board President of the Lee Chamber of Commerce, and a Board Member of the Chicopee Chamber of Commerce. Chaffee also holds other volunteer positions in the community.
After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Skidmore College, Chaffee went on to attain a Master of Science in Nursing Administration from the University of Hartford. A resident of Enfield, CT, she is married and has two sets of twins and a grandchild on the way.
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