January 8, 2020 (Glens Falls, NY) – High Peaks Hospice is pleased to announce that our Head of Nursing, Phil Pekar, RN, and our Clinical Lead, Mel Duerr, RN, NP, have both earned their Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing certification. By earning this certification, they have proven competence and increased their knowledge across the spectrum of hospice and palliative care.

This certification is a recognized quality marker by patients, physicians, providers, quality organizations, insurers, credentialers, and the federal government in an atmosphere of
increasing awareness regarding quality in health care and appropriate utilization of services. Read the entire story here.