The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) is proud to announce that its CEO, Tom Koutsoumpas, has been selected as a Top Innovator by Modern Healthcare for 2023. This prestigious award recognizes leaders and organizations that are driving innovation and achieving measurable results in improving care and meeting clinical and financial goals.
Tom was awarded this honor for his leadership in driving innovation across NPHI’s 100+ member organizations and through initiatives such as the NPHI’s Innovation Lab. His efforts have contributed to the advancement of healthcare and palliative care for millions of Americans.
Speaking about the recognition, Tom Koutsoumpas stated, “As a fervent advocate for healthcare innovation, this award underscores the significance of our relentless pursuit of excellence and pushing boundaries in our field. I share this achievement with our exceptional team at NPHI as we continue our mission to revolutionize healthcare for the benefit of all.”
Under Tom’s leadership, NPHI has become a leading force in aggregating information, disseminating best practices, and providing access to cutting-edge resources for community-based, not-for-profit advanced illness providers. NPHI members currently care for over 150,000 patients and families across America daily and provide over 150 million dollars in charity care annually.
Tom Koutsoumpas has been a prominent figure in healthcare innovation throughout his career. His diverse experience includes roles at the U.S. Senate, advising on federal affairs at the Indiana Governor’s Office, and leading the development of a substantial federal and state presence for one of the nation’s largest healthcare companies.
In addition to his role at NPHI, Tom serves as President of Healthsperien LLC and co-chairs the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC). He is also Chairman of the Board for Capital Caring Health (CCH), one of the oldest and largest not-for-profit advanced illness, hospice, and palliative care providers in the nation.
Tom’s dedication to improving healthcare extends beyond advanced illness care. He is a co-founder of Act Now for Mental Health, a not-for-profit organization focused on expanding access to mental health services and fighting the stigma associated with mental health challenges for young adults.
Through his leadership and dedication, Tom Koutsoumpas has made significant contributions to healthcare innovation and the advancement of patient-centered care. His recognition as a Top Innovator by Modern Healthcare is well-deserved and highlights his commitment to revolutionizing healthcare. [source]
– NPHI: The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation is a membership organization comprising not-for-profit, community-integrated hospice, and palliative care providers.
– Top Innovator: An award presented by Modern Healthcare to individuals and organizations that are driving innovation and achieving measurable results in improving care and meeting clinical and financial goals.
– Palliative care: Specialized medical care that focuses on providing relief from symptoms and improving the quality of life for patients with serious illnesses.
– Not-for-profit: Organizations that operate for purposes other than making a profit and reinvest any earnings back into their mission.
– Modern Healthcare: www.modernhealthcare.com
– National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation: www.hospiceinnovations.org