In this podcast, Chris interviews Carole Fisher. Carole is the President of the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI). These are challenging times for community-owned, mission-driven nonprofit hospice and palliative care organizations, and there are more storm clouds gathering.
Carole shares from her unique perspective the elements of this perfect storm that we are already in and continues to head our way. This is a great listen for leaders and team members of the hospice and palliative care movement. This episode will inform and also challenge listeners with what we will need to be prepared to navigate today and tomorrow. Join us.
Ms. Fisher serves as President of the National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI). Utilizing her previous experiences and deep familiarity with not-for-profit community-based hospice and palliative healthcare, she is charged with leading a wide range of activities for the membership organization. With an emphasis on developing strategic partnerships, meaningful collaborations, and transformational innovations, Ms. Fisher provides support for NPHI members leading complex organizations.
As a seasoned C-suite leader, advisor, innovator, and public policy advocate, for the past 35 years, she has successfully led and transformed for-profit and mission-driven healthcare organizations. Ms. Fisher has significant experience in growing and transforming companies, developing people, and preparing organizations for navigating the unforeseen and unanticipated. She has significant experience in growing market share, contracting with payers, building specialty provider networks, developing and integrating cutting-edge technology, and facilitating M&A mid-size transactions, and is well respected for her ability to merge cultures and teams.
Ms. Fisher is the former President and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice. In a fiercely competitive market, she positioned the organization as a nationally known industry leader respected for its clinical advancements and innovations. Under her leadership, the company was recognized for eight years by Modern Healthcare Magazine as a 100 Best Places to Work in the country.
Prior to this she held senior roles advancing behavioral healthcare companies and oversaw a large multi-specialty provider group owned and operated by Sierra Health Services, later acquired by United Health Care.
Ms. Fisher has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and attained a Masters Certification in Organizational Leadership from the Thayer Institute in Asheville, North Carolina. She is currently a Guest Editor for the American Society on Aging’s Generations Journal. She serves as an adjunct faculty member for Teleios University and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Thayer Institute. Previously she served on the Board of Directors for MountainView Hospital – a subsidiary of HCA, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation, Health Insight, UNLV Health Law Program Advisory Board, and the Nevada Hospital Association.
Ms. Fisher spends her time working between her homes in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Covington, Louisiana.