Mesa, Arizona — Pacific Coast Hospice has joined the Arizona Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (AHPCO). Pacific Coast joins hospice and palliative care providers and healthcare organizations throughout the state.

“We are honored to serve alongside AHPCO,” said Lisa Hunt, Executive Director. “We are committed to ensuring that all hospice providers, for-profit and nonprofit alike, have the necessary resources to increase quality and improve patient and family experience. Hospice is about bringing healthcare to wherever the patient calls home; which hospice has been doing for over forty years.”

Kate Gagne, Representative from APHCO, welcomed Pacific Coast Hospice, “…we would like to once again express my appreciation for your membership in AHPCO. It is through the support of our members that we are able to continue to provide public education on hospice and palliative medicine, monitor legislative and regulatory actions affecting end-of-life care in Arizona and provide quality educational opportunities for our members and caregivers.  Together we are  developing effective strategies for advancing quality end-of-life care in Arizona.”

Lisa Hunt joined Pacific Coast Hospice in 2019 to lead the company’s startup. She previously was the Chief Compliance Officer for a Regional Hospice Company. Prior to that, she served in Management roles with VistaCare and Hospice of the Valley.