VNA CEO Appointed Chair of Home Care Association of NJ

BASKING RIDGE, NJ (June 20, 2014) – Ann M. Painter, RN, MSN, of Toms River, NJ, has been elected Chair of the Home Care Association of NJ, an organization offering information, assistance and advocacy for home health care providers, patients and their families. She is currently President & CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills, headquartered in Basking Ridge, NJ.

Recently honored by the Executive Women of New Jersey at its Salute to Policy Makers 2014 Awards Dinner, Painter is committed to increasing awareness of the innovative care models, high quality outcomes and cost effectiveness of mission based non-profit healthcare. She has presented on strategic partnerships in home health care at the Visiting Nurse Association of America (VNAA) 2013 Annual Meeting, clinical best practices at the National Association of Home Care and Hospice Conference, the future of nursing at the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA), and as a panel expert on nursing opportunities at the 2012 New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) Annual Nursing Convention. In addition to participation on the VNAA Education Committee and Quality Task Force, Painter briefed Congressional staffers from New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts on the significant impact of CMS Face-to-Face requirements on home health organizations and beneficiaries during the 2012 VNAA Public Policy Leadership Conference.