TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., (March 23, 2017) – Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice recently announced Tammy Tarsa as the affiliated nonprofit hospice agency’s director of admissions. In this role, she will oversee Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice admissions activities with a specific focus on referrals. She will also be responsible for integrating sales and organizational strategic goals into the admissions department.
Tarsa will spend time between the hospice’s Southfield, Traverse City and Grand Rapids offices.
The majority of her career in healthcare has been as a nurse for more than 17 years, with the last decade working as a health care administrator for a home health care company.
Tarsa, a resident of Traverse City, received her Associate of Arts in nursing from Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, Bachelor of Science in nursing from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana and Master of Business Administration from Spring Arbor University in Spring Arbor, Michigan.
About Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice
A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Hospice of Michigan is the original – and largest – hospice in the state, with roots dating back to the 1970s. In January 2016, HOM joined forces with Arbor Hospice and Palliative Care, strengthening the mission of nonprofit hospice in Michigan to ensure patients and their caregivers receive the highest quality of care. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Arbor has been providing quality, compassionate care for those experiencing life-limiting illnesses throughout southeast Michigan since 1984. Combined, the affiliated organization cares for nearly 1,900 patients each day across the state.
Together, HOM and Arbor raise more than $6 million each year to cover the cost of care for uninsured and underinsured patients. Both nonprofit organizations provide a broad range of certified hospice and palliative care services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life, including community-based palliative care and pediatric care programs, grief support and counseling and caregiver education and support. Additionally, HOM offers education programs for physicians and health care professionals through its research, training and education arm, the Hospice of Michigan Institute. Arbor offers inpatient hospice care. For more information about HOM, call 888.247.5701 or visit www.hom.org. For more information about Arbor, call 888.992.2273 or visit www.arborhospice.org.