Published August 22, 2013
Andrea LeBlanc, RN, BSN, of Gorham, Maine has been named Vice President of Merrimack Valley Hospice, the leader in hospice care in the Merrimack Valley, Northeastern Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire and Southern Maine. LeBlanc brings a wealth of progressive leadership experience including clinical and administrative roles in home health and hospice, and at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Portland Maine. Most recently she worked as Chief Operating Officer of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice in Lewiston, Maine, where she was responsible for operations, quality improvement, financial performance and other program and technology initiatives.
“Andrea is a true leader and role model who brings exceptional expertise to Merrimack Valley Hospice” said John G. Albert, MBA, FACHE, President and CEO of Home Health Foundation which includes Home Health VNA, Merrimack Valley Hospice and HomeCare, Inc. “She has developed and implemented innovative programs to improve clinical quality that exceeded national benchmarks, developed and implemented a palliative care program, and restructured operations to improve collaboration and financial performance. More importantly, she has a firm grasp of critical industry issues and initiatives.”
“I am passionate about hospice care and proud to be a part of such a well respected and clinically advanced organization” said LeBlanc. “I look forward to working with other members of the leadership team to further the mission of the organization.”
LeBlanc received her Bachelor of Science in nursing degree from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She is currently a MBA candidate in Health Care from New England College.