VNA of Western New York Partners with McKean County VNA & Hospice

Released: 3/4/2014

The Visiting Nursing Association of Western New York (VNA of WNY) has partnered with Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC) to form the new organization VNA of Northwest PA.

McKean County Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice offers home health care to patients throughout the Northwest Pennsylvania region. They currently provide approximately 14,000 visits annually, and the VNA of WNY provides more than 400,000 annual home healthcare visits.

As a result of this agreement, the McKean County VNA & Hospice will transfer its operating license and certificate as well as their employees to this new joint venture. This new organization is currently securing the necessary regulatory approval and expects to begin operations in April 2014.

The VNA of WNY is looking forward to partnering with BRMC to continue to provide the residents of Northwest PA high quality home care services for years to come.

About the Visiting Nursing Association of Western New York, Inc.
The Visiting Nursing Association of Western New York, Inc. was the very first VNA in the United States and has a 130 year history of care and service. It was recognized as a 2013 HomeCare Elite organization, ranking in the top five percent of home health agencies in the United States.

About McKean County Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice
For 102 years, McKean County Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice, a department of Bradford Regional Medical Center since 1988, has served Northwest Pennsylvania offering home healthcare to patients throughout the region. The agency has excelled in delivering high quality care and last year was recognized as a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite™. This recognition places the VNA among the top 25 percent nationally of nearly 10,000 Medicare-certified home healthcare agencies in the nation based on a variety of quality and financial performance measures.