Hospice announces new chief executive officer


NEW HARTFORD — Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. has appointed Mary Bogdan as its new Chief Executive Officer.

She was most recently the Director of Clinical Services at Hospice of South Texas, Victoria, Texas. Prior to that, Bogdan was the Chief Clinical Officer at Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. where she had been employed for six years. She replaces Shannon Cayea as the Chief Executive Officer.

“Mary is an experienced leader and clinician with a breadth of health care experience. Her years of experience with our organization and her ability to bring our organization to a new level will enhance Hospice’s position within our health care community and at the state level,” said William Miller, HPCI’s Board President.

Bogdan is enrolled in the Master of Healthcare Administration Program through Grantham University, Lenexa, Kan. She holds a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing from Chamberlain College, Downers Grove, Ill. She holds an associate’s degree in applied science of nursing from St. Elizabeth College of Nursing, Utica, and a bachelor’s of science degree in psychology from Utica College.

HPCI has been providing care to residents of Oneida, Herkimer, and Eastern Madison counties since 1977. For 44 years Hospice & Palliative Care has supported those in the community with chronic and life-limiting illnesses and their families with quality, compassionate care.

In 2020 Hospice & Palliative Care served more than 1,000 palliative and hospice patients and their families in their own homes, the Hospice Siegenthaler Center, hospitals, nursing homes and other home-like residences.

For more information about hospice, call 315-735-6484 or view its website at www.hospicecareinc.org.


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