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Press Releases

If you want to keep up-to-date on the latest news about Chapters Health System, Good Shepherd Hospice, HPH Hospice, LifePath Hospice, Chapters Health Palliative Care and HPH Home Health, you have come to the right place. Below you will find our current press releases as well as have the opportunity to read past press releases.

If you are a member of the media—traditional, online, blogger, and have an idea for a story that would feature any of the affiliates of Chapters Health, please contact Corporate Communications at 813.871.8111 or email the Department at media@chaptershealth.org.

Chapters Health System Expands Resources to Provide Home Care in Seven Counties

TAMPA, FL (January 8, 2019): Chapters Health System (Chapters Health) announced the signing of a finalized purchase agreement for Achieve Home Care, LLC (Achieve), which expands its resources to provide home care in seven counties. Chapters Health is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Temple Terrace, with current affiliates that include HPH Home Health in Pasco and Pinellas counties; Chapters Health Palliative Care in Hillsborough, Highlands and Polk counties; Good Shepherd Hospice in Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties; HPH Hospice in Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties and LifePath Hospice in Hillsborough County. Achieve currently serves patients in Hillsborough and Polk counties, but is also licensed to provide home care in Highlands, Hardee and Manatee counties.  The integration of Achieve staff and patients will occur over the next three months to ensure continuity of care.


Good Shepherd Hospice Hosts Lights of Remembrance Events

TAMPA, FL (November  13, 2018): On three separate dates, Good Shepherd Hospice will host “Lights of Remembrance,” which are annual commemorative ceremonies for families and community members to acknowledge and appreciate cherished loved ones. The holiday memorial ceremonies are scheduled for Tuesday, November 27; Tuesday, December 4 and Thursday, December 6. Starting at 6 p.m., each holiday memorial ceremony, which is free and open to the public, will take place at several locations throughout Polk and Highlands counties.


Chapters Health System Picks Dean H. Forman, MBA as Its New COO

TAMPA, FL (November 8, 2018): Chapters Health System and its affiliates (Good Shepherd Hospice, HPH Hospice and LifePath Hospice) announced today  Dean H. Forman, MBA, will start officially as the new Chief Operating Officer on Monday, December 3, 2018. Forman will report directly to President and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Molosky. In 2017, Chapters Health affiliates served almost 19,000 patients and families across eight counties—Citrus, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Highlands, Pasco, Pinellas and Polk.

HPH Hospice Celebrates 12 Years of Service in Citrus County

Lecanto, FL (August 14, 2018): In celebration of serving the residents of Citrus County for the past 12 years, HPH Hospice will hold a free community event on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The celebration will take place at the Citrus Resource Center located at 2939 W. Gulf to Lake Highway in Lecanto


Chapters Health System Recognized by the Great Place to Work® Institute

Tampa, FL (July 10, 2018): Chapters Health System was certified as a great workplace in the Aging Services category today by the independent analysts at the Great Place to Work® Institute. Chapters Health and its affiliates (Good Shepherd Hospice, HPH Hospice, LifePath Hospice, Chapters Health Palliative Care and HPH Home Health) earned this distinction based on extensive ratings provided by its team members in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can be found at: LINK to report


HPH Hospice Seeks Prospective Volunteers

Lecanto, FL (June 7, 2018): Do you have a big heart? Or are you looking for something rewarding to fill your free time? You might want to consider volunteering for HPH Hospice. On Thursday, June 28, 2018, and Friday, June 29, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., HPH Hospice will host a two-day orientation training for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer.


HPH Home Health Awarded Deemed Status Accreditation from The Joint Commission

New Port Richey, FL (April 30, 2018): HPH Home Health, an affiliate of Chapters Health System, announced today that it had earned The Joint Commission’s deemed status accreditation for home health services by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. Deemed status is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care.



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