Hillcrest’s Director of Education Appointed AHCA Board Position

Bellevue, NE – Hillcrest Health Services’ Director of Quality and Education, Anna Anna Fisher, Hillcrest Health ServicesFisher, Ph.D., was recently appointed to serve on the American Health Care Association (AHCA) Clinical Practice Committee, where she will represent more than 11,000 long-term care providers in America in discussing and making decisions about industry-wide clinical issues.

“I’m honored to be selected to serve on this committee,” Dr. Fisher said. “I am passionate about advocating for quality health care and programs for aging adults and those needing long term care services. I look forward to making a contribution to the AHCA’s clinical practice goals.”

Dr. Fisher, a certified dementia practitioner, oversees implementation of educational and quality improvement programs for Hillcrest Health Services. She serves as president of the Consortium of Dementia Alternatives and is co-producer of the award-winning “Now What?” NET Television series, covering topics on eldercare and dementia.

The AHCA is a non-profit federation of affiliate state health organizations, together representing more than 11,000 non-profit and for-profit nursing facility, assisted living, developmentally-disabled, and subacute care providers that care for approximately one million elderly and disabled individuals each day.

Hillcrest Health Services offers the region’s largest continuum of health services for aging adults, including independent and assisted living, in-patient and outpatient rehabilitation, long-term care, memory support, adult day services, certified skilled home health and private duty home care, palliative care, telehealth services, and hospice care. Hillcrest currently serves nearly 1,000 aging adults daily across eight counties in Nebraska and Iowa. For more information, visit www.hillcresthealth.com.