LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – June 14, 2019 – Nathan Adelson Hospice today announced that Karla Perez has joined the Board of Trustees of Nathan Adelson Hospice.
“Karla Perez has distinguished herself through her accomplishments, compassion, and service to our community,” said Carole Fisher, President and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice. “Her deep experience in the complexities of delivering superior healthcare will be especially valuable as we grow and prosper in the years ahead.”
For over 35 years, Perez has worked in the Las Vegas community, responsible for a variety of roles ranging from business development to overall hospital operations. In her current position as Regional Vice President of Universal Health Services, she oversees the operations of Spring Valley, Summerlin, Desert Springs, Valley, Centennial Hills and Henderson Hospital Medical Centers in Las Vegas, Desert View Hospital in Pahrump, and Northern Nevada Medical Center in Sparks, Nevada.
Perez is a respected leader and board member of numerous community organizations and a recipient of many prestigious awards. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and received her Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of St. Francis.
About Nathan Adelson Hospice
Nathan Adelson Hospice, the trusted partner in hospice care and palliative medicine for over 40 years, is the oldest, largest and only non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada, caring for an average of 400 hospice and palliative care patients daily. In 1978, Nathan Adelson Hospice began providing home care hospice service in Southern Nevada with the mission to offer patients and their loved ones comprehensive end-of-life care and influence better care for all in the community. In 1983, Nathan Adelson Hospice opened an inpatient hospice in Las Vegas, and today the hospice is recognized as a national model for superior hospice care. Its vision is simple: no one should end the journey of life alone, afraid or in pain.
The hospice also is home to The Center for Compassionate Care, a non-profit counseling agency providing individual, group, and family counseling services to address grief, loss, and issues related to surviving life-threatening illnesses. For more information, visit www.nah.org