Press Releases

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – October 2, 2019 – Nathan Adelson Hospice today announced Angela Collins, RN, has been named as its new Chief Nursing Officer. Reporting to the President and CEO, Ms. Collins will be responsible for leading and supervising all nursing operations of the nonprofit hospice, implementing the organization’s strategic plans and maintaining compliance with regulations of accrediting bodies.  

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – August 5, 2019 – Karen Rubel, President and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice, today announced Caleen Norrod Johnson, CFRE,  has been named as the new Executive Director of the Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation. In her new role, Ms. Johnson will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive fundraising strategy including fundraising events, marketing initiatives, planned giving, annual appeals, stewardship and donor engagement.  

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – June 26, 2019 – Nathan Adelson Hospice today announced that Karen Rubel has been named President and CEO effective July 1, 2019. Rubel will assume day-to-day leadership of the non-profit organization and will also join the Board of Trustees.

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.”

LAS VEGAS – May 09, 2019 – Nathan Adelson Hospice today announced its Osteopathic Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine Program has achieved initial accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).


Nevada’s Largest Non-Profit Hospice, Nathan Adelson Hospice,  

Selected for Modern Healthcare’s ‘Best Places to Work’ for 2019


LAS VEGAS – May 15, 2019 – Nathan Adelson Hospice, Southern Nevada’s largest, oldest and only non-profit hospice, has once again been recognized nationally as one of the “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2019. Chosen by Modern Healthcare, a top national healthcare business news publication, Nathan Adelson Hospice will be recognized at an awards gala September 26th in Dallas. This is the eighth time in the last decade the hospice has received this notable honor.

Nathan Adelson Hospice Announces Annual

Prestigious ‘Flair for Care’ Fashion Show Fundraiser

Highly anticipated event will feature collections from multiple international fashion designers

LAS VEGAS (April 2, 2018) – Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest, oldest and only non-profit hospice in Nevada, will hold its annual ‘Flair for Care’ Fashion Show on Thursday, April 25, in partnership with Wynn Las Vegas. This year’s show will feature 2019 runway and ready-to-wear looks from many of the world’s most illustrious designers, all hand-picked from the exclusive fashion and accessories offering at Wynn Collection. Rachel Smith, KVVU Fox 5 host of MORE and More Access, will be emceeing the event. The show begins promptly at 11 a.m. in the Le Réve Theater at Wynn Las Vegas.

Nathan Adelson Hospice Achieves Level Four Status in

‘We Honor Veterans’ Program

LAS VEGAS – April 10, 2019 – Carole Fisher, president and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice, announced that the hospice has achieved Level Four in the We Honor Veterans Program.

By achieving this level as a We Honor Veterans Partner, Nathan Adelson Hospice is recognized as an organization that actively works to increase access to hospice and palliative care for Veterans in our community. Nathan Adelson Hospice will continue to provide Veteran-centric education for staff and volunteers, identify patients with military experience, and build professional and organizational capacity to provide care for Veterans while developing and strengthening partnerships with the VA and other Veterans’ organizations.



Nathan Adelson Hospice Names Jafeh Akpe as Chief Compliance Officer

LAS VEGAS – March 29, 2019 – Carole Fisher, president and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice, today announced Jafeh Akpe has joined the nonprofit hospice as Chief Compliance Officer.

In his role, Akpe will be responsible for developing, overseeing and monitoring the Corporate Compliance Program of the organization in order to ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and health care program requirements. Akpe will also ensure organizational compliance regarding the privacy and security of patient information. He will direct and supervise the Quality Officer, collaborate across teams to develop initiatives and implement process improvements relating to Quality, Regulatory Compliance, Accreditation, Finance, Billing and Coding.

Chicago, IL – Nathan Adelson Hospice has been ranked as No. 45 among healthcare providers by Modern Healthcare’s 2018 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The complete list of this year’s winner rankings is available here. Modern Healthcare will publish a special supplement featuring ranked lists of all the winners along with the October 1 issue.

Carole Fisher, president and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice, today announced that Dr. Karleen Adams, D.O. has joined the nonprofit hospice as Medical Director.   In this role, she will work directly with patients and their families providing hospice and palliative care.

Carole Fisher, president and CEO of Nathan Adelson Hospice, today announced that Diane Fearon has joined the nonprofit hospice as Vice President for Philanthropy and Strategic Partnerships.