LEXINGTON, N.C. – (January 29, 2019) – Hospice of Davidson County, a recognized leader in the advancement of quality end-of-life care across the Piedmont Triad region, has welcomed Dr. Lana Riemann as its medical director.
As the medical director, Riemann is responsible for the overall medical component of the hospice patient care program working collaboratively with referring, primary, and consulting physicians to provide appropriate palliative and end-of-life care. In addition, she will serve as a consultant and advisor to the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer, offering expertise to assess and interpret the medical aspects of the hospice program.
“Hospice of Davidson County is excited to have Dr. Lana Riemann affiliated with our agency,” said Laura Owen, CEO for the agency. “She is highly regarded for her expertise in the hospice field and a tremendous advocate for quality end-of-life care.
“We are excited that Dr. Riemann has rejoined our agency after a three-year hiatus. She will be a tremendous addition to the senior leadership team and a strong contributor to our clinical education program,” added Owen.
Riemann graduated from Vassar College and the UNC School of Medicine. She initially trained and practiced as a family physician, but for the last 14 years has practiced hospice and palliative care in Lexington, Charlotte and Brevard.
Riemann is board certified in hospice and palliative medicine and family medicine. She previously worked at Hospice of Davidson County from December 2009 through March 2015. Most recently, she served as the hospice medical director for CarePartners Home Care and Hospice in Brevard.
“I’m very excited to return to Hospice of Davidson County,” said Riemann. “The agency has a long and respected history of providing excellent care to the community – it’s such a privilege to be a part of this amazing team!”
Hospice of Davidson County cares for more than 140 patients every day in a variety of locations including private homes, long-term care and skilled-nursing facilities and at the Hinkle Hospice House.
For more information on Hospice of Davidson County visit hospiceofdavidson.org or call (336) 475-5444.
About Hospice of Davidson County
For more than 30 years, Hospice of Davidson County has been a recognized leader in the advancement of quality end-of-life care across the Piedmont Triad region. Each day, the ACHC accredited agency provides comfort for more than 140 patients and their families, in a variety of locations, including private homes, in long-term care and skilled-nursing facilities and at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House, the onlyinpatient hospicefacility in Davidson County. Hospice of Davidson County is a Hospice Honors agency. For more information, please visit hospiceofdavidson.org or Facebook.