[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] Dr. Sharma VNA Health GroupDr. Vikranta Sharma is VNA Health Group’s hospice and palliative care medical director. In her role, Dr. Sharma is responsible for a lot. She spearheads care planning, staff education, attending physician coordination, quality assurance and home health to hospice bridging. The last-mentioned aspect of her role, home health to hospice bridging, entails educating and increasing awareness about palliative and hospice care among physicians, nurses, patients and families. A passionate advocate of hospice care, Dr. Sharma says: [/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"]Predictive Modeling News Medalogix Chief Executive: Dan Hogan Dan Hogan founded Medalogix in 2009 to address the medication complications he saw occurring among geriatric patients at Doctor’s Associates Home Health, the Manchester, TN, home health agency he owned and operated from 2005 to 2010. Now part of SunCrest Healthcare Inc., Doctor’s Associates Home Health employs 108 full- and part-time staff to provide skilled nursing, physical therapy, speech therapy and medical social services to approximately 380 homebound geriatric patients in rural communities in the area east of Nashville. Hogan is also founder and chair of the HARP Project, a not-for-profit organi- zation that combats acute childhood malnutrition in several areas of the developing world. In early 2010, HARP partnered with the Vanderbilt Center for Latin American Studies and explored the deployment of a manufacturing facility to provide nutrient- infused baby food and adult nutrition bars to the patient community currently served by several rural pediatric clinics.[/col][/row]