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We are proud to be affiliated with the following organizations.

Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC)

Current Accreditation Valid 2022-2025

A nationally recognized accreditation leader, Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) embodies excellence, integrity, and unparalleled service. Since 1986, our goal has been simple: to help you demonstrate the highest standards of performance and patient care through our educational, collaborative approach to accreditation.

CEO Act!on for Diversity & Inclusion

AuthoraCare Collective President & CEO Kristen Yntema | Signatory Since 2020

CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to drive measurable action and meaningful change in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.

Through the coalition, signatories receive access to a variety of tools, resources, events and thought-leadership opportunities to support action and drive progress to advance diversity & inclusion in the workplace. Learn more at

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

Member, Quality Partner

NHPCO provides its members with the essential tools they need to stay current with leading practices, understand policy changes, and improve their quality of care. With resources that address the challenges providers navigate on a daily basis, NHPCO offers a wealth of expert knowledge and step-by-step solutions to fill the gaps. Learn more at

AuthoraCare Collective has achieved recognition by earning four rings in the 2022 Quality Connections program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). Quality Connections is the only national program designed to support hospice and palliative care provider delivery of high-quality, person-centered care.

Quality Connections is structured around four fundamental pillars which are represented by four rings: Education, Application, Measurement, and Innovation. Quality Connections participants are required to achieve milestones within defined timeframes by participating in activities such as quarterly data reporting and benchmarking, educational courses, case studies, and engagement on emerging issues; all of which serve to promote high-quality care delivery and service excellence. Achievement in the program is measured by completing activities within each of the four foundational areas, culminating in the closure of up to four rings.

By participating in Quality Connections program year 2022, AuthoraCare Collective has earned the highest achievement possible by closing four rings and has enhanced its quality improvement program plus, is up to date on the newest and best practices in serious illness and end-of-life care.

National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI)

Member Since 2021

The National Partnership for Healthcare and Hospice Innovation (NPHI) is a collaborative of 75+ not-for-profit, community-integrated hospice and palliative care providers dedicated to ensuring patients and their families have access to care that reflects their individual goals, values, and preferences. Representing providers from 31 states and the District of Columbia, NPHI and its members help design more innovative and effective models of care, advocate for comprehensive and community-integrated care customized to meet each person’s unique needs, and build collaboration between national thought leaders, decision-makers, and other healthcare stakeholders to improve hospice care. Learn more about NPHI at To access the full network of NPHI providers, contact the “find a member” hotline at 844-GET-NPHI or 844-438-6744.

We Honor Veterans

Greensboro Campus: Level 5 Status as of 2021

Burlington Campus: Level 5 Status as of 2023

Veterans often carry experiences from their military service that present unique health care challenges. AuthoraCare Collective is committed to providing specialized comfort and support to Veterans and their family members. That’s why we are a proud partner in the We Honor Veterans program, a national initiative started by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and the Veterans Administration. Learn more at or