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Hospice of the Valley Names Senior Director of Business Development

Kieran Shah, Hospice of the Valley, Sr. Director of Business Development
Kieran Shah, Hospice of the Valley, Sr. Director of Business Development

Kieran Shah joins nonprofit to expand healthcare relationships

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 –Hospice of the Valley has named Kieran Shah senior director of business development. Shah is tasked with expanding relationships for Hospice of the Valley and the new Palliative Care Center Silicon Valley with Santa Clara County healthcare providers and community partners.

He previously was the CEO/president of Shah Consulting, a healthcare consulting firm specializing in business development, referral generation, organizational growth, vertical integration and network partnership.

Most recently, Shah was senior director of business development for Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest nonprofit hospice in Southern Nevada. Shah was actively involved in the creation, development and implementation of the iRefer DR application for hospices nationally, helping advance hospice’s marketability and technology-forward approach through iRefer DR.

Prior to that, Shah served as a recruiter for the Nevada Cancer Institute. He also was a former senior staffing consultant and division director at Robert Half International.

“Through his proven ability to establish and sustain strong client relationships as well as mentor and lead successful business development teams, Kieran is a recognized leader in both the U.S. and UK markets,” said Sally Adelus, president and CEO of Hospice of the Valley. “We are delighted to have him on board.”

“I knew the excellent reputation of Hospice of the Valley as an innovative industry leader and the amazing impact the organization was making on palliative and end-of-life care,” Shah said. “I wanted to be a part of the team, to learn from the best, and to provide the best care.”

Shah is a faculty consultant for Hospice University, a national training university focused in hospice and healthcare marketing. He holds a B.A. in business management from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA.

About Hospice of the Valley

Hospice of the Valley is a nonprofit organization in Silicon Valley that provides serious illness and end-of-life care programs and services, including palliative and hospice care, grief counseling for adults, children and families, and emotional support, education and practical assistance. The organization also provides individual counseling and loss-specific support groups to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. Established in July 2013, the Palliative Care Center Silicon Valley, the first independent, community-based, licensed outpatient center of its kind in California for seriously ill patients and their families, is a division of Hospice of the Valley. Hospice of the Valley also provides a community resource website for caregivers and families at seriousillness.org/santaclaracounty. Serving Santa Clara County since 1979, Hospice of the Valley honors all cultures, beliefs, values and traditions and is committed to serving its diverse community and providing equitable access to care for all regardless of financial ability. For more information, call 408.559.5600 or visit hospicevalley.org.

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Media Contact:

Hospice of the Valley

Jeanne Wun

Community Relations

jwun@hospicevalley.org

408.489.6787

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