Harper University Hospital Appoints Robert Cahill to Board of Directors

Detroit, February 16, 2015 – Robert Cahill, president and CEO of Hospice of Michigan, has been appointed to the Harper University Hospital Board of Directors.

Cahill is among the health care and business professionals who serve on the board of Harper, one of eight hospitals and institutes that compose the Detroit Medical Center. Harper offers services in a broad range of clinical areas, including cardiology, neurology, neurosurgery, organ transplant, plastic surgery, general surgery, bariatric endocrinology and sleep disorders.

Cahill, who joined HOM more than 16 years ago, was named president and CEO in 2013. He brings a well-rounded background of hands-on experience in finance, operations, sales and marketing in a variety of industries, including health care, managed care, insurance and banking/finance.

Cahill also serves on the National Hospice Work Board and Hospice of Michigan Foundation Board. He has also served on the boards of other community and professional organizations, including American Society of Employers, Detroit Economic Club, Michigan Hospice and Palliative Care Association Board, among others.

Before joining HOM, Cahill served as vice president of operations for Value Health’s Great Lakes region, the largest division of the managed-care organization responsible for the care of 3.5 million people.

Prior to Value Health, Cahill was vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer at Insight Recovery Centers. He helped this multisite nonprofit grow and diversify itself for 13 years.

Cahill resides in Northville with his wife, Nancy.

About Hospice of Michigan
A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Hospice of Michigan is the original – and largest – hospice in the state. The nonprofit cares for more than 1,700 patients each day, raising more than $4 million each year to cover the cost of care for the uninsured and underinsured. HOM offers a broad range of services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life, including At Home Support™, our advanced illness management program, community-based palliative care and pediatric care programs. HOM provides grief support and counseling, caregiver education and support, and education programs for physicians and health care professionals through its research, training and education arm, the Hospice of Michigan Institute. For more information, call 888.247.5701 or visit www.hom.org.