For immediate release
January 10, 2017
Contact: Karen Miller
(Baton Rouge, LA) The Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) recently announced that Wes Hataway will serve in the newly created position of Legal and Policy Director.
“We are pleased to have someone with Wes’ legal and public policy expertise and experience in this key role,” said Mark Berger, executive director of LNHA. “Wes will be a tremendous asset to our team as we support our members in their delivery of professional, compassionate care to thousands of Louisiana’s frail and elderly.”
Before joining LNHA, Wes served as the Vice President of Legal Affairs for the Louisiana State Medical Society where his primary responsibilities were the legal, legislative and regulatory affairs of the organization. Wes is also the former director of the Office of Workers’ Compensation Administration for Louisiana. He is a graduate of Louisiana College and the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center.
The Louisiana Nursing Home Association was established in 1957 as a statewide network of professionals dedicated to providing excellence and quality care for Louisiana’s elderly in need. LNHA has since become a strong voice for long term care. LNHA represents nearly 250 member nursing facilities that care for thousands of elderly and disabled individuals each day. On behalf of its members, LNHA advocates for providing quality care and nurturing environments to Louisiana’s frail and elderly. For more information on LNHA, visit our website at www.lnha.org.
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