CDH Employee Represents Patient Advocacy on National Level
WINFIELD, Ill., January 17, 2011 – Kate Clarke-Pascente, LCPC, of Wheaton, Ill. was recently named president-elect of the Society for Healthcare Consumer Advocacy (SHCA) a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association. Currently, Clarke-Pascente is the manager of Patient Relations/Interpreter Services at Central DuPage Hospital (CDH).
The mission of the Society of Healthcare Consumer Advocacy is to lead the advancement of healthcare consumer advocacy by supporting the role of professionals who represent and advocate for consumers across the healthcare continuum.
Clarke-Pascente holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Creighton University and a master’s in counseling/psychology from National Louis University.
She and her husband, Michael, and two children reside in Wheaton.
About Central DuPage Health
Central DuPage Health is the parent company of Central DuPage Hospital (CDH). CDH is a nationally recognized 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for medical technology, one of the busiest surgical hospitals in Illinois and has achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services.
For the last four consecutive years, Thomson Reuters has listed CDH as a 100 Top Hospital in the U.S. CDH is affiliated with other healthcare leaders, including regionally known Children’s Memorial Hospital for pediatric care and, most recently, nationally known Cleveland Clinic for cardiac surgery.
Central DuPage Health is an interdependent network of healthcare organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the medical staff of CDH, visit www.cdh.org or call 630-933-4234/ TTY 630-933-4833 for the hearing impaired.