Benefits

Why NICHE?
NICHE membership indicates your organization’s dedication to improving the quality of care older adult receive. Upon gaining membership, your hospital or long-term care facility will receive access to resources and tools to implement the NICHE program and achieve – and sustain – better care and outcomes for older adult patients.

NICHE membership is only available to facilities that provide care.

Is your organization ready for NICHE?
If you check at least four of the boxes on our readiness checklist, then NICHE could be for you!

Membership includes:

  • Online NICHE Knowledge Center access
  • Member-only webinars, continuing education courses, etc.
  • Live and recorded NICHE Online Connect Webinars featuring the latest research, best practices, and innovations for improving clinical outcomes (CE credits available)
  • Ability to collaborate and learn from peers in NICHE hospitals and other healthcare organizations around the world
  • Discounted rates to the annual NICHE Conference (CE credits included).
  • Coordinator Corner, a platform that solicits feedback about the resources and tools you need in your role as a NICHE site coordinator.

Annual Fees:
effective Sept. 1, 2017

Long-term care facilities: $2,500
Leadership Training Program – included in membership fee. Existing NICHE sites can train additional staff members at a price of $500 for up to (2) participants.

Home care services: $1,750
Leadership Training Program – included in membership fee. Existing NICHE sites can train additional staff members at a price of $350 for up to (2) participants.

Acute care hospitals:

  • 0-25 beds: $1,500
  • 26-80 beds: $3,000
  • 81+ beds: First hospital within the system- $5,500 / subsequent hospitals – $3,500
  • More than 500 beds: First hospital within the system- $7,000 / subsequent hospitals – $5,000

Leadership Training Program (one time charge):

  • >81 beds: $4,950 (up to 3 participants)
  • <80 beds: $1,650 (up to 3 participants)
    Additional participants are $350 per participant. Existing NICHE sites can train additional staff members at a price of $1,650 per participant.

Cost adjustments are available for critical access hospitals.