EAST GREENBUSGH - Travis S. Wattie, public relations professional and advocate for home and community-based care, has been awarded the Excellence in Public Relations Award by the New York State Association of Health Care Providers Inc.
Wattie, a Plattsburgh native and Peru High School graduate, is currently the assistant director for Public Policy and Communications at HCP, a statewide trade association representing providers of home and community-based care. Wattie leads the association's media efforts, working with reporters and editors in key markets across the state to highlight the value of home and community-based care and garner recognition for the compassionate, dedicated caregivers who deliver these services.
"It is a great honor to be recognized by HCP's Board of Directors," said Wattie. "Raising awareness about home and community-based care is so important to meeting our broader policy goals."