CSCH named a top home health agency
Published 2:58 pm Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Centra Southside Community Hospital Home Care Services announced recently that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2018 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States.
The ranking is developed by ABILITY® Network, a leading information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of health care. It is sponsored by DecisionHealth, publisher of Home Health Line and the Complete Home Health ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Manual.
“I would like to congratulate the team at Centra Southside Home Care Services and thank them for their commitment to providing consistently high-quality care,” said Christine Lang, senior director for ABILITY Network. “During a time of increasing demands on home health professionals’ time and attention, these caregivers and leaders have demonstrated that they have prioritized their patients and created a solid foundation for serving their communities and partnering with other health care providers.”
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“While we are proud to receive this award for excellence in quality care, our dedicated, compassionate team of professionals is most proud of their work in providing patients the treatment and tools they need to be able to stay at home while recovering from an illness or injury,” said Ted Stryker, President, Centra Rehab and Senior Care Services.
“Congratulations to Centra Southside Home Care Services from all of the staff at DecisionHealth,” said Marci Geipe, product manager for Decision Health. “Your leadership and staff have placed a premium on the patient care your agency provides as showcased by your quality outcome scores. The entire community benefits from the compassion that your staff shows toward your patients, leading to cost savings for the entire health care system.”
HomeCare Elite agencies are determined by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, best practices implementation, patient experience (HHCAHPS), quality improvement and consistency, and financial health. In order to be considered, an agency must be Medicare-certified and have data for at least three outcomes in Home Health Compare. Out of 9,064 agencies considered, 2,223 are recognized on the 2018 HomeCare Elite winners list overall.