Union Hospital Health Health Care in Dover has been named to the Top 500 of the 2012 HomeCare Elite?, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its seventh year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of agencies and further highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of publicly available performance measures in quality outcomes, process measure implementation, patient experience (Home Health CAHPS), quality improvement, and financial performance.
?The 2012 HomeCare Elite winners demonstrate a commitment to providing patient-centered care and serving as leaders in the home health community. Their success offers data-driven proof of being well-managed and high quality care providers to hospitals, managed care organizations, ACOs, and other potential referral partners across the healthcare continuum,? said Susan L. Henricks, President and COO of National Research Corporation, the parent company of OCS HomeCare. ?Again, this year, we updated our methodology to reflect the rapidly evolving quality-focused healthcare landscape and national value-based purchasing trends. We congratulate Union Hospital Home Health Care on being one of the top 500 home care agencies in the country.?
Deborah Albaugh, RN, Director of Union Hospital Home Health Care, credits her staff for the agency?s outstanding performance.
?The nurses and therapists of Union Hospital Home Health Care offer our patients a great combination of skill and compassion,? Albaugh said. ?For 25 years they?ve brought the quality care of Union Hospital into the homes of patients in the wide area we serve.?
Albaugh says Union Hospital Home Health Care serves patients in Tuscarawas County and surrounding counties with skilled nursing services, physical therapy, home health aides, medical telemonitoring and HelpLine emergency response system.
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