Palm Garden Home Health of Clearwater serving Pinellas and Pasco County announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2019 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 14 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies overall.
The ranking is developed by ABILITY® Network, a leading information technology company and is sponsored by DecisionHealth, part of the H3.Group.
“We’re pleased to recognize Palm Garden Home Health for exemplifying best practice in patient care,” said Christine Lang, senior director for ABILITY Network. “Palm Garden Home Health’s professionals have demonstrated exceptional commitment to care quality and the patient experience.”
“Congratulations to Palm Garden Home Health 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 healthcare 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.