McLean Home Care & Hospice announced that it has been named to the Top 500 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 agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.
The ranking is developed by ABILITY® Network, a leading information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare; and sponsored by DecisionHealth, part of the H3.Group.
“We’re pleased to recognize McLean Home Care and Hospice for exemplifying best practice in patient care,” said Christine Lang, senior director for ABILITY Network. “McLean’s home health professionals have demonstrated exceptional commitment to care quality and the patient experience.”
Peggy Coburn, MPH, Administrator, McLean Home Care & Hospice, says, “This award represents the care and clinical expertise of an established and incredibly dedicated team. This longstanding group of professionals works diligently, to partner with the Farmington Valley community, and to bring the excellence of McLean services to each person in their home. I am so honored to work with such talented and committed health care professionals each day.”
“Congratulations to McLean Home Care & Hospice from all of the staff at DecisionHealth,” said Marci Geipe, product manager at DecisionHealth. “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. Out of 8,818 agencies considered, 2,207 are recognized on the 2019 HomeCare Elite winners list overall. The entire list of 2019 HomeCare Elite agencies can be downloaded by visiting the ABILITY Network website at abilitynetwork.com/homecare-elite