CHI Health at Home Locations Named 2019 ABILITY HomeCare Elite

Milford, OH –CHI Health at Home is proud to announce 15 of our home care agencies have been named as HomeCare Elite Top 500 or Top Agency, 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 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. It is sponsored by DecisionHealth, part of the H3.Group.

CHI Health at Home is honored to recognize our following locations for achieving this prestigious and elite designation:

Top 500:

American Nursing Care in Columbus, IN

Southeastern Home Care in Barnesville, OH

VNA Health at Home in Clarksville, IN

 

Top Agency:

American-Mercy Home Care in Cincinnati, OH

American Nursing Care in Marion, OH

American Nursing Care in Evansville, IN

American Nursing Care in Zanesville, OH

CHI Health at Home in Grand Island, NE

CHI Health at Home in Lincoln, NE

CHI St. Vincent Health at Home in Morrilton, AR

Community Mercy Home Care in Springfield, OH

Good Samaritan Home Care Services in Vincennes, IN

Mercy Home Care in Des Moines, IA

Reid-ANC Home Care in Richmond, IN

VNA Health at Home in London, KY

 

“We’re pleased to recognize CHI Health at Home for exemplifying best practice in patient care,” said Christine Lang, senior director for ABILITY Network. “CHI Health at Home’s home health professionals have demonstrated exceptional commitment to care quality and the patient experience.”

“It is an honor and a privilege to continue to be recognized through HomeCare Elite for our outstanding performance and dedication to excellence year after year.  I am so very proud of the work our teams do every day, and their dedication to our mission and the legacy of our founding sisters drives our success and our ability to care for those who are most vulnerable in our communities and in need of our service,” said Trisha Crissman, COO and Vice President of Home Health and Hospice for CHI Health at Home.  “I am in awe of our talented teams and their compassionate response to a calling to make a powerful difference in transforming our world, one person at a time.”

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.

CHI Health at Home, based out of Milford, OH, provides the best quality and comprehensive home-based services communities, nationwide. By offering five unique services; home care and supplemental staffing, hospice, home respiratory care, home infusion therapy, and medical transportation, each service line works together to form one continuous approach to health and wellness. CHI Health at Home is the national home health service provider for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) which is one of the nation’s largest health systems comprised of 101 hospitals, 29 critical-access facilities, community health services organizations, home-health agencies, and other facilities that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care. For more information, please visit www.chihealthathome.com.

 

 

ABILITY Network, an Inovalon Company (NASDAQ:INOV), is a leading cloud-based, SaaS information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare through innovative applications and data analytics. The combination of myABILITY and the Inovalon ONE™ Platform creates a vertically integrated cloud-based platform empowering the achievement of real-time value-based care from payers, manufacturers and diagnostics, all the way to the patient’s point of care. For more information, visit www.abilitynetwork.com or write to resources@abilitynetwork.com. For more information about HomeCare Elite, call 888.572.4009, write to homecareelite@abilitynetwork.com or visit www.abilitynetwork.com/hce.

 

For over 30 years, DecisionHealth, an H3.Group brand, has served as the industry’s leading source for news, analysis and instructional guidance with brand names such as Home Health Line and Part B News. Our unique blend of award-winning on-staff journalists and unmatched access to health care executives, providers and their administrative staffs results in business management advice and operationally focused editorial that has captured the attention of nearly 100,000 home health care professionals and specialty physician practices. 

 

In March 2017, Simplify Compliance LLC announced the merger of DecisionHealth, LLC with existing brands HCPro and HealthLeaders Media, to form the H3.Group! H3.Group, with its three pillars of thought leadership, expertise, and application, provides critical insight, analysis, tools and training to healthcare organizations nationwide empowering today’s healthcare professionals with solution-focused information and intelligence to guide their organizations’ efforts in achieving compliance, financial performance, leadership, and organizational excellence. The creation of the H3.Group comes as healthcare faces an unprecedented period of transition that brings uncertainty and opportunity. As policies and regulations are revisited and payment models changed, the need for clarity, actionable guidance and expert training for all provider settings and functional areas will increase dramatically.