CHI Health at Home Locations Named 2017 HomeCare Elite

Milford, OH – CHI Health at Home announced 16 locations have been named 2017 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its 12th year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of publicly available performance measures in quality outcomes, best practice (process measure) implementation, patient experience (Home Health CAHPS®), quality improvement and consistency, and financial performance. In order to be considered, an agency must be Medicare-certified and have data for at least one outcome in Home Health Compare. Out of 9,064 agencies considered, 2,268 are elite.

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, publisher of: Home Health Line, The Complete Home Health ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Manual and The Home Health Coding Center.

CHI Health at Home is pleased to recognize the following locations for achieving HomeCare Elite status for 2017:

Top 500:

American Nursing Care in Zanesville, OH

KentuckyOne Health VNA Health at Home in Clarksville, IN

Good Samaritan Home Care Services in Vincennes, IN

HomeCare Elite:

American-Mercy Home Care in Cincinnati, OH

American Nursing Care in Marion, OH

American Nursing Care in Lima, OH

American Nursing Care in Evansville, IN

American Nursing Care in Columbus, IN

CHI St. Vincent Health at Home in Morrilton, AR

CHI St. Vincent Health at Home in Hot Springs, AR

Community Mercy Home Care in Springfield, OH

KentuckyOne Health VNA Health at Home in London, KY

Southeastern Home Care in Barnesville, OH

CHI Health at Home in Lincoln, NE

CHI Health at Home in Omaha, NE

Reid-ANC Home Care in Richmond, IN

“The team at CHI Health at Home has demonstrated an impressive ability to deliver great patient care,” said Christine Lang, senior director for ABILITY Network. “This is due to the skill and dedication of their clinical professionals, as well as the proficiency and efforts of their quality team tracking, measuring and interpreting the data that supports the delivery of care. Together, they have earned this recognition as one of the top home care agencies in the country.”

“It is my honor and privilege to congratulate our team of caregivers for achieving HomeCare Elite status for 2017! They are a shining example of the excellence we strive for each and every day through our service and compassionate care,” said Trisha Crissman, COO and Vice President of Home Care and Hospice for CHI Health at Home. “As we work to provide innovative programs and solutions to positively impact our industry, helping our patients get better in their own home environment, I am confident our legacy of care will remain strong and continue to expand as a result of the quality, compassionate care provided to each patient in our communities.”

The entire list of 2017 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 to the communities we serve nationwide. By offering five unique services; home care and supplemental staffing, hospice, home medical equipment, home infusion therapy, and non-emergency medical transportation, each service line works together to form one continuous approach to health and wellness. With over 50 locations throughout nine states, we are committed to providing comprehensive, affordable care for every patient we serve.

CHI Health at Home serves as the national home health provider for Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI). One of the nation’s largest health systems, CHI operates in 18 states and comprises 93 hospitals, including four academic medical centers and teaching hospitals; 24 critical-access facilities; community health services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; and other facilities that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care.

ABILITY® Network is a leading healthcare information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare through innovative applications and data analytics. ABILITY is headquartered in Minneapolis with principal offices in Boston and Tampa. 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.