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CornerStone Vol. 22, No. 3 Winter 2012
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Beating the Odds: Two Women Fight Heart Disease
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano Recognizes NYU Winthrop for its Dedication
Patients Get Their Lives Back via NYU Winthrop’s Movement Disorders Program
The Gift of Sight Restored
NYU Winthrop’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program: A Breath of Fresh Air for Pulmonary Patients
NYU Winthrop Named to List of Nation’s “100 Hospitals with Great Women’s Health Programs”
NYU Winthrop’s Home Health Agency Named to the Top 500 of the 2012 HomeCare Elite™
Caring for Mind, Body & Spirit
Bereavement Support for Those Who are Grieving and Healing
NYU Winthrop Supports National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Integrating Technology into Diabetes Education
Clinical Trials at NYU Winthrop
The Big Easy Exceeds $1,000,000 Milestone for NYU Winthrop
Local Artists Bring Splashes of Hope to NYU Winthrop
Yuletide Ball Raises Over $200,000 for NYU Winthrop’s Child Life Program
Evening of Tasting and Giving Raises Funds for Pediatric Patients
Cancer Center for Kids Benefits from Generous Hess Corporate Grant
Gregg’s Wings Golf Outing Scores Hole-in-One for NYU Winthrop’s Cancer Center for Kids
10th Annual Celebration of Life
Hurricane Sandy Volunteer Receives Treatment at NYU Winthrop
Helping Those in Need
Quilters Bring a “Touch of Comfort” to Patients
Support for Hurricane Sandy Victims
Senator Fuschillo “Extends the Holidays”
McCann Endoscopy Center at NYU Winthrop Receives Generous Donation
Kiwanis Club Supports Child Life Program
NYU Winthrop Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Research Institute
 

NYU Winthrop’s Home Health Agency Named to the Top 500 of the 2012 HomeCare Elite™

NYU Winthrop Hospital ’s Home Health Agency 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.

top 500 of the 2012 homecare elite

“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 NYU Winthrop on having one of the top 500 home care agencies in the country.”

“It is through our staff ’s clinical expertise and team approach to patient care that NYU Winthrop’s Home Health Agency consistently provides this recognized level of excellence. This award is a testament to our outstanding staff and the patient-centered care for which NYU Winthrop home care is known,” said Anne Calvo, RN, BSN, MPS, Assistant Vice President – Home Health Agency at NYU Winthrop.

NYU Winthrop’s Home Health Agency offers a seamless continuum of posthospital care, aimed at allowing patients to maintain independence and quality of life at home while recuperating or managing an illness. For more information, visit www.winthrop.org or call 1-866-WINTHROP.