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.
“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.