November 3

Graceworks at Home Named A Top Agency

 

Graceworks at Home Named as a Top Agency of the 2016 HomeCare Elite

CENTERVILLE, Ohio – (November 3, 2016) – Graceworks at Home – Health at Home today announced that it has been named to the Top 100 of the 2016 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For more than ten years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of agencies and highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Graceworks at Home – Health at Home also earned this distinction in 2015.

Graceworks at Home – Health at Home is sponsored by Graceworks Lutheran Services. The agency provides skilled homecare services to older adults in the Dayton region and surrounding counties.

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.

“I am so proud of the entire Graceworks at Home team!” exclaims Administrator Bonnie Smith. “Everyone works very hard to provide top-notch care for each of our clients. We are so proud to be a Top Agency for 2016.”

“We are proud to recognize the top 100 HomeCare Elite agencies for demonstrating a commitment to improving quality patient care at low costs. The clinical best practices and data tracking skills these agencies have implemented can position them for future success in government programs such as value-based purchasing and star ratings,” said Marci Heydt, Senior Content Manager, DecisionHealth.

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 9,406 agencies considered, 2,353 are recognized on the 2016 HomeCare Elite winners list overall.

The entire list of 2016 HomeCare Elite agencies can be downloaded by visiting the ABILITY Network website at abilitynetwork.com/homecare-elite.

Graceworks at Home was formed in 2010.