Conemaugh Home Health has been named one of the top 500 home health agencies in the country according to HomeCare Elite. The 2010 HomeCare Elite ranking identifies the top home health agencies in the nation by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement and financial performance. Out of more than 9,000 home health agencies, Conemaugh Home Health’s designation puts it in the top 5% in the nation.
“This is an exciting recognition for our staff,” says Dennis Munko, Executive Director of Conemaugh Home Health. “Being named among the Top 5% in the nation is a reflection of their commitment to excellent patient care. We are extremely proud of their efforts and we know our patients are thankful for the outstanding care they receive.”
The 2010 HomeCare Elite is the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health industry. Homecare Elite is brought to the industry by OCS HomeCare, the nation’s leading provider of homecare information.
“The 2010 HomeCare Elite winners continue to demonstrate a commitment to providing their patients with the best possible care while performing at the highest level,” said Amanda Twiss, CEO of OCS HomeCare. “We congratulate Conemaugh Home Health on being one of the top home care agencies in the country.”
For more than 20-years Conemaugh Home Health has been providing skilled nursing care, physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as nurse aide and medical social worker services to patients in a 10-county area in West Central Pennsylvania. In fiscal year 2010, CHH staff members from the agency’s seven offices, made approximately 111,500 visits to patient homes.
For more about Conemaugh Home Health, visit www.conemaugh.org or call 1-800-860-6036.
About the Conemaugh Health System
Serving over a half-million patients each year through the Conemaugh Physician Group and Medical Staff, a network of hospitals, specialty clinics and patient focused programs; Conemaugh Health System (CHS) is the largest healthcare provider in West Central Pennsylvania with 4,500+ employees and 350 physicians.
About Memorial Medical Center
Memorial Medical Center (MMC), the flagship hospital of the Conemaugh Health System, is a regional referral hospital known for clinical excellence. In 2010, The Joint Commission designated MMC as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center, while Highmark honored the facility as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery, Cardiac Care and Knee and Hip Replacement. Most recently, Memorial was named one of just two hospitals in Pennsylvania ranked in the top 5% in the nation for maternity care, earning the facility the 2010/2011 Maternity Care Excellence award from HealthGrades.
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Amy Bradley, Director of Public Affairs
Phone: (814) 534-3121