Good Samaritan Home Care Services Named to the Top 500 of the 2017 ABILITY | HomeCare Elite

Good Samaritan Home Care Services announced that it has been named to the Top 500 of the 2017 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 12 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.

“We are excited to be recognized once again by HomeCare Elite,” said Kathy Holl, RN, BSN, Director of Operations at Good Samaritan Home Care. “We continue to provide quality care with great patient outcomes and service to the patients in our area.”

The ranking is developed by ABILITY® Network, a leading information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of health care; and sponsored by DecisionHealth, publisher of Home Health Line and theComplete Home Health ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Manual.

“It is my honor and privilege to congratulate Good Samaritan Home Care Services in Vincennes for achieving HomeCare Elite status for 2017! This elite team of caregivers is 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.”

“We are very fortunate to have an amazing group of caring individuals at Good Samaritan Home Care,” said Rob McLin, President and CEO of Good Samaritan. “Being named a top 500 agency a second year in a row illustrates the world class care being provided every day.”

HomeCare Elite agencies are determined by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, best practices implementation, patient experience (HHCAHPS), quality improvement and consistency, and financial health. In order to be considered, an agency must be Medicare-certified and have data for at least three outcomes in Home Health Compare. Out of 9,064 agencies considered, 2,268 are recognized on the 2017 HomeCare Elite winners list overall.

The entire list of 2017 HomeCare Elite agencies can be downloaded by visiting the ABILITY Network website at abilitynetwork.com/homecare-elite.

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