Hope Home Care Earns High Ratings

Hope Home Care Earns High Ratings

Dayton, OH, August 5, 2015: Hope Home Care has been rated a 4.5 (out of a possible five) “Quality of Patient Care Star Rating” from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS). The ratings are available on Home Health Compare which was created by CMS on Medicare.gov to provide quality of care information about Medicare-certified home health agencies. Ratings are calculated based on 3 process measures and 6 outcome measures:

Process Measures:

  1. Timely Initiation of Care
  2. Drug Education on all Medications Provided to Patient/Caregiver
  3. Influenza Immunization Received for Current Flu Season
  4. Outcome measures:

  5. Improvement in Ambulation
  6. Improvement in Bed Transferring
  7. Improvement in Bathing
  8. Improvement in Pain Interfering With Activity
  9. Improvement in Shortness of Breath
  10. Acute Care Hospitalization

Across the country most agencies fall in the middle with 3 or 3.5 stars. “We are very excited to see these high ratings from Home Health Compare” says Ryan Mullikin, Administrator & CEO. “This acknowledgement shows that we are providing excellent care to our patients in accordance with our company mission.” A locally owned and operated agency, Hope Home Care has been providing skilled nursing, therapy and home health aide services in Southwest Ohio since 2012.