Comprehensive Health Network named as a top agency


GREENVILLE – Comprehensive Health Network announced it has been named a Top Agency 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 Medicare-certified agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. This is the seventh year in a row that CHN has received such honors.

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 and the Complete Home Health ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Manual.

“The team at Comprehensive Health Network has demonstrated an impressive ability to deliver great patient care,” said Christine Lang, senior director for ABILITY Network. “This is due to the skill and dedication of their clinical professionals, as well as the proficiency and efforts of their quality team tracking, measuring and interpreting the data that supports the delivery of care. Together, they have earned this recognition as one of the top home care agencies in the country.”

Abby Thomas, CEO of Comprehensive Health Network Homecare, credits its quality care and employees with the agency’s ability to achieve recognition as one of the HomeCare Elite.

“Congratulations to those leading agencies that earned a spot on HomeCare Elite,” said Marci Heydt, senior content manager for DecisionHealth. “Comprehensive Health Network and its peers have worked hard to improve quality outcomes while maintaining solid profit margins, which is increasingly difficult as home health agencies faced increased regulatory burdens each year.”

HomeCare Elite agencies are determined by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, best practices implementation, patient experience, 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.

Comprehensive Health Network is the local home health provider of the Darke County area since 1988. CHN provides skilled nursing therapy, social services, aide, homemaker, telehealth monitoring, emergency response systems, and medication dispensers to its patients. Comprehensive assists patients and families in bringing health care home.

For more information about HomeCare Elite, call 888-572-4009, write to HomeCareElite@abilitynetwork.com or visit www.abilitynetwork.com/homecare-elite.