The home health department at Cabell Huntington Hospital recently earned the HomeCare Elite recognition as one of the country's top 500 home health agencies.
Nearly 11,000 Medicare-certified agencies nationwide were considered for the award, presented by National Research Corp. and DecisionHealth.
Cabell Huntington Hospital's home health department was one of only 13 programs in the nation to receive the award in each of the 7 years it has been awarded. It is also the only home health agency to receive the honor in West Virginia.
Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality of care, patient experience, quality improvements, process measures implementation and financial performance.
"We are proud to be known as one of the elite home health agencies in the nation. Our goal of providing the best possible patient experience has also been recognized," said Andra Hardin, RN, home health department director. "We will continue to strive to improve every patient's care and experience over the next year."