Hamilton County Public Health named a top agency

Hamilton County Public Health 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.

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 IUCD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding Manual.

“The team at Hamilton County Public Health 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.”

Shelby Kroona, administrator of Hamilton County Public Health, credited her staffs’ commitment to quality care with 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 Decision Health. “Hamilton County Public Health 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.”