Executive Care Named 2015 HomeCare Elite Top Agency

Dec 16, 2015, 06:37 ET from Greystone Healthcare Management Corp.

NEWARK, Ohio, Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Greystone Home Health of Columbus d/b/a Executive Care, part of the Greystone Health Network, has earned recognition as a 2015 HomeCare Elite Top Agency. The home health provider earned Top Agency status in 2014, and continues to be recognized as one of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its 10th year, the HomeCare Elite program identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies, ranked by an analysis of publicly available performance measures in quality outcomes, best practice (process measure) implementation, patient experience (Home Health CAHPS®), quality improvement and consistency, and financial performance. Awardees are selected through performance analysis by OCS HomeCare and DecisionHealth.

"The 2015 HomeCare Elite winners deserve credit for demonstrating high-quality care in their communities. As quality care initiatives become top-of-mind for healthcare providers, we recognize this as a remarkable achievement and are pleased to make this our 10th year of acknowledgement for top performing home health organizations," said Christine Lang, VP of Product Development for OCS HomeCare. "We congratulate Executive Care Home Health, part of the Greystone Health Network, on being one of the top home care agencies in the country."

"Happy 10th anniversary to the winners of the HomeCare Elite. As CMS ramps up its nationwide initiatives to reward home care agencies for the quality of care they provide, this is yet another way to acknowledge those agencies that have demonstrated their commitment to improving patient care at lower costs. The winners of the HomeCare Elite Award are proving that a heightened focus on clinical outcomes, patient experience, and financial management leads to success," said Marci Heydt, Senior Content Manager, DecisionHealth.

Executive Care joined the Greystone Health Network in 2014, and has been serving the Licking County community for the past decade. With two locations in Newark, OH and Mount Vernon, OH, the agency is complimented by Greystone Health Network skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers and hospice services in the central Ohio area.

About Greystone Healthcare Management Corp.
Greystone Healthcare Management Corp., headquartered in Tampa, FL, manages skilled nursing and assisted living communities, outpatient rehabilitation and home health services, private duty services and hospice care. The Greystone Health Network encompasses more than 45 locations throughout Florida and Ohio. Greystone provides quality health care when and where their patients need it.  www.greystonehealth.com

About National Research Corporation
For more than 30 years, National Research Corporation (NASDAQ: NRCIA and NRCIB) has been at the forefront of patient-centered care. Today, the company's focus on empowering customer-centric healthcare across the continuum extends patient-centered care to incorporate families, communities, employees, senior housing residents, and other stakeholders. National Research is dedicated to representing the true voice of patients and other healthcare stakeholders. This integration of cross-continuum metrics and analytics uncovers insights for effective performance improvement, quality measurement, care transitions, and many other factors that impact population health management. For more information about HomeCare Elite, call 888-325-3396, write to HomeCareElite@ocsys.com or visit www.ocshomecare.com/HomeCare-Elite.

About DecisionHealth® For over 25 years, DecisionHealth has served as the home care industry's leading source for analysis and tools to improve revenue cycle performance, profitability and regulatory compliance. Agencies nationwide turn to DecisionHealth for education and training, coding and billing solutions, and ongoing expert guidance through its family of online products, print solutions, and live training events. DecisionHealth also certifies home health agency professionals in ICD-10 coding and OASIS-C1 through its Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance, and provides custom consulting services to agency leaders through its DecisionHealth Professional Services unit. For product information, call 1-855-CALL-DH1 or visit www.decisionhealth.com.

SOURCE Greystone Healthcare Management Corp.