DALLAS, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the ninth consecutive year, Intrepid USA Healthcare Services (Intrepid) has been identified as one of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Based on a review by two national performance and patient satisfaction measurement companies, National Research Corporation (NRC) and DecisionHealth, Intrepid was named among the HomeCare Elite™, taking its place in the top 25 percent of agencies nationwide.
The HomeCare Elite is the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health industry, honoring outstanding achievement in measures of quality outcomes, best practice implementation, patient experience, quality improvement and consistency, and financial performance. The annual review, sponsored by OCS HomeCare, a product of NRC, identifies the top agencies nationwide and further highlights the Top 100 and Top 500 agencies overall.
Since 2006, OCS HomeCare and DecisionHealth have listed Intrepid in the HomeCare Elite. Seven of its agencies were named to the 2014 HomeCare Elite:
- McCrory, Ark.
- Indianapolis, Ind.
- Murray, Ky.
- Nederland, Texas
- Onley, Va.
- Radford, Va.
- Spokane, Wash.
Additionally, OCS HomeCare and DecisionHealth recognized the Intrepid USA providers in Nederland and Onley as Top 500 home health providers in the U.S., and named the McCrory provider to the national list of Top 100 home health providers.
"We have on our team some of the best home health care providers in the industry," said Intrepid USA Chief Executive Officer Wesley Perry. "The priority of our team members is to deliver the best possible care to our patients with each encounter. We are thankful to serve our patients, and we are grateful the dedicated professionalism of our providers is being recognized."
The entire list of 2014 HomeCare Elite agencies can be downloaded by visiting the National Research Corporation website at www.nationalresearch.com/homecareelite.
About Intrepid USA Healthcare Services
Intrepid USA, based in Dallas, provides home health care and rehabilitation services. Intrepid employs more than 1,800 personnel nationwide and operates 81 locations in 21 states. For more information, please visit www.intrepidusa.com or call 1-866-412-0973.
About OSC Homecare and National Research Corporation
OSC HomeCare is a product of National Research Corporation (NASDAQ: NRCIA and NRCIB). For more than 30 years, National Research Corporation 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.
Recognized by Modern Healthcare as the largest patient satisfaction measurement firm in the U.S., 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 over 25 years, DecisionHealth has served as the home care industry's leading source for analysis, guidance and tools that 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 subscription-based services. DecisionHealth also certifies home health agency professionals in coding and OASIS-C 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
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