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CVNA Honored As Elite in Home Health
Community VNA has been named one of the 2014 HomeCare Elite Winners as determined by OCS HomeCare, a National Research Corporation, and DecisionHealth, which recognize top-performing home health agencies in the United States.  Winners were announced recently at the National Association for Home Care and Hospice Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.  (for more on the listing, see the website of Nurse.com.

HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of all Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 home care agencies overall.  Winners are ranked by an analysis of publicly available
performance measures in quality outcomes, best practices implementation, patient experience, quality improvement and consistency and financial performance.

“HomeCare Elite recognition is a significant acknowledgment,” explained Marci Heydt, Product Manager for the post-acute care business group of DecisionHealth.  “In today’s health care ecosystem, it is imperative that our seniors have access to quality home health care in order to ensure better patient outcomes and improve overall cost, and therefore, home health care continues to remain an integral part of the care continuum.  The winners of the HomeCare Elite Award are proving that a heightened focus on clinical outcomes, patient experience and financial management lead to success,” she added.

Alyce Brophy, President and CEO of Community VNA, stated that this recognition validates the goals and mission of the organization.  “The health of the community is improved as a result of clinical practices based on best practices of care and quality outcomes.  Community VNA embraces excellence through engaged leadership, quality improvement, team building, and the utilization of technology,” said Brophy.  “Community VNA’s commitment is to quality care and  dedication to best practices is a result of the talents and efforts of our entire staff.”

Community Visiting Nurse Association and its affiliates, Community VNS, Community Home Care and Community Care Hospice, are non-profit home health and hospice providers serving Somerset and Middlesex counties since 1948.  Community VNA also now serves Warren County.  The agency is licensed by the State of New Jersey, certified by Medicare and Medicaid and accredited by Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP). Community VNA provides home health care, hospice care and community care services.  Please call 908-725-9355 for more information on its services.