Yearly Archives: 2013

Signature Reduces Rehospitalization Rates with PLACES Tool and Training

Acumentra Health, a non-profit consulting organization, did a story on PLACES – an assessment tool developed by Signature to identify high-risk patients and reduce rehospitalization rates. PLACES allows Signature to coordinate specific care interventions for home health patients who are at-risk for rehospitalization. Developed over the last two years, the tool was implemented by Signature in the Portland, OR market in March 2013 and has helped lower 30-day rehospitalizations from 14% to 8%. Click here to read the article from Acumentra.

Signature Home Health Portland Office Receives Deficiency Free Survey

  Portland, Oregon – Signature Home Health approaches its business by a single virtue: To enhance the life of every person they serve. Through this mission, the Home Health Agency (office located at 7632 SW Durham Rd #105, Tigard, OR 97224) achieved one of the highest designations for quality of care and services – a deficiency free survey from the Oregon Department of Human Services. The rigorous survey is conducted over several days on behalf of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to ensure compliance with health and safety standards of agencies that benefit from the federal program. … Continue reading

Signature Home Health Receives High Marks for Quality Measures in Patient Survey

Rogue Valley Home Care and Home Health Agency is Ranked Number Two in the State for Quality Patient Services Medford, Ore. – Sep 25, 2013 – Signature Home Health, a Rogue Valley provider of home care and home health services for persons in their home or home setting, is nationally recognized through the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Home Health Care Survey as the second highest ranking agency in the State of Oregon for quality measures. The Home Health Care CAHPS Survey is designed to measure the experiences of people receiving home health care from Medicare-certified home … Continue reading