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Signature Home Health of Medford Receives National Accreditation to Provide Hospice Services


The Home Health Agency has Demonstrated A Commitment To Providing Quality Care and Services To Clients Through Compliance With ACHC’s Nationally Recognized Standards for Accreditation of Hospice Services. Medford, Oregon – The Medford branch of Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care earned full certification from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) to provide hospice services to Rogue Valley residents. “Signature’s quality improvement, patient satisfaction and reputation have earned us continued growth,” says Bob Thomas, President of Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care. “By achieving hospice accreditation in Medford, we can now offer those we serve a full continuum of … Continue reading

Signature Home Health of Bellevue Receives Perfect Survey Results from Washington Department of Health

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Bellevue Home Health Agency Earns State Surveyors Trust in Operations and Reaffirms its Commitment to Quality Patient Outcomes Bellevue, Washington – Signature Home Health, a Bellevue, WA provider of home health services for persons in their home or home setting, earned perfect survey results from the State of Washington Department of Health (DOH). The random survey is conducted by DOH representatives in accordance with strict guidelines administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to ensure agency compliance. “Receiving deficiency-free survey results says a lot about our Bellevue Home Health team and their dedication to our mission of enhancing … Continue reading

Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care Adds Two Key Leaders to Management Team

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Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care is excited to announce the addition of two new leaders to its management team. Timothy Shatzel takes on the role of Vice President of Regional Operations and Britagne Richey, LPN, CDDTS, c.CPHQ, as a Regional Director of Clinical Operations. “I’m excited to have Tim and Britagne join our team,” says Bob Thomas, PT, and President of Signature. “They each bring a wealth of knowledge and insight from their long careers as leaders in various sectors of health care. Each will play a significant role in helping Signature continue its commitment to quality care and … Continue reading

Light Up A Life — Honoring Loved Ones, Living or Deceased

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During this past holiday season, the Signature XL Hospice offices in Idaho took part in a wonderful state-wide event called Light Up a Life. Started in 2013, this special event is a way to celebrate and honor the lives of loved ones, living or deceased. “Surrounded by community members who have experienced loss, attendees wrote their loved ones name and a message on a paper sky lantern then released it into the night sky,” says Sheryl Ford, Social Worker and Bereavement Coordinator. “Everyone commented on the personal significance of the event and how beautiful the sky lanterns were as they … Continue reading

Why Healthcare Job Seekers Choose the Pacific Northwest [Infographic]

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Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care is proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest. We created an infographic that shows all the amazing aspects of living here and the endless healthcare career opportunities available. Learn intriguing stats about healthcare jobs including nursing, home care and hospice. Also discover the thousands of activities to do in this region, whether it’s enjoying the beauty of Oregon’s 540 wineries, treating yourself to a delicious meal at one of Washington’s 11,300+ restaurants or exploring the hundreds of state parks in both Oregon and Washington. Signature Services is always interested in meeting dedicated individuals … Continue reading

Signature Hospice, Home Health and Home Care Expands into Idaho and Nevada with the Purchase of XL Hospice

May 13, 2014 – Wilsonville, OR – Signature Hospice, Home Health and Home Care, a regional leader of home care and home health solutions for seniors throughout Oregon and Washington, announced it has acquired XL Hospice, a leading provider of hospice, primary care, and palliative care consultation services throughout Idaho and Nevada. “We are very excited to welcome XL Hospice to our family of companies,” says Bob Thomas, PT, President of Signature Hospice, Home Health and Home Care. “The philosophy and approach to senior care services of XL Hospice specialized clinical teams and volunteers is right in line with our … Continue reading