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Signature Home Health of Bellingham Ranks #1 in Washington for Quality Patient Services

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Signature Home Health, a provider of home health, hospice, and home care services to Whatcom County, is ranked number one in the State for Quality Patient Services according to data collected by HealthInsight. The private, non-profit, community-based organization computed home health care rankings provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for 62 home health agencies in Washington. Signature Home Health of Bellingham ranked the highest for Quality Patient Services across 22 quality measures. “To be considered the number one provider of Quality Patient Services by HealthInsight is wonderful recognition for the Bellingham Signature team and really speaks … 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

Signature President – Bob Thomas – Interviewed About Future of Healthcare

Bob Thomas, PT, and President of Signature Services sat down with Mike Billings, PT, MS, CEEAA, President of Infinity Rehab to discuss how current and upcoming legislation is impacting the healthcare industry. Topics range from how Signature Services is introducing new care models to identify patients at higher risk for re-hospitalizations to national quality initiatives to improve customer satisfaction. Have any thoughts on the topics covered? Share them in the comments section below! )

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