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

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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 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.