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Millcreek Home Health and Hospice Receives HealthInsight Quality Award

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Millcreek Home Health and Hospice, a member of Signature Hospice, Home Health and Home Care – is a proud recipient of the 2015 HealthInsight Quality Award. HealthInsight, a nonprofit, community-based health care collaborative working to improve health and health care for patients and providers, recognizes senior care providers who strive to improve the quality of life for seniors and their family members. “We are very proud of the entire team at Millcreek Home Health and Hospice,” says Bob Thomas, President of Signature Hospice, Home Health and Home Care. “They work very hard to provide seniors in the greater Salt Lake … 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.

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