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Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care Acquires Access Home Care and Hospice

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Signature Hospice, Home Health, Home Care – a regional leader of home care and home health solutions for seniors throughout the Pacific Northwest – announced its purchase of Access Home Care – an established provider of home-based medical and rehabilitation services. The purchase follows Signature’s recent acquisitions of Millcreek Hospice and Home Health and XL Hospice. “We are very excited to welcome Access to the Signature family,” says Bob Thomas, PT, and President of Signature. “Access brings many years of home health and hospice experience and their commitment to patients and employees reflects our own mission which is to enhance … Continue reading

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 Elder Life and Health Carnival featured on 1120 KPNW-AM

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Our amazing intern at Signature Eugene, Katie Wright, was interviewed this morning on Wake Up Call with Holloway and Lundun, a morning news talk show on Eugene’s 1120 KPNW-AM. Katie spoke about the upcoming Signature Services Elder Life & Health Carnival, her passion for helping others and many other topics. Give it a listen and we’re looking forward to seeing each of you at the Carnival this Saturday! Click Play to listen to the full interview!

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