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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

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

Signature Home Health Receives High Marks for Quality Measures in Patient Survey

Rogue Valley Home Care and Home Health Agency is Ranked Number Two in the State for Quality Patient Services Medford, Ore. – Sep 25, 2013 – Signature Home Health, a Rogue Valley provider of home care and home health services for persons in their home or home setting, is nationally recognized through the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Home Health Care Survey as the second highest ranking agency in the State of Oregon for quality measures. The Home Health Care CAHPS Survey is designed to measure the experiences of people receiving home health care from Medicare-certified home … Continue reading