NHRMC Home Care named one of the Elite

December 07, 2010
WILMINGTON – New Hanover Regional Medical Center announced today that NHRMC Home Care has been named to the 2010 HomeCare Elite™, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its fifth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of agencies. Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement, and financial performance. “We are proud to be named as one of the nation’s top home care agencies for the second year in a row,” says Don Thompson, executive director of NHRMC Home Care. “We are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for our patients and our staff has worked hard to earn this distinction.” The 2010 HomeCare Elite is the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health industry. The 2010 HomeCare Elite is brought to the industry by OCS HomeCare, the leading provider of home care information, and DecisionHealth, publisher of home care’s most respected independent newsletter Home Health Line. The data used for this analysis were compiled from publicly available information. NHRMC Home Care, an affiliate of New Hanover Regional Medical Center, has a strong reputation for providing home care services. The nurses, therapists and support staff are known for providing high-quality, personal and compassionate care to their patients. NHRMC Home Care is accredited by the Joint Commission and offers services to people in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, Bladen, Duplin, Onslow and Columbus counties. The home health program is part of New Hanover Regional Medical Center’s commitment to offering more health care services in the community. Not only is it more convenient for the patient, it provides more continuity of care, which can result in prevention of series health problems, better recoveries and fewer re-hospitalizations. For more information on NHRMC Home Care, visit www.nhrmchomecare.org.
New Hanover Regional Medical Center is the leading provider of quality and accessible health care in Southeastern North Carolina, delivering care to all in need, without the support of taxpayer dollars. The medical center takes seriously its responsibility as an economic engine for the community, creating more than 4,500 jobs directly and another 3,000 jobs indirectly. ###