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Home Care Services Ranked Among the Top 25 Percent of Home Health Providers in Country

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Tillamook County General Hospital today announced that its Home Care Services has been named to the 2008 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the most successful Medicare-certified home health care providers in the United States. This annual review identifies the top 25 percent of agencies, ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement and financial performance.

The 2008 HomeCare Elite also indicates those providers who are included in the Top 100 and Top 500 of providers nationwide. The data used for this analysis was compiled from publicly available information.

"The 2008 HomeCare Elite winners exemplify a commitment to providing their patients with optimum care while performing at the highest level," said Nancy Buller, Senior Director of Marketing Communications at OCS, Inc. "We congratulate Adventist Health/Home Care Services, Tillamook County on being one of the Top home care agencies in the country."

Home Care manager, Dorene Redfern, credits the exceptional skills and caring attitudes with the company's ability to rank as one of the HomeCare Elite. She said, "We have fantastic staff that bring genuine care for the patient. They go the extra mile that makes a real difference for the patients' health recovery."

"DecisionHealth would like to congratulate the top HomeCare Elite agencies that achieved excellent clinical and financial outcomes by providing quality care to their patients," adds Marci Heydt, Executive Editor of DecisionHealth's Home Health Line.

The 2008 HomeCare Elite is the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health industry. The 2008 HomeCare Elite is brought to the industry by OCS, Inc., the leading provider of healthcare informatics, and DecisionHealth, publisher of home care's most respected independent newsletter ...home health line. The entire list of the 2008 HomeCare Elite agencies can be viewed by visiting the OCS web site.

Adventist Health/Home Care Services, Tillamook County is located at 1015 Third Street in Tillamook. They can be reached at (503)-815-2486.