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Home Care Services Named One of Top Agencies in Nation

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Adventist Health/Home Care Services is a recipient of the 2010 HomeCare Elite award

Adventist Health/Home Care Services is the recipient of the 2010 HomeCare Elite award. The annual award honors home health agencies who rank in the top 25 percent of agencies nationwide. 

The award represents a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the nation by OCS HomeCare and DecisionHealth, independent organizations who review patient quality. Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality of care, quality improvement and financial performance. 

There are more than 9,375 Medicare-certified home health agencies in the United States. Adventist Health/Home Care Services is the only agency in the Walla Walla area to receive this distinction. 

"It is such an honor to be recognized as one of the top providers in our area," says Ruth Baker, director of Adventist Health's home health agency. "I am proud of our excellent staff and their dedication to providing personalized, high quality patient care."

Adventist Health/Home Care Services has 20 employees and provides care to more than 370 home-bound patients each year in the areas of nursing, medical social work, physical and occupational therapy.