Rankings based on quality health care outcomes, improvement and financial performance on behalf of residents
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ---November 20, 2012--- Erickson Living today announced that it has been named as a top-performing home health agency in the United States by HomeCare Elite™. Specific Erickson Living communities named as "Top Agencies" include Oak Crest (listed among the Top 500 agencies), as well as Charlestown and Fox Run (listed among the Top 25% agencies).
Now in its seventh year, the HomeCare Elite™ identifies the top 25 percent of agencies and further highlights the Top 100 and Top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked July 2011 to July 2012 by an analysis of publicly available performance measures in quality outcomes, process measure implementation, patient experience, quality improvement, and financial performance. It is a prestigious recognition that serves as an industry standard for measuring organizational performance.
"We are proud of these communities for their operational excellence, which drives success in key health service outcomes, reflecting best practices in geriatrics," said Jeanne Potter, Vice President, Ancillary Health Services. "Quality care matters in every aspect of our patient-centered and holistic approach to aging."
About Erickson Living: Erickson Living is a nation-leading developer and manager of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, based in Baltimore, Maryland. Further information regarding Erickson Living is available at: www.ericksonliving.com
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