January 24, 2013

Gordon Home Care excels on performance measures

Submitted by Gordon Hospital

CALHOUN — Gordon Home Care, a service of Gordon Hospital, has been recognized as one of the most successful home care providers in the United States.

According to Cory Reeves, chief financial officer for Gordon Hospital, Gordon Home Care is one of seven home care agencies in the Adventist Health System to be recognized by 2012 HomeCare Elite, a listing of the top tier health care agencies in the United States based on performance measures.

“Gordon Home Care not only achieved the quality standing of being in the top 25 percent of the home health agencies, but our team was also ranked in the top 100 agencies in the country,” Reeves says. “This is indeed an honor and we are very proud of everyone involved for ensuring that our home care patients receive the best care possible.”

The data generated for the award fell under the direction of two directors: current Gordon Home Care Director Candy Van Dyke and past Director Tracy Farriba, who recently accepted the position of Physician and Community Relations Director for the hospital.

Van Dyke explained that the scoring for the listing is a combination of patient clinical outcomes, process measures, HHCAPS (Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) and financial outcomes. The data for the study is based on publicly available information.

“We are very proud to help carry an excellent health care reputation alongside our hospital team,” Van Dyke says. “We thank everyone for their support.”