Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care and Hospice
Again Designated a Top HomeCare Agency
Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care and Hospice is pleased to announce that the agency has been named to the 2009 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.
This is the fourth consecutive year KWL has been named to the HomeCare Elite.
"The 2009 HomeCare Elite winners demonstrate a commitment to providing their patients with the best possible care while performing at the highest level," said Nancy Buller, Senior Director of Marketing Communications at OCS, Inc. "We congratulate Kno-Wal-Lin on being one of the top home care agencies in the country."
The criteria for being named an agency in the top 25 percent in the United States is Quality of Care, Quality Improvement and Financial Performance measures. For more information on Home Care Elite designation, log onto www.ocsys.com and click on the Home Care Elite link.
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Kno-Wal-Lin Executive Director, Donna DeBlois, RN, credits collaboration and teamwork among the field staff and the administrative staff with the company's ability to rank as one of the HomeCare Elite.
"We have worked hard at Kno-Wal-Lin to coordinate our practices and technology to make it easier for all of our employees to work toward the same two goals: the best care of our patients and making Kno-Wal-Lin a great place to work," said DeBlois.
Kno-Wal-Lin enjoys a reputation in Knox, Waldo and Lincoln counties as a responsive agency providing the highest quality of care. Employees of Kno-Wal-Lin participate in decision-making, are celebrated for their many accomplishments and work as an integrated team for the benefit of those who use KWL's services.