Mississippi HomeCare of Kosciusko named “Superior Performer” in latest SHP national home health recognition program


Mississippi HomeCare of Kosciusko was named a “Superior Performer” in the recently released 2017 SHPBest™ recognition program results – ranking in the top 20 percent of providers.

The program is administered by Strategic Health Programs (SHP) to recognize home health agencies that consistently provide high quality service to the patients and families under their care.

The 2017 SHPBest award recipients were determined by reviewing and ranking the overall satisfaction scores for more than 2,400 home health providers. In addition, award recipients were required to achieve a score better than or equal to the SHP national average throughout the period for each of the publicly reported quality measure domains.

The professional clinicians and support staff at Mississippi HomeCare of Kosciusko serve the residents of Kosciusko and the surrounding region with quality healthcare at their place of residence. Home health care is an effective and affordable solution for many patients’ post-acute care needs and situations. Home health professionals treat a wide range of medical conditions, allowing patients to rest and recover in the comfort of home.

Mississippi HomeCare of Kosciusko is part of LHC Group, a national provider of in-home healthcare services with 30,000 employees operating more than 780 locations in 37 states.

“We’re proud of our team members at Mississippi HomeCare of Kosciusko for achieving Superior status as part of the 2017 SHPBest program,” said Keith Myers, LHC Group chairman and CEO. “Quality patient care at a local and personal level is our highest priority. Their outstanding performance has helped our company earn a reputation as the industry leader in providing high-quality care for patients, families, and communities around the nation.”

Strategic Healthcare Programs is a leader in data analytics and benchmarking that drive daily clinical and operational decisions – providing solutions that bring real-time data to post-acute providers, hospitals, physician groups, and ACOs to better coordinate quality care and improve patient outcomes.

LHC Group, Inc. is a national provider of in-home healthcare services and innovations, providing quality, value-based healthcare to patients primarily within the comfort and privacy of their home or place of residence. LHC Group’s services cover a wide range of healthcare needs for patients and families dealing with illness, injury, or chronic conditions. The company’s approximately 30,000 employees deliver home health, hospice, home and community based services, and facility-based care from more than 780 locations in communities in 37 states. Through its healthcare innovations business, LHC Group drives increased utilization of home healthcare and enhances patient and caregiver engagement. LHC Group is the preferred in-home healthcare partner for 76 health systems, consisting of 337 leading hospitals around the country.

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