Home Health Services

Quality Measures

The information below shows how often Mary Greeley Medical Center Home Health Services used best practices when caring for its patients and whether patients improved in certain important areas of care. These indicators of home health care quality are compared to the Iowa and national averages.

The quality measures are divided into the following sections:

Patient Experience of Care Survey

The purpose of the survey is to gather information from patients (or their family or friends) about experiences with a home health agency. The survey asks patients about their home health care, and if they would recommend that agency to someone else. The survey tells you what other patients thought about a home health agency. The survey results also tell home health agencies where to focus their quality improvement efforts.


Source:

Home Health Compare (www.medicare.gov/homehealthcompare) has information about the quality of care provided by “Medicare-certified” home health agencies throughout the nation. “Medicare-certified” means the home health agency is approved by Medicare and meets certain Federal health and safety requirements.

Home Health Compare can help you or your family or friends choose a quality home health agency that has the skilled home health services you need. The Home Health Compare Web site was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

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