Skilled Nursing
Physical Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Speech Pathology
Medical Social Worker
Home Health Aide

medcare home health services, inc.

760 ponce de leon blvd ste 102
coral gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305-883-2940
Medicare Provider #: 107117
Medicare Certified: 10/29/1975
Ownership Type: Proprietary

Updated 8-12-14


Quality of Care Report

Description of Measure Agency
Score
State
Average
How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner 95 % 94 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 85 % 93 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 99 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 99 % 98 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season 34 % 66 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 32 % 66 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 91 % 91 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 100 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 93 % 98 %
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms 86 % 97 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 92 % 95 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 100 % 96 %
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 100 % 99 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 51 % 65 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 54 % 60 %
How often patients got better at bathing 63 % 73 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 69 % 75 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 60 % 62 %
How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation 96 % 92 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 48 % 50 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 9 % 10 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 21 % 15 %