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

amedisys home health care

1401 mercantile lane suite 351
largo, MD 20774
Phone: 301-322-6023
Medicare Provider #: 217149
Medicare Certified: 10/24/2000
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 87 % 91 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 88 % 92 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 84 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 98 % 97 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season 65 % 77 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 66 % 77 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 90 % 95 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 92 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 99 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms 97 % 98 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 94 % 97 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 90 % 98 %
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 64 % 63 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 56 % 61 %
How often patients got better at bathing 64 % 69 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 71 % 69 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 71 % 72 %
How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation 89 % 90 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 59 % 55 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 11 % 11 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 17 % 17 %