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3131 bell street suite 211
amarillo, TX 79106
Phone: 806-356-8911
Medicare Provider #: 679259
Medicare Certified: 4/18/2003
Ownership Type: Proprietary


Quality of Care Report    Updated 6-03-15

Description of Measure Agency
Score
State
Average
How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner 89 % 92 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 71 % 93 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 99 % 99 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 95 % 97 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a flu shot for the current flu season 54 % 74 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 55 % 74 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 85 % 94 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 99 % 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 90 % 98 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 82 % 96 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 98 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 99 % 98 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 66 % 57 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 60 % 49 %
How often patients got better at bathing 92 % 62 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 75 % 57 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 68 % 50 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 66 % 46 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 13 % 12 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 14 % 15 %