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home : news : school February 6, 2016

12/4/2012 1:43:00 PM
Health Related Home Care Ranked in the Top 500
Home Health Agencies In The Nation

GREENWOOD, SC - Health Related Home Care announced that it has been named to the Top 500 of the 2012 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its seventh year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of agencies and further highlights the top 100 and the top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of publicly available performance measures in quality outcomes, process measure implementation, patient experience (Home Health CAHPS), quality improvement, and financial performance.

“The 2012 HomeCare Elite winners demonstrate a commitment to providing patient-centered care and serving as leaders in the home health community. Their success offers data-driven proof of being well-managed and high quality care providers to hospitals, managed care organizations, ACOs, and other potential referral partners across the healthcare continuum,” said Susan L. Henricks, President and COO of National Research Corporation, the parent company of OCS HomeCAre.

 “Again, this year, we updated our methodology to reflect the rapidly evolving quality- focused healthcare landscape and national value-based purchasing trends.” Henricks said. “We congratulate Health Related Home Care on being one of the top 500 homecare agencies in the country.”

Health Related Home Care Director, Sharon Norryce, RN, BSN, credits the entire staff’s dedication and hard work with the agency’s ability to achieve recognition as one of the Home Care Elite.

“HomeCare Elite recognition continues to gain importance given the increased regulatory mandates and the threat of shrinking reimbursement revenue,” said Marci Heydt, Product Manager for the post-acute care business group of DecisionHealth. “Home Health agencies that have earned recognition among the HomeCare Elite demonstrated that they not only can adapt to an evolving marketplace but continue to excel in clinical, patient experience, quality improvement, and financial outcomes.”  

The HomeCare Elite is the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health profession. The 2012 Home Care Elite is co-sponsored by National Research Corporation (also known as OCS HomeCare), the leading provider of cross-continuum healthcare metrics and analytics, and DecisionHealth, the publisher of the industry’s most respected independent newsletter Home Health Line. The data used for this analysis were compiled from publicly available information. The entire list of 2012 HomeCare Elite agencies can be downloaded by visiting the National Research Corporation website at

In a press release HRHC said:

“Health Related Home Care is so proud to be named in the top 500 home health agencies in theU.S. We are really excited to say we are the ONLY agency in our service area that is ranked in the top 500. We strive to provide the BEST home health care to our patients. We serve around 600 patients on an average in Abbeville,Greenwood, Laurens,McCormick & SaludaCounties. We have around 60 employees that consist of Registered Nurses, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Medical Social Worker & Home Health Aides.

 We provide care in a patient’s home, for a variety of things such as: care following a hospitalization, care after surgery, wound care, teaching regarding illness/diagnosis/meds, IV’s. As we all know you do not get to stay in the hospital very long now days. Health Related Home Care is able to help the patient recover & recuperate in the comfort of their own home. The patient has the peace of mind knowing Health Related Home Care is there to help & answer any of their questions they may have regarding their health.”

Health Related Home Care is located in Abbeville at 104 W. Pickens St, Greenwood at 301-B Main Street and in Laurens at 500 Plantation  Plaza, Suite K. For more information call 864-229-3200 or 1-800-352-6848 or visit

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