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Home Hospice of Grayson County receives 2017 Hospice Honors Award

Sherman, TX, May 11, 2017 —Home Hospice of Grayson, Cooke and Fannin Counties is honored for the second year in a row as a 2017 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, outsourced billing and coding services, and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.

“Hospice Honors is a landmark compilation of hospices that provide the best patient and caregiver experiences,” said J. Kevin Porter of HEALTHCAREfirst. “I am extremely proud of Home Hospice of Grayson County for achieving this highest of honors and I congratulate them on their success.”

Award criteria were based on Hospice CAHPS survey results for an evaluation period of October 2015 through September 2016. Award recipients were identified by evaluating performance on a set of 24 quality indicator measures. Performance scores were aggregated from all completed surveys and were compared on a question-by-question basis to a National Performance Score calculated from all partnering hospices contained in the Deyta Analytics’ Hospice CAHPS database. Hospice Honors recipients include those hospices scoring above the Deyta Analytics National Performance Score on 20 of the evaluated questions. Deyta Analytics holds a special recognition, Hospice Honors Elite, to honor hospices scoring above the Deyta Analytics National Performance Score on all 24 of the evaluated questions.

Tina L. Garner, Home Hospice Executive Director credits the hardwork of the Home Hospice team to being named a 2017 Hospice Honors recipient. She said, "Each person on our team works hard at helping the patient and their family have the best possible Quality of Life. From physical to emotional and spiritual needs, our team works closely together with the patient to allow them to control their plan of care. Our patients and their families recognize the quality of our care and the commitment to be there when needed. It is humbling to receive the comments and praise from the families we serve as we know, each day is a new day to serve and make a difference."

June 12th 2017

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