Rankings Reflect Erickson Living as Leader in Home Health
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND---November 14, 2013---Erickson Living announced today that for the third consecutive year it has been named as a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite™, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States.
The Erickson Living communities named "Top Agencies," include Oak Crest (listed among the top 100 agencies), Fox Run and Greenspring (listed among the top 500 agencies), and Cedar Crest and Riderwood (listed among the top 25 percent of agencies).
"Erickson Living provides an innovative and person-centered approach to senior health care services that drives substantially better health outcomes," said Jeanne Potter, vice president, Ancillary Health Services. "We take great pride in knowing that the standard of excellence we are committed to achieving each day is helping seniors live better lives."
Now in its eighth year, HomeCare Elite identifies the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall, and recognizes the top 25 percent of agencies, based on an analysis of nearly 10,000 organizations nationwide. Of the agencies considered, 2,496 are classified as elite.
HomeCare Elite winners are ranked from July 2012 to July 2013 by an analysis of publicly available performance measures in quality outcomes, best-practice (process measure) implementation, patient experience, quality improvement and consistency, and financial performance. It is a prestigious recognition that serves as an industry standard for organizational performance.
"The 2013 HomeCare Elite winners demonstrate a commitment to providing patient-centered care and serving as leaders in the home health community," said Mary Oakes, senior vice president of post-acute at National Research Corporation. "We congratulate Erickson Living on being recognized as a top home care agency."
About Erickson Living: Erickson Living is a leading developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities, based in Baltimore, Maryland. Further information regarding Erickson Living is available at: www.ericksonliving.com.
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