United Hospice Service Named a 2018 Hospice Honors Recipient
Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital has been named a 2018 Hospice
Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of web-based home
health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys 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.
excited to recognize the 2018 Hospice Honors recipients for their hard work and
dedication to providing exceptional care,” said J. Kevin Porter of
HEALTHCAREfirst. “I congratulate United Hospice Service on its success in
achieving this highest of honors.”
criteria were based on Hospice CAHPS survey results for an evaluation period of
October 2016 through September 2017. 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 HEALTHCAREfirst’s Hospice CAHPS database.
Hospice Honors recipients include those hospices scoring above the
HEALTHCAREfirst National Performance Score on 20 of the evaluated questions.
HEALTHCAREfirst holds a special recognition, Hospice Honors Elite, to honor
hospices scoring above the HEALTHCAREfirst National Performance Score on all 24
of the evaluated questions.
Greschaw RN, BSN, Director of United Hospice Service shares, “Our hospice
program was one of twelve recognized in the State of Michigan for this
prestigious honor. We credit this recognition to receiving 100% patient
satisfaction for seven consecutive months and ten of the past twelve months.
Our patients’ families consistently comment that United Hospice Service was so
much more than they expected and they are grateful to have such a great service
in our community."
For over 35
years, United Hospice Service, a non-profit hospice program based in Marlette,
Michigan, has been working to serve our communities by providing expert hospice
care to our family, friends, and neighbors. United Hospice Service provides
end-of-life care in patients’ home setting, in an in-patient Hospice Residence,
as well as respite care, grief and bereavement services.
To learn more
about United Hospice Service, please visit www.marletteunitedhospice.org
or call 800-635-7490. Please visit HEALTHCAREfirst’s website at www.healthcarefirst.com to learn more
about HEALTHCAREfirst Hospice CAHPS survey program as well as the Hospice