Mercy Home Health Among Top Home Health Agencies in U.S.

(DURANGO, COLO.) Mercy Regional Medical Center today announced that Mercy Home Health was recognized as a Top 100 HomeCare Elite agency by Ability and DecisionHealth.

Now in its 13th year, HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of agencies based on performance measures. This year, those measures include quality of care, quality improvement, patient experience, best practices implementation and more. Since 2005, Mercy has been recognized as a “top 100” agency six times, as a “top 500” agency four times, and among the top 25 percent of agencies once.

"It takes true dedication and tremendous hard work to be named in the top 100 home health agencies in the country,” said Tina Gallegos, director of Mercy Home Health and Hospice of Mercy. “This designation is a direct indicator of the commitment of our staff who work tirelessly to deliver quality, compassionate care to our patients. We are thrilled to share this remarkable achievement with the communities we serve."

Mercy's achievement coincides with sister Centura home health agencies that were recognized as HomeCare Elite winners, including Centura Health at Home – Penrose St. Francis Health, Colorado Springs and Centura Health – St. Mary Corwin Home Services, Pueblo. A total of 32 home care agencies in Colorado were named among the top 25 percent in the nation; Mercy Home Health was the only agency in the state to be recognized as a top 100 home care agency.

For more information, please visit HomeCare Elite website.

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About Mercy Regional Medical Center

Mercy Regional Medical Center is an 82-bed acute care hospital in Durango, Colorado. As a non-profit hospital that is part of the Centura Health network, Mercy is committed to improving the health and wellness of the communities it serves in the Four Corners region. For more information visit Mercy Regional Medical Center

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Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life® Colorado, we are making the region’s best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. We’re Centura Health, and we’re here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit Centura Health website.

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