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Visiting Nurse Services in Westchester & Putnam Named to 2012 HomeCare Elite

Agency achieves status as one of the top homecare providers in the country
November, 26th 2012 in Press Releases

Visiting Nurse Services in Westchester & Putnam (VNSWP) today announced that it has achieved national recognition as a member of the 2012 HomeCare Elite™, designating it one of the top-performing home healthcare agencies in the United States.

  The not-for-profit agency is the largest community-based, Medicare-certified home healthcare provider in the region.

This prestigious award from the National Research Corporation/OCS Homecare and Decision Health is the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health profession.  As a HomeCare Elite Top Agency, VNSWP succeeded in meeting rigorous best practice standards in five key performance categories, including patient experience, quality of care, continuous improvement, reliable business practices and financial management.

VNSWP's President & CEO, Elias M. (Lou) Nemnom, credits the hard work and dedication of the agency’s staff with its ability to achieve recognition as one of the 2012 HomeCare Elite.  “While we have achieved HomeCare Elite status in previous years, we continue to strive each year to raise the bar on excellent care for our patients while maintaining sound financial practices.  We are honored to be recognized once again for this achievement.”

“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, Accountable Care Organizations, and other potential referral partners across the healthcare continuum, “ said Susan L. Hendricks, President and COO of National Research Corporation. “ We congratulate Visiting Nurse Services in Westchester & Putnam on being recognized as a top homecare agency.”

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