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Via Christi Hospitals in Wichita

Via Christi Home Health named to Home Care Elite
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Contact: Roz Hutchinson 316-719-3341

Via Christi Home Health named a 2011 Home Care Elite Agency

WICHITA, KAN. (Oct. 11, 2011) – Via Christi Home Health has been named a 2011 Home Care Elite Home Care Agency. Home Care Elite is a compilation of the most successful home care providers in the United States by OCS HomeCare, the leading provider of homecare information, and DecisionHealth, publisher of homecare’s most respected independent newsletter Home Health Line.

The market-leading review determines the top 25 percent of agencies in quality of care, process measure implementation and financial performance.

“Our home health staff members work every day to make it easier for our clients to stay in their own homes while receiving the best of care by skilled professionals,” said Joy Scott, executive director of Via Christi Home Health and Via Christi Home Medical. “They are to be congratulated and thanked for making us one of the best agencies in the United States.”

Via Christi Home Health provides skilled nursing care and therapy services to patients in the privacy and comfort of their own homes. It assists their transition from hospital to home following surgery, illness or injury, while they adjust to the change in their medical condition. Staff works with patient and physician to develop a personalized plan of care, including such varied areas as acute and chronic disease management, medication compliance, pain management, nutrition, home exercise and personal hygiene.