Lifetime Care named as a ‘Top Agency’

Lifetime Care Home Health Care and Hospice has been named a “Top Agency of the 2019 HomeCare Elite,” a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States.

For 14 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25% of Medicare-certified agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.

Lifetime Care, which is part of Rochester Regional Health, has received this recognition 12 of the 14 years.

The ranking is developed by ABILITY Network, a leading information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare. It is sponsored by DecisionHealth, part of the H3.Group.

“We’re pleased to recognize Lifetime Care for exemplifying best practice in patient care,” said Christine Lang, senior director for ABILITY Network. “Lifetime Care’s home health professionals have demonstrated exceptional commitment to care quality and the patient experience.”

Nancy Horn, vice president of clinical operations/administrator at Lifetime Care, credits the agency’s skilled professionals and mission-driven services with the agency’s ability to achieve recognition as one of the HomeCare Elite.

“As a not-for-profit organization, we are dedicated to building an extraordinary, passionate and diverse team, committed to delivering the highest level of care possible for our patients and families,” said Horn.

Lifetime Care serves 33,000 patients in home and home-like settings in the Rochester and Finger Lakes region including the counties of Monroe, Wayne, Seneca, Cayuga, Yates, Schuyler, Ontario and Livingston. Primary in-home services include skilled nursing, rehabilitation therapies, medical social work, infusion therapies and home health aide services. In the counties of Monroe, Wayne and Seneca, Lifetime Care provides comprehensive hospice care in the home, at skilled nursing facilities, and at the Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center.

Photo: Horn