Professional Healthcare Resources Named as One of the Top Home Care Providers in the Nation for the Fifth Year in a Row

ANNANDALE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Professional Healthcare Resources, the largest independent home healthcare and hospice agency in the Washington, DC metropolitan area has again been named to the HomeCare Elite (HCE) list of the top home care agencies in America. This is the HCE’s fifth year; selections are made by OCS HomeCare and DecisionHealth®. The selecting organizations rank over 9,000 Medicare certified agencies through an analysis of quality outcomes, quality improvement, and financial performance.

“The 2010 HomeCare Elite winners continue to demonstrate a commitment to providing their patients with the best possible care while performing at the highest level," said Amanda Twiss, CEO of OCS HomeCare. “We congratulate Professional Healthcare Resources on being one of the top home care agencies in the country. In addition, we salute all forward thinking providers who are already working on measuring and improving their performance using outcomes and process measures.”

The list is divided into the Top 100, Top 500, and Top 25% home care agencies. Professional Healthcare Resources’ Washington, DC branch was named to the Top 100. The DC branch has been named to the HCE list every year since the list’s inception in 2006, and this is the branch’s second time in the Top 100. The company’s Lanham, MD and Bethesda, MD branches were both named to the Top 500. The company’s Annandale, VA branch was named to the Top 25%.

“On the fifth anniversary of HomeCare Elite, DecisionHealth would like to congratulate all of the winners who have achieved excellent clinical and financial outcomes, especially during times of such drastic regulatory changes,” added Marci Heydt, executive editor of DecisionHealth’s Home Health Line.

About Professional Healthcare Resources, Inc.

Professional Healthcare is the largest independent home care firm in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Founded in 1994, we provide home health care, hospice, and private duty personal care services to over 1,500 patients each day. The company is headquartered in Annandale, Virginia, and operates eight branches throughout the tri-state area: four in Virginia (Annandale, Norfolk, Richmond, and Roanoke), three in Maryland (Baltimore, Bethesda, and Lanham) and one in Washington, DC. Our mission is “To provide high quality home healthcare and hospice services to more people”. For more information visit our website at www.phri.com.

About OCS

As the industry leader in benchmarking, reporting and analytics, OCS HomeCare empowers home health and hospice organizations with results-driven data intelligence, plus the largest and most accurate comparative database. Homecare providers, payers, associations, government agencies, vendors, and consultants all turn to OCS HomeCare to elevate decision-making, raise the bar on results, and bring home positive outcomes. For more information about OCS HomeCare, please visit www.ocshomecare.com or call 888.325.3396.

About DecisionHealth

For more than 30 years, DecisionHealth has served as the industry’s leading source for news, analysis and instructional guidance with cutting-edge information sources such as Home Health Line, OASIS-C & Outcomes Solutions and Diagnosis Coding Pro for Home Health. Our unique blend of award-winning staff journalists and unmatched access to health care executives, providers, healthcare organization managers and their revenue-cycle staffs enables us to provide solutions, tools and guidance that’s relied on by nearly 100,000 home health care and specialty physician practice professionals. For more information, please visit www.decisionhealth.com or call 877.602.3835.



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Professional Healthcare Resources, Inc.
Justin Ivatts, 703-752-8735
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