Hospice of Fayette County named 2017 Honors recipient


Hospice of Fayette County has been named a 2017 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HealthCarefirst, the leading provider of web-based home health and hospice software, outsourced billing and coding services, and advanced analytics.

Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.

Award criteria was based on Hospice CAHPS survey results completed by patients and their families on their satisfaction with the care provided by Hospice of Fayette County during an evaluation period of October 2015 through September 2016.

“I am very pleased that we received this award for the second time in a row since the CAHPS survey has been reported. The staff at Hospice of Fayette County is very conscientious in the care and approach they have with our patients and their families, and this is proof,” said Lynda Wilt, executive director for Hospice of Fayette County.

Award recipients were identified by evaluation performance on a set of 24 quality indicator measures. Hospice Honors recipients include those hospices scoring above the Deyta National Performance Score.

“Hospice Honors is a landmark compilation of hospices that provide the best patient and caregiver experiences,” said J. Kevin Porter of HealthCarefirst. “I am extremely proud of Hospice of Fayette County for achieving this highest of honors and I congratulate them on their success.”

Hospice of Fayette County is a local, nonprofit hospice agency established in 1987, which provides comfort, symptom management and physical, mental and spiritual support when there is a life-limiting illness. For more information on Hospice of Fayette County call 740-335-0149 or visit www.hospice-fayco.org.

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