DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrepid USA Healthcare Services today announced that 10 of its providers have been named to the 2012 HomeCare Elite™, a compilation of the top-performing home health providers in the United States. The HomeCare Elite winners are recognized for superior achievement on measures of quality outcomes, process measure implementation, patient experience, quality improvement and financial performance. As the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health industry, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified providers and further highlights the Top 100 and Top 500 providers overall. The following Intrepid USA providers are recognized in the 2012 HomeCare Elite:
St. Louis Park, Minn.
Wichita Falls, Texas
Three of the Intrepid providers earned further honor as Top 100 or Top 500 home health providers. The Eunice home health provider ranked among the Top 100, and the providers in McCrory and Valdosta are among the nation's Top 500. "We are proud to be recognized as one of the nation's top home health performers," said Intrepid USA Chief Executive Officer Wesley Perry. "Our teams of dedicated professionals strive to provide the highest level of quality service, and we are honored to be among the highest achievers in our industry." The HomeCare Elite is co-sponsored by the National Research Corporation (also known as OCS HomeCare), the leading provider of cross-continuum healthcare metrics and analytics, and DecisionHealth, the publisher of the industry's most respected independent newsletter Home Health Line. The data used for this analysis were compiled from publicly available information. The entire list of 2012 HomeCare Elite providers can be downloaded by visiting the National Research Corporation website. About Intrepid USA Healthcare ServicesIntrepid USA, based in Dallas, provides home health care and rehabilitation services. Intrepid employs more than 1,800 personnel nationwide and operates 79 locations in 21 states. For more information, please visit www.intrepidusa.com or call 1-866-412-0973. About National Research Corporation and OCS HomeCareOCS HomeCare is a product of National Research Corporation. For more than 30 years, National Research Corporation has been at the forefront of patient-centered care. Today the company's focus on empowering customer-centric healthcare across the continuum extends patient-centered care to incorporate families, communities, employees, senior housing residents, and other stakeholders. For more information, call 800-388-4264, write to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.nationalresearch.com. About DecisionHealth ®For over 30 years, DecisionHealth has served as the leading source for home health news, coding tools and resources, and training materials found in reputable products such as Home Health Line. Our unique blend of award-winning staff journalists and unmatched access to health care executives and industry experts enables DecisionHealth to provide solutions, tools, and guidance that are 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. Media Contact:Erin LawleyLovell Communications Inc. (615) 297-7766 Erin@lovell.com