Kindred Reviews 2016 Accomplishments
“In 2016, we made significant progress in our continuing efforts to grow
the Company and improve our quality outcomes across our care settings,”
Major 2016 highlights include:
Kindred at Home – Kindred continued to expand its home
health, hospice and personal care services through organic growth and
the acquisition of existing agencies and licenses to provide services.
Kindred acquired the in-home healthcare operations from the
Fortune Most Admired – In 2016, Kindred was named one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies for the seventh time.
Kindred and its facilities have been recognized for their efforts to improve quality patient care, which include the following:
Baldrige Award –
Kindred at Home – In 2016, 132 of Kindred at Home’s home health
locations were named to the HomeCare Elite list, which identifies the
nation’s top 25% of
Comprehensive Primary Care Plus – Kindred House Calls, the
Company’s Home-Based Primary Care (“HBPC”) practice, is one of more than
2,900 primary care practices nationwide participating in Comprehensive
Primary Care Plus, a partnership between payor partners from CMS, state
Medicare Shared Savings Program – In
Education and Corporate Citizenship
Clinical Impact Symposium – In
Social Responsibility – Kindred’s commitment to its patients and
residents extends to helping raise money and awareness to fight the
diseases that most affect them and their loved ones. Throughout 2016,
Kindred employees nationwide participated in events and fundraisers
strengthening the Company’s state and national relationships with the
Awards and Achievements
Modern Healthcare magazinerecognized Mr. Breier among the most influential leaders in healthcare.
Texas Rehabilitation Hospitalof Fort Worth, Texas, ranked eighth on Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Women. Texas Rehabilitation Hospitalis a partnership of Kindred Rehabilitation Services and Texas Health Resources. In addition, the hospital ranked 23rd on a Fortune list of 100 Best Medium Workplaces. Medium Workplaces are for employers with between 100 and 999 employees.
The staff at Kindred Hospital Seattle - First Hill in
Seattle, Washington, was included on the State Departmentof Health’s 2016 Honor Roll for Antimicrobial Stewardship. The honor commends facilities where the staff is working to improve antibiotic use, reduce antibiotic resistance and improve patient outcomes.
Three of the Company’s nursing centers and one assisted living
facility received a 2016 Silver Quality Award from the
American Health Care Associationand National Center for Assisted Living. In addition, one nursing center and one sub-acute unit received a 2016 Bronze Award. One of the Silver Award recipients, Kindred Living at Village Crossings in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, received the Maine Health Care Association2016 Celebrating Excellence in Quality Award. The awards are given annually to long-term care providers that are making significant strides toward achieving and maintaining quality.
Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation - Golden Gate in
San Francisco, California, was one of five recipients of the California Awards for Performance Excellence Eureka Award, as presented by the California Council for Excellence. Honorees are recognized based on the Baldrige Framework for Performance Excellence for their outstanding commitment to sustainable excellence through innovation, continuous improvement and visionary leadership.
Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation -
Park Placein Great Falls, Montana, received the Recognition of Excellence Award from Mountain-Pacific Quality Health. CMS supports the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (“NNHQCC”) through the Quality Improvement Organizationprogram. Mountain-Pacific Quality Healthis the local facilitator for Montana. The NNHQCC’s goals are to instill quality and performance improvement practices, eliminate healthcare-acquired conditions and improve resident satisfaction. As a measure to reflect achievement of these goals, CMS created a “composite score” system to assess quality of care based on 13 quality measures. The awards are based on each facility’s composite score, its licensure with the Office of Healthcare Licensing and Survey(Montana’s state survey agency) and its certification with CMS.
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Susan E. Moss, 502-596-7296
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications