Press Release: Horizon Homecare Named as Top 500 Home Health Care Provider of 2009

Filed Under (Healthcare Industry News, Horizon Homecare News, Press Releases) on 26-08-2010


Velvet Baxley    
Horizon Homecare

Horizon Homecare Named as Top 500 Home Health Care Provider of 2009 HomeCare Elite

Spring Hill, FL,  — Horizon Homecare today announced that it has been named to the 2009 HomeCare Elite™, a compilation of the top performing home health agencies in the United States. This annual review identifies the Top 25 percent of agencies and further highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement and financial performance.

“The 2009 HomeCare Elite winners exemplify a commitment to providing their patients with the best possible care while performing at the highest level,” said Nancy Buller, senior director of marketing communications at OCS HomeCare. “We congratulate Horizon Homecare on being one of the Top 500 home care agencies in the country.”

“DecisionHealth would like to congratulate the top HomeCare Elite agencies that achieved excellent clinical and financial outcomes by providing quality care to their patients,” adds Marci Heydt, executive editor of DecisionHealth’s Home Health Line.

The 2009 HomeCare Elite is the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health industry. The 2009 HomeCare Elite is brought to the industry by OCS, Inc., the leading provider of homecare information, and DecisionHealth, publisher of home care’s most respected independent newsletter Home Health Line. The data used for this analysis was compiled from publicly available information. The entire list of the 2009 HomeCare Elite agencies can be viewed by visiting the OCS Web site at

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Press Release: Craig Baxley Joins Horizon Homecare

Filed Under (Horizon Homecare News, Press Releases) on 26-08-2010

Craig Baxley, Horizons New Government LiaisonHorizon Homecare is pleased to welcomes Craig Baxley to their team of professionals.   Craig will serve as Horizon’s “Government Liaison.”  With more than twenty-five years of law enforcement experience, much of which was at the management level, Craig is the perfect choice to fill this role.  He is an alumni of Saint Leo University where he graduated Magna Cumme Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.  Craig’s responsibilities as Government Liaison will include representing the agency at the local, state and federal levels of government.  He will act as a voice for Horizon Homecare in legislative matters that affect the agency and the patients they serve;  such as the nearly $57 billion  in  cuts to Medicare home health recipients currently proposed by congress.

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