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Freeman Home Care Named to HomeCare Elite

November 28, 2016

Freeman Home Care has been named a Top Agency of the 2016 HomeCare Elite.

Freeman Home Care has been named a Top Agency of the 2016 HomeCare Elite. The list identifies the most successful home care providers in the United States. HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 and 500 overall.

To make the list, home care providers are judged on quality of care, quality improvement, patient experience, best practices implementation and financial management. Data for the list is based on information available to the public. Out of 9,406 agencies considered, 2,353 achieved HomeCare Elite status. Freeman Home Care has been named to the HomeCare Elite nine times and earned Top Agency Honors seven times.

Freeman Home Care has provided personalized home medical care for more than 30 years. Trained, CPR-certified professionals, including nurses, therapists, personal care aides and social workers, work closely with patients, families and physicians to develop individualized care plans to best meet the patient’s needs. Staff also provide infusion therapy, wound VAC (vacuum-assisted closure) therapy and total parenteral nutrition (intravenous feeding). Freeman Home Care serves Jasper, Newton, McDonald, Lawrence and Barry counties in Missouri. In Kansas, Freeman Home Care serves Cherokee County.

About Freeman Health System
Locally owned, not-for-profit and nationally recognized, Freeman Health System includes Freeman Hospital West, Freeman Hospital East, Freeman Neosho Hospital and Ozark Center – the area’s largest provider of behavioral health services – as well as two urgent care clinics, dozens of physician clinics and a variety of specialty services. For 2017, Freeman earned dozens of individual awards for medical excellence and patient safety from CareChex®, a quality rating system that helps consumers evaluate healthcare providers. U.S. News & World Report ranked Freeman one of the top Hospitals in Southwest Missouri more than four years in a row, and The Leapfrog Group awarded Freeman the highest grade possible in the Fall 2016 Hospital Patient Safety Score. With more than 300 physicians on staff representing more than 60 specialties, Freeman provides cancer care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopaedics, children’s services and women’s services. Additionally, Freeman is the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in a 70-mile radius. For more information, visit or or follow Freeman President and Chief Executive Officer Paula Baker at