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Freeman Home Care Named to HomeCare Elite

November 06, 2017

Recognition spotlights performance and outcomes.

For the 10th time, Freeman Home Care earns HomeCare Elite status. HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 and 500 overall.

Compiled by ABILITY® Network and DecisionHealth, the HomeCare Elite review is an annual rating of the nation’s most successful home care providers. 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 9,064 agencies considered, 2,268 achieved HomeCare Elite status.

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, total parenteral nutrition (intravenous feeding), post-operative care, medication management, catheter care and cardiopulmonary disease management. Freeman Home Care serves Jasper, Newton, McDonald, Lawrence and Barry counties in Missouri. In Kansas, Freeman Home Care serves Cherokee County and parts of Crawford 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. In 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. The Leapfrog Group awarded Freeman the highest grade possible in the Fall 2017 Hospital Patient Safety Score. With more than 300 physicians on staff representing more than 70 specialties, Freeman provides cancer care, heart 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