Visiting Nurse Health System

5775 glenridge drive, ne, suite e200AtlantaGA30328
3 Star CMS Rating
75%
Patient Recommended
4 Star Patient Rating

Services

Types of services offered to patients
Offers Nursing Care Services
Offers Home Health Aide Services
Offers Physical Therapy Services
Offers Occupational Therapy Services
Offers Speech Pathology Services
Offers Medical Social Services

Ratings

HHCAHPS Survey Result Star Ratings
3
HHCAHPS Survey Summary Star Rating
3
Star Rating for health team gave care in a professional way
87
Percent of patients who reported that their home health team communicated well with them
3
Star Rating for health team communicated well with them
83
Percent of patients who reported that their home health team communicated well with them
3
Star Rating team discussed medicines, pain, and home safety
80
Percent of patients who reported that their home health team discussed medicines, pain, and home safety with them
4
Star Rating for how patients rated overall care from agency
83
Percent of patients who gave their home health agency a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
75
Percent of patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the home health agency to friends and family
550
Number of completed surveys
19
Response rate

Quality Measures

HHCAHPS Process Quality Measures
95.5
How often the home health team began their patients' care in a timely manner
99.8
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
99.7
How often the home health team checked patients' risk of falling
97.8
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
84.7
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season
87.3
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
94.2
With diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor's orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
78
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
81.2
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
79.9
How often patients got better at bathing
84
How often patients' breathing improved
93.4
How often patients' wounds improved or healed after an operation
75.2
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
16.9
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
13.5
How often patients receiving home health care needed urgent, unplanned care in the ER without being admitted
98.2
How often physician-recommended actions to address medication issues were completely timely
0.03
Changes in skin integrity post-acute care: pressure ulcer/injury

Patient Outcome Statistics

Rates of Discharge to Community and Potentially Preventable Readmissions
3,276
Observed Number of Discharges to Community
4,171
Number of Eligible Stays for DTC Measure
78.54
Observed Discharge to Community Rate
86.94
Risk-Standardized Discharge to Community Rate
85.69
Lower Limit of the 95% Confidence Interval on the Risk- Standardized Discharge to Community Rate
1
DTC Comparative Performance Category

Better Than National Rate

162
Observed Number of Potentially Preventable Readmissions Following Discharge
3,735
Number of Eligible Stays for PPR Measure
4.34
Observed Potentially Preventable Readmissions Rate
3.78
Risk-Standardized Potentially Preventable Readmissions Rate
3.24
Lower Limit of the 95% Confidence Interval on the Risk- Standardized Potentially Preventable Readmissions Rate
4.3
Upper Limit of the 95% Confidence Interval on the Risk- Standardized Potentially Preventable Readmissions Rate
2
PPR Comparative Performance Category

Same As National Rate

0.99
How much Medicare spends on an episode of care at this agency, compared to Medicare spending across all agencies nationally
5,933
Number of episodes of care used to calculate how much Medicare spends on an episode of care at this agency, compared to Medicare spending across all agencies nationally

Service Area

Areas Served by the Home Health Agency
Acworth, GA
30101, 30102
Alpharetta, GA
30004, 30005, 30009, 30022, 30023
Atlanta, GA
30303, 30305, 30306, 30307, 30308, 30309, 30310, 30311, 30312, 30313, 30314, 30315, 30316, 30317, 30318, 30319, 30324, 30326, 30327, 30328, 30329, 30331, 30336, 30337, 30338, 30339, 30340, 30341, 30342, 30344, 30345, 30346, 30349, 30350, 30354, 30360, 30363
Austell, GA
30106, 30168
Avondale Estates, GA
30002
Ball Ground, GA
30107
Buford, GA
30518, 30519
Canton, GA
30114, 30115
Clarkston, GA
30021
Conley, GA
30288
Conyers, GA
30012, 30013, 30094
Covington, GA
30014, 30016
Cumming, GA
30028, 30040, 30041
Dacula, GA
30019
Decatur, GA
30030, 30032, 30033, 30034, 30035
Duluth, GA
30096, 30097
Ellenwood, GA
30294
Fairburn, GA
30213
Fayetteville, GA
30214, 30215
Forest Park, GA
30297
Grayson, GA
30017
Griffin, GA
30223, 30224
Hampton, GA
30228
Jonesboro, GA
30236, 30238
Kennesaw, GA
30144, 30152
Lawrenceville, GA
30043, 30044, 30045, 30046
Lilburn, GA
30047
Lithonia, GA
30038, 30058
Locust Grove, GA
30248
Loganville, GA
30052
Mableton, GA
30126
Marietta, GA
30008, 30060, 30062, 30064, 30066, 30067, 30068
McDonough, GA
30252, 30253
Monroe, GA
30656
Morrow, GA
30260
Norcross, GA
30071, 30093
Oxford, GA
30054
Palmetto, GA
30268
Peachtree City, GA
30269
Peachtree Corners, GA
30092
Powder Springs, GA
30127
Rex, GA
30273
Riverdale, GA
30274, 30296
Roswell, GA
30075, 30076
Scottdale, GA
30079
Sharpsburg, GA
30277
Smyrna, GA
30080, 30082
Snellville, GA
30039, 30078
Social Circle, GA
30025
Stockbridge, GA
30281
Stone Mountain, GA
30083, 30087, 30088
Suwanee, GA
30024
Tucker, GA
30084
Union City, GA
30291
Woodstock, GA
30188, 30189