DALLAS, TEXAS — Steward Home Care & Hospice, an AccentCare company, has been named to SouthCoast Media Group’s 2019 “Best of the Best” finalists among home health and hospice agencies in southeastern Massachusetts.
“Best of the Best” finalists are determined for a number of business categories, including health care services, by public votes from Southcoast’s publications’ 270,000 readers.
“I want to thank everyone who voted for Steward Home Care and to recognize our employees for all they do for our patients,” said Brian Swartz, Senior Vice President and General Manager. “The vote from the community means so much to me and to our dedicated employees making home health visits every day.”
The “Best of the Best” competition includes areas surrounding Steward Home Care & Hospice locations in Fall River and Westwood, Massachusetts, serving 14,000 home health and hospice patients annually.
“We are immensely proud that Steward Hospice was included in this honor,” said Chris Mitchell, Vice President and General Manager of Hospice for AccentCare. “Our focus continues to be on compassionate and quality care for patients and their families in the communities we serve.”
About Steward Home Care & Hospice
Steward Home Care & Hospice is owned by AccentCare, a nationwide leader in post-acute healthcare, with innovative partnerships and care models covering the full continuum from personal, non-medical care to skilled nursing, rehabilitation, hospice, and care management. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, AccentCare has over 24,000 compassionate professionals in more than 175 locations, collectively serving over 123,000 individuals across 16 states.
AccentCare has over 30 strategic partnerships with insurance companies, physician groups and major health systems, including joint venture companies branded as AccentCare Asante Home Health, AccentCare UCLA Health, AccentCare UC San Diego Health at Home, and Texas Home Health Group, an affiliation with Baylor Scott & White Health.
Among its distinctions, AccentCare has a 4.5-star quality rating for legacy home health agencies, many of which have earned the HomeCare Elite distinction. All legacy hospice locations are CHAP-accredited, many with designations from the We Honor Veterans program. Its approach to care, including proprietary RightPath disease-specific programs, leads the industry in avoidance of unplanned re-hospitalizations, faster starts of care, and quality performance.