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Our Philadelphia Home Care Agency Receives DHS Award!

Home Care Nurses and Doctor Smiling
The Department of Human Services recently announced the awarding of nearly $8 million dollars in grant money to member agencies of the Pennsylvania Homecare Agency (PHA) to connect their Electronic Health Records (EHRs) to the statewide health information exchange. Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services was one of only six home care and hospice agencies in the state of Pennsylvania to receive the grant. Our Philadelphia home care agency will use the funding to upgrade our software programs and to provide training to other staff members. The funding will also enable Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services to integrate into the Keystone Health Information Exchange (KeyHIE), thus providing real-time notifications from over 20 hospitals in the Philadelphia area about patient admis...
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We were rated 5 Stars by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Again!

5 Star Reviews
CMS established the Home Health Compare (HHC) website on Medicare.gov< http://medicare.gov/ > as a key tool for consumers to use when choosing a home health care provider. It is designed to be an easy-to-access, convenient source of authoritative information on provider quality. Please go to https://www.medicare.gov/homehealthcompare/search.html . On 4/11/18, CMS Home Health compare website updated its quarterly data. Once again, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS) is rated 5 Stars. Since CMS launched Home Health Compare Website July 2015, DMHHSS has been rate 5 Stars nine out of ten rating periods. The only exception was October 2015 when DMHHSS was rated 4.5 Stars. This is an outstanding achievement and join me in congratulating the DMHHSS staff on their exc...
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Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services is RATED 5 Stars Again

5 Star Reviews
 CMS established the Home Health Compare (HHC) website on Medicare.gov as a key tool for consumers to use when choosing a home health care provider. It is designed to be an easy-to-access, convenient source of authoritative information on provider quality. Please go to https://www.medicare.gov/homehealthcompare/search.html . On 10/25/17, CMS Home Health compare website updated its quarterly data. Once again, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS) is rated 5 Stars. Since CMS launched Home Health Compare Website July 2015, DMHHSS has been rate 5 Stars eight out of nine rating periods. The only exception was October 2015 when DMHHSS was rated 4.5 Stars. This is an outstanding achievement and join me in congratulating the DMHHSS staff on their excellent quality of pat...
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Lieutenant Governor Michael J Stack III Congratulates Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services

Pennsylvania State Capitol Building
Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS)'s representatives (Stanley Rynkiewicz, Administrator, Irene Dudley, Clinical Director, Gina Grosh, Oasis/Coding Manager, Kathleen Liggins, Private Duty Manager, Riley Roberts Marketing and Sales Director and Matthew Mortka, Community Liaiso...
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PHA’s Pre-Lobby Day Dinner at Duke’s Restaurant in Wormleysburg, PA

Pre Lobby Day Dinner
Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC representatives (Stanley Rynkiewicz, Administrator, Irene Dudley, Clinical Director, Gina Grosh, Oasis/Coding Manager, Kathleen Liggins, Private Duty Manager, Riley Roberts Marketing and Sales Director and Matthew Mortka, Community Liaison) were excited for Pennsylvania Home Care Associations (PHA)'s Lobby Day in Harrisburg at the State Capitol on April 25, 2017. Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services ​ Administrator, PHA Board Member, and PHA Lobby Day Team 43 Leader, Stanley Rynkiewicz RN, MSN, WCC, DWC, NHA brought his team to PHA's Pre Lobby Day Dinner Monday April 24, 2017 at Duke's Restaurant in Wormleysburg, PA. It was awesome to see State Representatives in attendance representing their districts to speak to the home care le...
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Forum Honoring Direct Care Worker Nominees for the 2017 Pennsylvania Direct Care Worker of the Year Award

Diane Scott - Nominee
On Tuesday, April 4 th Kate Liggins, Private Duty Manager, and Diane Scott, full time Certified Nursing Assistant, attended a forum honoring the 164 direct care workers that were nominated by their organization as the 2017 Pennsylvania Direct Care Worker of the Year Award. All nominees were invited to the Forum today, all expenses paid, for lunch, training and the presentation of the award by Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne. This unique event, which is sponsored by the Department of Aging, PHA, and Preferred Benefit Consultants, featured lunch and training and ended with the surprise announcement of direct care worker of the year. Guest speakers included Leigh Weintraub, an innovative pioneer in the world of personal transformation and moving people toward their peak performance and also...
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Once Again Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC is RATED 5 Stars

5 Star Reviews
Today, October 19, 2016, CMS Home Health compare website updated its quarterly data (see below screen shots for details). Once again Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS) is rated 5 Stars. Since CMS launched Home Health Compare Website last July DMHHSS has been rate 5 Stars fou...
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Home Health Compare 5 Star Rating Celebration at Gallo's Seafood Restaurant in Philadelphia

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We would like to thank everyone who made it out to our Home Health Compare 5 Star Rating Celebration at Gallo's Seafood on September 15th. We are extremely excited about being named Philadelphia's 5 Star Rated Home Care agency. 

Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services Once Again Named 5 Star Agency!

Named OCS 5 Star Agency
The Pennsylvania Homecare Association is pleased to announce that member agency Deer Meadows Home Health & Support Services, LLC in Philadelphia has earned 5 stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) through a new rating system for home health care providers. The Home Hea...
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Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC, awarded CHAP Accreditation

Community Health Accreditation Program
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — 3/14/16— Community Health Accreditation Partner, Inc., (CHAP) announced today that Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC, has been awarded CHAP Accreditation under the CHAP Core, Private Duty and Home Health Standards of Excellence. CHAP Accreditation demons...
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2015 OCS Home Care Elite Announced

2015 OCS Homecare Elite
A total of 76 agencies, more than 13% of Pennsylvania's 553 home health agencies, were named to the 2015 Home Care Elite, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States developed by OCS Home Care by National Research Corporation. Now celebrating its 10th...
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We Achieve 5-STAR Quality Rating from Home Health Compare!

5 Star Reviews
Dear Stanley, I want to personally congratulate Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC for achieving a 5-star quality rating on Home Health Compare. We at the Pennsylvania Homecare Association (PHA) commend your ongoing commitment to providing excellent quality care, as is evidenced from...
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