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Danbury Visiting Nurse Association named to the HomeCare Elite Top 500

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 - Danbury, CT

2010 HomeCare Elite, Top 500

Danbury Visiting Nurse Association today announced that it has been named one of the top 500 home health agencies in the country, according to the 2010 HomeCare Elite™. Now in its fifth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of home health agencies in the United States and further highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall. Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement, and financial performance.

“This is the fifth consecutive year that Danbury VNA has been named to the Home Care Elite and the fourth year in the top 500 list. This achievement, placing us in the top 4% of agencies nationwide, is extremely exciting and speaks volumes about the commitment Danbury VNA has to providing our patients with the highest level of quality care. This accomplishment truly takes a team effort on the part of our entire staff,” said Ann Faraguna, executive director of Danbury VNA.

“On the fifth anniversary of HomeCare Elite, DecisionHealth would like to congratulate all of the winners who have achieved excellent clinical and financial outcomes, especially during times of such drastic regulatory changes,” added Marci Heydt, executive editor of DecisionHealth’s Home Health Line.

The 2010 HomeCare Elite is the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health industry. The 2010 HomeCare Elite is brought to the industry by OCS HomeCare, the leading provider of homecare information, and DecisionHealth, publisher of home care’s most respected independent newsletter Home Health Line. The data used for this analysis were compiled from publicly available information.

Danbury Visiting Nurse Association provides nursing, therapy, medical social work and home health aide services to patients in the Greater Danbury area. The agency offers specialty services in the areas of cardiac care, wound care, infusion therapy, maternal child health, orthopedic rehabilitation, diabetes management and geriatric care as well as a variety of wellness programs to the community. To make a referral or for more information about Danbury VNA visit or call 203-792-4120.