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Agency of the Month

AOTM logoAll HHQI National Campaign participants have the opportunity to enter our Agency of the Month (AOTM) contest. Just scroll down to the bottom of this page to submit your nomination. If you are selected as our Agency of the Month, your organization’s logo will be prominently featured here; on the front page of this website; and in HHQI Inside Edition, our monthly e-newsletter that reaches more than 12,000 subscribers. Your achievement will also be shared via HHQI's social media channels and archived on our list of past honorees.

Current Agency of the Month

VNA Somerset Hills logo

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"The VNA of Somerset Hills is honored and proud to be named HHQI’s Agency of the Month. The Home Health Quality Improvement Campaign has long been our guide for best practices, patient education, and performance improvement resources. Among the vast array of resources available through HHQI, we commonly use the reporting tools to collect and analyze data, the best practice interventions to guide our QAPI projects, and the patient education tools. We find these help us develop processes that target specific areas for intervention, as well as manage our chronically ill patients while supporting patient autonomy in their recovery.

Our success in reducing hospitalization rates and improving medication management can be attributed to the efforts of our outstanding clinical staff. They accurately assess each patient for risks and improvement potential and provide personalized interventions that help patients regain independence. This independence, whether alone or with the assistance of a caregiver, is key to reducing avoidable hospitalizations. A patient who can manage their own medications, identify symptoms and issues, and complete their activities of daily living safely and effectively is much less likely to be hospitalized.  

In addition to our field staff, our committed managers and leadership provide the support, education, and tools to ensure that our patients receive the high quality care they have come to expect from our agency. Coupled with the resources available through HHQI, we have been able to realize excellent outcomes and provide value to our referral sources and care partners."

Rita Truex
Director of Quality Care Management
VNA of Somerset Hills

Be in the spotlight.

Would you like the chance to show the nation how committed to quality improvement your home health agency is? Then you’ve come to the right place. The Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) National Campaign will randomly select a home health Agency of the Month (AOTM) each month demonstrating Examples of Excellence from all completed entries. Please see the disclaimer below for more information on eligibility requirements.

The agency selected as AOTM will be notified by e-mail and awarded certificate of recognition indicating this distinction. Additionally, the agency's name, logo, website link, and a short quote will be featured on the HHQI website and in the HHQI Inside Edition e-newsletter.

Wouldn’t your supervisor be thrilled to see your agency on a national stage? Of course he or she would. So, let’s get started now. Using the form below, please tell us how your agency is improving the quality of care your home health patients receive. While describing, consider what changes your agency has made to improve the overall quality of care you deliver to patients.

All fields must be completed to be eligible for the HHQI Agency of the Month drawing but you only need to complete this once.  Your entry will be “rolled over” to the following months if your agency is not selected. If you have any questions, please contact us at Thank you for being part of the HHQI National Campaign. Your participation is impacting what matters most: the quality of care patients receive.
Disclaimer: Participants closest to the National Risk Adjusted ACH 20th Percentile and / or the National Risk Adjusted Oral Medication Improvement 80th percentile (or better)  demonstrating active participation in the current HHQI National Campaign are eligible for random selection as HHQI AOTM.  To see your current rates, log in to HHQI Data Access.  If your agency is currently below the threshold, please monitor your HHQI Data  reports monthly to confirm eligibility. Reports are updated around the 23rd of each month.
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