Allegiance Home Health Agency Receives Michigan Award of Excellence
June 28, 2007
Jackson, MI—Allegiance Home Health Agency has received MPRO’s, Michigan’s Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), prestigious 2006 Michigan Award of Excellence for Improving Care in the Home Health Setting. The award recognizes organizations who are working to improve the quality and safety of care in decreasing acute care hospitalizations and improving the management of oral medications, the implementation of telehealth technology, and screenings for flu and pneumonia immunizations.
This marks the third year that MPRO has honored home health agencies statewide that are actively engaged in quality improvement initiatives. Recipients of the Michigan Award of Excellence showed notable improvement in quality measures designated as national health care priorities by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Allegiance Home Health Agency established a multidisciplinary team to spearhead improvement using proven, evidence-based practices to spur better outcomes.
“As Michigan’s QIO, MPRO is privileged to recognize home health agencies such as Allegiance Home Health, that are embracing quality improvement initiatives,” said Debra Moss, MD, MBA, president and CEO of MPRO. Dr. Moss added, “The Michigan Award of Excellence is a seal of quality that denotes a commitment to excellence and the delivery of high quality care.”