ONLEY, Va. – Riverside Shore Home Health (RSHH) is among three Riverside Health System practices that were named a Top Agency of the 2017 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States.

Today’s announcement marks the eighth time that RSHH was has been in the top 25 percent of the nearly ten thousand home health agencies in the country. It has ranked among the top 500 performers for the past five years. Riverside Home Health and Riverside Tappahannock Home Health also received recognition.

“The Riverside Care Difference – caring for others as we would care for own loved ones – is something that our entire team takes very seriously,” Jennifer Shelton Barnes, manager of RSHH. “Their commitment and experience shows in the care they provide, and it is further validated by our placement on the HomeCare Elite ratings.”

Agencies on the HomeCare Elite list are rated according to publicly available performance measures that include quality outcomes, implementation of proven best practices, patient experience, quality improvement and consistency, and financial performance. The rating underscores Riverside’s mission to be a safety, quality and service leader in the country.

For details on how RSHH compares with other agencies and with state and national benchmarks on performance measures, visit medicare.gov/homehealthcompare.

The entire list of 2017 HomeCare Elite agencies can be downloaded by visiting the ABILITY Network website at abilitynetwork.com/homecare-elite.