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Saint Mary's Home Care receives HealthInsight Quality Award

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Quality award denotes Saint Mary's as top program in northern Nevada

RENO, Nev. – Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 – On Wednesday, Jan. 16 Saint Mary's Home Care was presented with the HealthInsight Quality Award 2012. The award program recognizes excellence in performance on the publicly reported Medicare core measures and the implementation of quality markers. Saint Mary's Home Care was the only program in northern Nevada to receive this top honor.

Agencies that receive the HealthInsight Quality Award rank in the 90th percentile, for a full year of data submitted, of all Home Health programs in the nation. In addition to achieving the percentile ranking, programs must also have zero deficiencies on their last State survey and demonstrate they have a process in place to review patient cases for quality.

"We are very proud to be the only program in northern Nevada to receive statewide recognition for our quality efforts," said Steve Estipona, director of Saint Mary's Home Care. "Our staff focuses entirely on our patients and making sure they have every resource available for successful rehabilitation. We go above and beyond to ensure our patients understand their treatment program and how we can aid them on the journey of healing."

Saint Mary's Home Care provides a convenient option for patient and families right in the comfort of their own home. Services are offered in northern Nevada, including rural communities, and range from intravenous drug and nutrition therapy to post-surgical follow-up including rehabilitation and terminal care. Additionally, a team of skilled professionals work collaboratively with other agencies to ensure patients receive a treatment program customized to their needs.

Saint Mary's Home Care has a dedicated team of caring professionals who provide services for patients living in northern Nevada, including all rural areas. To learn more, call 770-3046 or visit


Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center

Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center based in Reno, Nev. is a 380-bed acute care and general medical/surgical hospital providing quality patient care since 1908. Nationally recognized and accredited by the Joint Commission, Saint Mary's offers a robust line of services including a top-rated Center for Cancer featuring the region's only CyberKnife radiosurgery delivery system, state-of-the-art William N. Pennington Emergency Room and Senior ER and a Cardiology Program dedicated to long-term wellness. The health system also operates a fully-integrated Medical Group with six primary care offices, four urgent care facilities and two retail clinics and a state-of-the-art Center for Health & Fitness. As a long-standing community partner, Saint Mary's is dedicated to ensuring the health and wellness of northern Nevada remains strong. For more information, visit