LOCK HAVEN - Community Nursing Service of Clinton County and Honeywell HomMed, a global leader in telehealth and remote patient care, are collaborating to implement a comprehensive telehealth solution designed to streamline Community Nursing Service's employee workflows and improve overall patient care.
Telehealth monitoring will be an additional component of the Community Nursing Service's "Chronic Care Management Program."
The program is staffed by Advance Care Specialists, utilizing evidence-based guidelines in developing customized patient care plans that significantly decrease patient rehospitalizations .
Community Nursing Service has demonstrated its dedication to maintain high quality care for the community by establishing a new system wide Advance Care Specialist program to enhance the knowledge of the clinical staff.
"Providing quality care is part of our mission," said Kathy Witcoskie, quality improvement director for Community Nursing Service. "We are increasing our commitment to our community by enhancing an established program specially designed for the home health clinician."
"Community Nursing Service is committed to providing our patients with the best level of home health care possible," said M. Ellen Weaver, regional director for Community Nursing Service. "We continue to expand our health care programs to improve the quality of life for every patient we serve."
Community Nursing Service of Clinton County is part of VNA Health System, with offices in Harrisburg, Lewisburg, Lewistown, Shamokin and State College.
Community Nursing Service of Clinton County is a nonprofit, Medicare certified home healthcare agency providing quality, personalized and cost-effective healthcare for children and adults.
For more information about Community Nursing Service of Clinton County, visit www.vnahs.com or call 748-8511.