ThedaCare At Home Wins National Award

Named One of the Top Home Medical Equipment Providers in Nation

ThedaCare is one of the nation’s best Home Medical Equipment (HME) providers.

ThedaCare At Home, a provider of home care services in 10 counties throughout Northeastern Wisconsin, received a 2013 HME Excellence Award at the HME Business Summit last month in St. Louis. A panel of judges ranked winners based on an analysis of sales growth, staffing levels, community involvement, quality control measures, and accreditations in place for the company.

“We are honored to be recognized as the third top HME provider in the nation,” said Randy Lutz, ThedaCare At Home’s manager of HME and Support Services. “Our employees’ dedication to quality outcomes and compassion in caring for the community encourages us to pursue positive healthcare change and improvement.”

ThedaCare At Home places a strong focus on the customer and is dedicated to internal improvements that offer quality care at the lowest cost and judges recognized that in giving the award, Lutz said.

ThedaCare At Home has received numerous recognitions in the past six years as one of the fastest growing and best performing home care agencies in the nation. ThedaCare At Home provides a continuum of home care services, including skilled nursing, home and residential hospice care, respiratory services, infusion therapy, home medical equipment, rehab and mobility, remote monitoring and other specialty services. ThedaCare At Home serves more than 17,000 patients in 10 counties, including Outagamie, Winnebago, Calumet, Brown, Green Lake, Waushara, Waupaca, Shawano, Menominee, and Oconto counties. There are more than 300 employees, including 150 licensed health care professionals in 15 different specialties. ThedaCare At Home also operates Cherry Meadows Hospice and the ThedaCare Hospice Residence on the Peabody–Heritage campus in Appleton.

ThedaCare™ is a community health system consisting of five hospitals: Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, New London Family Medical Center, Shawano Medical Center, and Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. ThedaCare also includes ThedaCare Physicians, ThedaCare Behavioral Health, and ThedaCare at Home. ThedaCare is one of the largest employer in Northeast Wisconsin with more than 6,175 employees. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.