According to national patient satisfaction surveys, Livingston HealthCare
Home Health is ranked among the top 25 percent of home health programs
nationwide. Surveys submitted in 2015-16 show high marks in patient care,
communication and likelihood of recommendation to peers. The surveys are
conducted by Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and
Systems (HHCAHPS), a standardized, publicly reported survey of patients'
perspectives of home health care.
LHC Home Health team is made up of nurses, physical, occupational, and
speech therapists; nurses, a social worker and home health aide. This
team visits homebound patients who have been recently discharged from
the hospital for doctor-prescribed treatments that may include: ongoing
therapy, wound care, fall prevention, cardiopulmonary assessments, chronic
disease education, and catheter management.
In 2015-16, LHC Home Health estimates their health team visited 6,123 patients
in Park County from Wilsall to Cooke City, covering over 35,000 miles
in rugged terrain.
LHC CEO Bren Lowe says the designation is evidence of the organization’s
overall commitment to patient care. “The care we provide our patients
doesn’t end when they are discharged. In vast, rural areas like
Park County, ongoing communication and follow-up care can significantly
impact the likelihood that our patients will continue to get and stay
About Livingston HealthCare: Livingston HealthCare is a nonprofit, 25-bed critical access hospital with
a Level 4 Community Trauma Facility, a multispecialty provider clinic,
as well as rehabilitation, and home-based services. Livingston HealthCare
is an affiliate of Billings Clinic.
Jocelyn Stott, Marketing and Communications Manager