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AmeriCare (Fremont) is “Deficiency Free”!

Following a survey by the Ohio Department of Health, AmeriCare Home Health of Fremont became the fourth out of the six facilities affiliated to the SAI Group of companies that were surveyed in 2014, and scored “perfect” surveys. The State survey for re-certification concluded on September 25th. Prior to the Fremont facility, SAI group affiliated

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AmeriCare (Defiance) is “Deficiency- Free”!

Following a survey by the Ohio Department of Health, AmeriCare Home Health of Defiance, scored the third “perfect” survey in a row for the SAI Group of companies in 2014. The State Survey for re-certification that concluded on August 7th lasted over four days. The survey process involved multiple surveyors inspecting the company’s performance, and

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AmeriCare (Bryan) Awarded “Perfect” Survey

AmeriCare Home Health of Bryan was awarded a “deficiency free” survey by the Ohio Department of Health, Division of Quality Assurance. The State re-certification survey (that began on 07/21/2014 and concluded on 07/23/2014) found the home health company fully compliant with all applicable Medicare Program requirements. The survey evaluates how regulatory standards are met focusing

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Wells Presents at Conference in Japan

Drs. Joe Wells, and Jeffrey L. Crabtree co-presented a paper at the 16th International Conference of the World Federation of Occupational Therapy in Yokohama, Japan (June 18th- 21st, 2014). The paper was titled “Doctoral entry into the profession (OT): What’s happening in the United States of America and what are the international implications?”. Dr. Joe

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NW Ohio Contracts with AmeriCare to Provide Care Management Services

AmeriCare Home Health of Toledo and, the Northwest Ohio Accountable Care Organization (ACO), a joint venture of the Toledo Clinic and the University of Toledo Physicians, have collaborated to provide care management services to ACO’s beneficiaries that have, or are at high risk for emergency department (ED) utilizations. The program aims at improving quality and

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Health Program to Benefit Ottawa County Seniors

AmeriCare Home Health of Fremont and Ottawa County Commissioners have collaborated to provide beneficial health assessment and education services under a program known as the “60 Plus Program”. Funded through a grant program administered by the Ottawa County Senior Resource Department, the services are offered free of cost to all Ottawa County seniors aged sixty

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Home Care Clinical Decision Tools App Published

SAI Group published the “Home Care Clinical Decision Tools” in the form of an android app to be used by home health professionals to help guide and inform practice. The program includes the following features: • Full-text article search by keywords streamlined by home care disciplines (nursing, physical/ occupational/ speech therapies, and others) and disease/

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Wells’ Journal Article Published

Drs. Joe Wells and Jeffrey Crabtree’s article titled “Trends affecting entry level occupational therapy education in the United States of America and their probable global impact” was published in the Sept.-Dec. (2012) issue of the Indian Journal of Occupational Therapy, a peer-reviewed journal published by the All India Occupational Therapists’ Association. Dr. Joe Wells, OTD,

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Defiance office recognized by Chamber of Commerce

The Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce at its Annual Awards Banquet presented a business achievement award to AmeriCare Home Health of Defiance commemorating its ten years of service to the community. In 2002, AmeriCare Health Services, LLC, purchased and renamed the Defiance Home Health Agency,  a fully owned branch of the Bryan Home Health Agency

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Wells Nominated to Journal Editorial Boards

In 2012, Dr. Joe Wells was nominated to the editorial boards of the International Journal of Experimental Dental Science, and the Indian Journal of Occupational Therapy as a subject expert in community health, practice ethics and healthcare management. Dr. Wells is a registered/ licensed occupational therapist in Michigan and Ohio, and CEO/ co-owner of the