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SJ/C Home Health earns elite status
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St. Joseph’s/Candler Home Health has been named to the 2007 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the most successful Medicare-certified home health care providers in the United States. This annual review identifies the top 25 percent of agencies, ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvement and financial performance.

The 2007 HomeCare Elite also indicates those providers who are included in the Top 100 and Top 500 of providers nationwide. The data used for this analysis was compiled from publicly available information.

The 2007 HomeCare Elite is the only performance recognition of its kind in the home health industry. The 2007 HomeCare Elite is brought to the industry by OCS, Inc., the leading provider of health care informatics and DecisionHealth, publisher of home care’s most respected independent newsletter Home Health Line. The entire list of the 2007 HomeCare Elite agencies can be viewed by visiting the OCS Web site at

St. Joseph’s/Candler of Savannah ( is a national Magnet-designated facility for nursing excellence. Its comprehensive network includes centers of excellence for oncology, cardiovascular, neurosciences, women’s and children's services, orthopedics and a variety of other disease specialties.

Comprised of two of the oldest continuously operating hospitals in the United States, St. Joseph's Hospital and Candler Hospital, this not for profit health system is the largest in Southeast Georgia and the region's only faith based institution.  It has been recognized as a JCAHO certified Stroke Center and is the only network accredited facility in the region.