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Holton, KS [May 10, 2024] – In a prestigious acknowledgment of exceptional service and patient care, the Home Health & Hospice department at Holton Community Hospital (HCH) has been awarded the 2024 Hospice CAHPS Honors Elite Award. This marks the first time the agency has received this elite recognition, distinguishing it as the sole recipient in Kansas to achieve this status this year.

Hospice department receives Hospice Honors Elite Award for 2024

The Hospice CAHPS Honors Elite Award, presented by HEALTHCAREfirst, celebrates hospice agencies that consistently surpass national averages across all 24 quality measures in the Hospice Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey. ThisHCH Hospice Team awarded Hospice CAHPS Honors Elite annual survey evaluates patient and caregiver experiences, focusing on the quality and compassion of care provided. “Being recognized as a 2024 Hospice CAHPS Elite Award winner is a tremendous honor for our team. We were one of only three hospices recognized in the state, but the only one awarded at the elite level,” said Nicole Wilson, BSN, RN, Director of Community Services at HCH.

Since its inception in 2012, the Hospice CAHPS Honors program has served as a benchmark for excellence in hospice care. Agencies are selected based on their performance relative to a national standard, with the elite status reserved for those achieving top scores in every evaluated category. “Our team’s dedication to providing top-tier care and ensuring a compassionate experience for both patients and their caregivers has truly set us apart,” Wilson added.

This accolade not only underscores Holton Community Hospital’s commitment to its mission of delivering professionalism, compassion, and excellence in healthcare but also highlights its success in making a significant impact on the community it serves. For more information on the Hospice CAHPS Honors and Honors Elite Awards, including methodology and a full list of this year’s winners, visit HEALTHCAREfirst’s Hospice Honors page https://www.healthcarefirst.com/hospice-honors/

As HCH continues to lead in providing personalized, high-quality healthcare, this recognition from a respected industry leader further cements its role as a pillar in the healthcare community, not just in Holton, but across the state of Kansas.

To learn more about Holton Community Hospital’s Hospice program, and hear from the Director, Nicole Wilson, go to our webpage HERE.