We’re pleased that facilities applying our technology to reduce airborne pathogens and prevent infection outbreaks have received the U.S. News & World Report five star rating.
Chicago (PRWEB) April 10, 2014
Novaerus, a company that improves the business and quality of healthcare through the application of airborne pathogen prevention technology, today announced that U.S. News & World Report has recognized fourteen Novaerus customers as among the best nursing homes in the country.
Each year, U.S. News & World Report completes a review and rating of nearly 16,000 nursing homes in the United States. The research and data evaluates quality measures, nursing home safety, health inspections, staffing and other factors. The research also includes the five-star rating.
Novaerus customers that received this rating and recognition include:
- Ave Maria – Jamestown, N.D.
- Columbia Health and Rehab – Columbia, Ala.
- Eden Spring Nursing and Rehab Center – Crawfordville, Fla.
- Floridean Nursing Home – Miami, Fla.
- Hialeah Shores Nursing and Rehabilitation – Miami, Fla.
- Indigo Manor – Daytona Beach, Fla.
- Miami Shores Nursing and Rehab Center – Miami, Fla.
- Oasis Health and Rehabilitation Center – Lake Worth, Fla.
- Orchard Park – Centennial, CO
- Riverside Care Center – Miami, Fla.
- The Manor at Blue Water Bay – Niceville, Fla.
- Susana Wesley Health Center – Hialeah, Fla.
- West Gables Health Care Center – Miami, Fla.
- Westminster Towers – Bradenton, Fla.
“Airborne infections have a significant impact on the economic, clinical, environmental and marketing aspects of a nursing home,” said John Grondin, Executive Vice President of Sales, Novaerus. “Our customers recognize that the pathway to improved business results is through improvements in quality of care. That includes taking steps such as implementing the Novaerus technology to reduce the presence of airborne pathogens and working to lower re-hospitalization rates. Our customers work hard to improve the quality of care to their residents and take many steps to prevent infections. We’re pleased that facilities applying our technology to reduce airborne pathogens and prevent infection outbreaks have received the U.S. News & World Report five star rating.”
According to Avery Comagrow, U.S. News & World Report’s health rankings editor, the number of homes achieving the magazine’s five star rating is growing as more homes are taking steps to improve the quality of care.
“It speaks to care that is steadily becoming more skilled,” added Comagrow.
“Managing the cost of care of an elderly loved one is a challenge millions of Americans face each year,” said Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer of U.S. News & World Report. “We hope our Best Nursing Homes ratings advice and tools help them make this important decision.”
Novaerus improves the business and quality of health care with its airborne infection prevention technology. Novaerus scrubs the air using a unique plasma field to reduce airborne infections and enable long-term care facilities to maintain and improve census, a top financial and clinical priority. Novaerus clients should expect a 3-5x return on investment including hard cost reductions, reduced re-hospitalizations, and reduced antibiotic usage within one year of implementing the Novaerus technology. For more information, visit http://www.novaerus.com.