Worcester home health care provider Century Homecare has partnered with Quinsigamond Community College to train 20 of its home health aides as nurses and eventually, RNs.
The company, which provides home health care statewide, and the Commonwealth have invested about…read more
In a recent article in Forbes Magazine, Century Homecare was used as a prime example of a company that utilizes diversity in order to boost the local economy. Century’s founders, James Njoroge (CEO), and Julius Kihumba (CFO), both immigrants from Kenya, have welcomed Worcester’s African, Hispanic, and other ethnic communities with open arms. Our staff and our clients represent a wide array of cultural backgrounds and as such, Century has been able to provide much-needed health care services to a population which may not otherwise have been adequately served. James and Julius, like many other immigrants in our country, have a vision to provide a quality service to their community and are making that vision a reality. …
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Century Homecare Ranked Top Homecare Provider in Central Massachusetts by Medicare
Worcester, MA — April 24, 2015 — Data released by Medicare ranks Century Homecare as one of the top performers in the state and 2nd in Central Massachusetts. Century Homecare’s 13% re-hospitalization rate for the 4th quarter of 2014 was well below the state average of 17%. Medicare continuously tracks re-hospitalization rates by provider and releases quarterly rankings.
Hospital readmission figures are a closely watched measure of performance. Many hospitals and inpatient facilities incur financial penalties when their patients are readmitted soon after discharge. Hospitals rely on homecare providers like Century to provide quality care at …