Good Heart Home Care

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Park Ridge, Illinois (IL).

Good Heart Home Care is a for-profit home care agency based at 1550 North Northwest Highway Suite 204B in Park Ridge, IL. The agency services an area over 1,400 square miles in size with over 5,570,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2005. A total of 11,238 Medicare visits were made to 349 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $2,177,270 for these services.

Good Heart Home Care offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at getting in and out of bed, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, have urgent unplanned medical care less often, and stay at home after home health care ends, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to get better at walking or moving around, have improvement in bladder control, and get better at taking their medicines correctly, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

08/04/2005

Address

1550 North Northwest Highway Suite 204B
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Phone Number

(847) 635-0500

Geographic Coordinates

42.035601, -87.865661
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

60004, 60005, 60007, 60008, 60010, 60013, 60014, 60015, 60016, 60018, 60020, 60022, 60025, 60026, 60031, 60035, 60048, 60053, 60056, 60060, 60061, 60062, 60067, 60068, 60069, 60070, 60073, 60076, 60077, 60078, 60089, 60090, 60091, 60093, 60096, 60101, 60103, 60104, 60106, 60107, 60108, 60110, 60118, 60120, 60123, 60126, 60131, 60133, 60137, 60139, 60140, 60142, 60143, 60148, 60153, 60155, 60160, 60162, 60163, 60164, 60172, 60174, 60175, 60176, 60181, 60185, 60188, 60191, 60193, 60194, 60195, 60201, 60202, 60203, 60304, 60402, 60419, 60426, 60430, 60435, 60438, 60440, 60443, 60451, 60453, 60458, 60462, 60465, 60482, 60513, 60515, 60516, 60517, 60526, 60555, 60561, 60606, 60608, 60609, 60612, 60613, 60614, 60616, 60617, 60618, 60619, 60620, 60621, 60622, 60623, 60624, 60625, 60626, 60628, 60629, 60630, 60631, 60632, 60634, 60636, 60638, 60639, 60640, 60641, 60643, 60644, 60645, 60646, 60647, 60651, 60652, 60653, 60655, 60656, 60657, 60659, 60660, 60673, 60706, 60707, 60712, 60714, 60804, 60827, 61336
* Zip codes where this agency provide services.

Services

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Nursing Care Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers nursing care services. Services are performed by a registered or licensed nurse. Typically, these services are only provided when; a physician orders this type of care, care must be provided on an intermittent or hourly basis, care is reasonable and necessary for the treatment of the patient's illness or injury, and the care is not custodial in nature.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Park Ridge
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Cook County
275 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Illinois
478 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8,789 (100.00%) Offer this Service

Occupational Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers occupational therapy services. This service attempts to improve the patient's abilities in daily living, increase awareness of body and surroundings, improve recognition, and teach techniques to simplify tasks.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Park Ridge
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Cook County
267 (97.09%) Offer this Service
Illinois
460 (96.23%) Offer this Service
United States
7,902 (89.91%) Offer this Service

Speech Pathology Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers speech pathology services. Care givers assess, diagnose, and treat the patient's illnesses and disabilities effecting their speech, language, voice, swallowing, and cognitive communications.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Park Ridge
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Cook County
261 (94.91%) Offer this Service
Illinois
445 (93.10%) Offer this Service
United States
7,452 (84.79%) Offer this Service

Physical Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers physical therapy services. Services may be provided by nurses, therapists, social workers or home health aides. Typical sessions are one hour in length and are on a one to one basis between the patient and the care giver. A mobile clinic or portable treatment equipment may be used.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Park Ridge
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Cook County
273 (99.27%) Offer this Service
Illinois
472 (98.74%) Offer this Service
United States
8,535 (97.11%) Offer this Service

Medical Social Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers medical social services. This service helps each patient cope with social, psychological, and medical issues arising from an illness or injury. Care givers often act as a mediator between the patient, family, medical personnel, and community.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Park Ridge
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Cook County
261 (94.91%) Offer this Service
Illinois
433 (90.59%) Offer this Service
United States
7,155 (81.41%) Offer this Service

Home Health Aide Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers home health aide services. Aides provide housekeeping, personal care, and dietary services. Typically, records are kept of the services provided and the patient's condition.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
Park Ridge
6 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Cook County
271 (98.55%) Offer this Service
Illinois
469 (98.12%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

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Less Pain when Moving Around

The percentage of patients who have less pain when moving around. This measure identifies the frequency that pain interferes with a patients' activities. [1] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
62.00%
Park Ridge
67.00%
Cook County
67.84%
Illinois
65.42%
United States
61.85%

Better at Bathing

The percentage of patients who get better at bathing. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely bathe their entire body in the shower or bath tub. [2] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
62.00%
Park Ridge
57.00%
Cook County
64.72%
Illinois
63.01%
United States
62.13%

Taking Medicine Correctly

The percentage of patients who get better at taking their medicines correctly by mouth. This measure identifies patients' ability to prepare and take oral medications reliably and safely with the correct dosage and at the appropriate intervals. [3] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
33.00%
Park Ridge
28.83%
Cook County
44.98%
Illinois
43.52%
United States
40.05%

Short of Breath Less Often

The percentage of patients who are short of breath less often. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
53.00%
Park Ridge
50.50%
Cook County
57.02%
Illinois
58.06%
United States
57.09%

Urgent Unplanned Medical Care

The percentage of patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care. This measure identifies if patients received any unscheduled visits to emergency medical services other than home care agency services. [4] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
15.00%
Park Ridge
23.67%
Cook County
19.91%
Illinois
21.22%
United States
22.74%

Wounds Improved or Healed

The percentage of patients whose wounds improved or healed after an operation. This measure assesses patients' improvement in the status of their most problematic, and observable, surgical wound. [9] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
Less Than 5.00%
Park Ridge
Less Than 5.00%
Cook County
Less Than 5.00%
Illinois
Less Than 5.00%
United States
Less Than 5.00%

Better at Walking or Moving Around

The percentage of patients who get better at walking or moving around. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely ambulate or propel themselves in a wheelchair over a variety of different surfaces. [5] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
29.00%
Park Ridge
35.67%
Cook County
37.18%
Illinois
38.65%
United States
39.81%

Better at Getting In and Out of Bed

The percentage of patients who get better at getting in and out of bed. The measure identifies patients' ability to safely transfer themselves in a variety of different situations. For a bedfast patient, the ability to turn and position themselves in bed is evaluated. For a patient who is not confined to a bed, the measure identifies the ability to get in and out of bed, to get on and off a toilet, and to move into and out of a bath tub or shower. [6] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
Park Ridge
55.20%
Cook County
45.69%
Illinois
49.18%
United States
50.57%

Bladder Control Improvement

The percentage of patients whose bladder control improves. This measure assesses patients whose urinary incontinence improved. [8] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
38.00%
Park Ridge
42.50%
Cook County
50.77%
Illinois
49.54%
United States
46.56%

Admittance to the Hospital

The percentage of patients who had to be admitted to the hospital. This measure identifies patients who were admitted to a hospital for 24 hours or more while under the care of a home health agency. [7] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
15.00%
Park Ridge
28.00%
Cook County
34.53%
Illinois
32.36%
United States
31.95%

Stay at Home After Care

The percentage of patients who stay at home after an episode of home health care ends. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
81.00%
Park Ridge
69.00%
Cook County
60.90%
Illinois
63.38%
United States
63.67%

Treatment Figures

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HHA Patients

The number of home health agency patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
349
Park Ridge Average
213
Cook County Average
337
Illinois Average
385
United States Average
398

HHA Visits to Patients

The number of home health agency visits made to patients by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
11,238
Park Ridge Average
5,632
Cook County Average
9,448
Illinois Average
9,424
United States Average
12,553

Financials

Charts

Medicare HHA Payments

The total home health agency associated Medicare Parts A & B payments made to this provider in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$2,177,270
Park Ridge Average
$1,113,929
Cook County Average
$1,714,377
Illinois Average
$1,627,914
United States Average
$1,698,103

Medicare Payments Per HHA Visit

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency visit in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$194
Park Ridge Average
$198
Cook County Average
$181
Illinois Average
$173
United States Average
$135

Medicare Payments Per HHA Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency patient in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$6,239
Park Ridge Average
$5,242
Cook County Average
$5,088
Illinois Average
$4,228
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

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    Prime Care Resource, Inc
    Located 0.23 miles away in Park Ridge at 1420 Renaissance Drive Suite 410.
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    Located 0.56 miles away in Des Plaines at 2514 East Ballard Road.
  5. Home Care Agency
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    Located 1.03 miles away in Park Ridge at 2604 Dempster Avenue Suite 407.
Note: There are a total of 228 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Park Ridge at a Glance

Park Ridge has a total population of 37,775, of which 9,266 are children under the age of 18 and 7,421 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 42.5.

Total Population:
37,775
Median Age:
42.5
Males:
17,902 (47.4%)
Female:
19,873 (52.6%)
Children (0-17):
9,266 (24.5%)
Adults (18-64):
21,088 (55.8%)
Seniors (65+):
7,421 (19.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Park Ridge
Married:
19,171 (50.8%)
Divorced:
1,759 (4.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Park Ridge
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,113 (2.95%)
White:
36,031 (95.38%)
African American:
90 (0.24%)
Asian:
1,004 (2.66%)
Pacific Islander:
18 (0.05%)
Indian:
24 (0.06%)
Other:
329 (0.87%)
Two or More:
279 (0.74%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Park Ridge

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.22, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.22 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
649
Home Agencies:
6
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
12
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $87,795 while the median household income is $73,154. Roughly 2.41% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$87,795
Household Income:
$73,154
In Poverty:
2.41%

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