Willowbrook Home Health Care

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Nashville, Tennessee (TN).

Willowbrook Home Health Care is a for-profit home care agency based at Park Elm Plaza 1451 Elm Hill Pike in Nashville, TN. The agency services an area over 9,300 square miles in size with over 1,720,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1981. A total of 65,066 Medicare visits were made to 2,393 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $10,465,044 for these services. 32 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $2,732 by Medicare for these services.

Willowbrook Home Health 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 have to be admitted to the hospital less often, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to get better at taking their medicines correctly, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

11/12/1981

Address

Park Elm Plaza 1451 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37210

Phone Number

(615) 366-6060

Service Areas

37010, 37011, 37013, 37014, 37015, 37016, 37018, 37019, 37020, 37022, 37024, 37025, 37027, 37029, 37031, 37032, 37033, 37034, 37035, 37036, 37037, 37040, 37042, 37043, 37046, 37047, 37048, 37049, 37051, 37052, 37055, 37060, 37061, 37062, 37064, 37065, 37066, 37067, 37068, 37069, 37070, 37072, 37073, 37074, 37075, 37076, 37080, 37082, 37083, 37085, 37086, 37087, 37090, 37091, 37098, 37101, 37110, 37115, 37116, 37121, 37122, 37127, 37128, 37129, 37130, 37133, 37135, 37137, 37138, 37141, 37143, 37144, 37146, 37148, 37149, 37150, 37152, 37153, 37160, 37165, 37166, 37167, 37172, 37174, 37179, 37181, 37183, 37185, 37186, 37187, 37188, 37189, 37190, 37191, 37201, 37203, 37204, 37205, 37206, 37207, 37208, 37209, 37210, 37211, 37212, 37213, 37214, 37215, 37216, 37217, 37218, 37219, 37220, 37221, 37228, 37334, 37349, 37355, 37357, 37388, 38401, 38402, 38451, 38464, 38468, 38472, 38474, 38476, 38478, 38482
* 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
Nashville
12 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Tennessee
136 (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
Nashville
11 (91.67%) Offer this Service
Tennessee
126 (92.65%) 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
Nashville
11 (91.67%) Offer this Service
Tennessee
125 (91.91%) 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
Nashville
11 (91.67%) Offer this Service
Tennessee
133 (97.79%) 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
Nashville
12 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Tennessee
130 (95.59%) 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
Nashville
11 (91.67%) Offer this Service
Tennessee
132 (97.06%) 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.

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59.00%
Nashville
66.91%
Tennessee
65.09%
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.

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63.00%
Nashville
69.91%
Tennessee
66.37%
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.

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34.00%
Nashville
46.09%
Tennessee
44.20%
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.

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55.00%
Nashville
65.73%
Tennessee
59.98%
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.

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23.00%
Nashville
23.64%
Tennessee
25.08%
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.

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Less Than 5.00%
Nashville
Less Than 5.00%
Tennessee
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.

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49.00%
Nashville
51.09%
Tennessee
46.82%
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.

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58.00%
Nashville
55.91%
Tennessee
54.95%
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.

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41.00%
Nashville
54.80%
Tennessee
48.74%
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.

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23.00%
Nashville
31.09%
Tennessee
33.68%
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.

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74.00%
Nashville
65.36%
Tennessee
63.65%
United States
63.67%

Unplanned Medical Care Related to a Wound

The percentage of patients who need unplanned medical care related to a wound that is new, is worse, or has become infected. A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

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81.00%
Nashville
81.55%
Tennessee
82.68%
United States
80.41%

Treatment Figures

Charts

HHA Patients

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

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2,393
Nashville Average
914
Tennessee Average
609
United States Average
398

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

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32
Nashville Average
60
Tennessee Average
490
United States Average
821

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
65,066
Nashville Average
26,961
Tennessee Average
22,809
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
$10,465,044
Nashville Average
$4,576,565
Tennessee Average
$3,115,829
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
$161
Nashville Average
$170
Tennessee Average
$137
United States Average
$135

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

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$2,732
Nashville Average
$3,617
Tennessee Average
$210,967
United States Average
$393,100

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
$4,373
Nashville Average
$5,006
Tennessee Average
$5,120
United States Average
$4,270

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$85
Nashville Average
$61
Tennessee Average
$431
United States Average
$479

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Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Nashville at a Glance

Nashville has a total population of 545,524, of which 120,669 are children under the age of 18 and 59,879 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.9.

Total Population:
545,524
Median Age:
33.9
Males:
264,095 (48.4%)
Female:
281,429 (51.6%)
Children (0-17):
120,669 (22.1%)
Adults (18-64):
364,976 (66.9%)
Seniors (65+):
59,879 (11.0%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Nashville
Married:
212,225 (38.9%)
Divorced:
58,495 (10.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Nashville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
25,774 (4.72%)
White:
359,581 (65.91%)
African American:
146,235 (26.81%)
Asian:
12,992 (2.38%)
Pacific Islander:
400 (0.07%)
Indian:
1,639 (0.30%)
Other:
13,677 (2.51%)
Two or More:
11,000 (2.02%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Nashville

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.34, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.34 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
11
Doctors:
4,825
Home Agencies:
12
Hospitals:
10
Nursing Homes:
14
Medical Suppliers:
183
Rehab Centers:
13

Wealth

The median family income is $48,448 while the median household income is $39,232. Roughly 12.69% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$48,448
Household Income:
$39,232
In Poverty:
12.69%

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