Gentiva Health Services

Detailed report on the home care agency located in West Allis, Wisconsin (WI).

Gentiva Health Services is a for-profit home care agency based at 10909 W Greenfield Avenue in West Allis, WI. The agency services an area over 1,400 square miles in size with over 1,490,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1990. A total of 7,602 Medicare visits were made to 363 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,249,309 for these services.

Gentiva Health Services offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are not as likely to get better at walking or moving around, get better at getting in and out of bed, and have less pain when moving around, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

05/04/1990

Address

10909 W Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214

Phone Number

(414) 257-1156

Geographic Coordinates

43.016345, -88.048957
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

53005, 53007, 53012, 53018, 53021, 53022, 53024, 53027, 53029, 53033, 53037, 53040, 53045, 53051, 53066, 53072, 53074, 53076, 53086, 53089, 53090, 53092, 53094, 53095, 53097, 53110, 53121, 53122, 53129, 53130, 53132, 53146, 53149, 53150, 53151, 53154, 53172, 53186, 53188, 53189, 53201, 53202, 53204, 53205, 53206, 53207, 53208, 53209, 53210, 53211, 53212, 53213, 53214, 53215, 53216, 53217, 53218, 53219, 53220, 53221, 53222, 53223, 53224, 53225, 53226, 53227, 53228, 53233, 53235
* 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
West Allis
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
22 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
126 (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
West Allis
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
21 (95.45%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
110 (87.30%) 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
West Allis
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
20 (90.91%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
101 (80.16%) 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
West Allis
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
21 (95.45%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
113 (89.68%) 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
West Allis
3 (75.00%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
16 (72.73%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
76 (60.32%) 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
West Allis
4 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Milwaukee County
22 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Wisconsin
126 (100.00%) 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
48.00%
West Allis
50.00%
Milwaukee County
53.50%
Wisconsin
59.99%
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
58.00%
West Allis
51.00%
Milwaukee County
51.64%
Wisconsin
57.70%
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
32.00%
West Allis
23.67%
Milwaukee County
28.83%
Wisconsin
34.11%
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
65.00%
West Allis
68.00%
Milwaukee County
55.80%
Wisconsin
62.49%
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
24.00%
West Allis
25.75%
Milwaukee County
29.38%
Wisconsin
24.01%
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%
West Allis
Less Than 5.00%
Milwaukee County
Less Than 5.00%
Wisconsin
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
23.00%
West Allis
28.00%
Milwaukee County
33.82%
Wisconsin
38.14%
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
42.00%
West Allis
43.33%
Milwaukee County
40.09%
Wisconsin
52.38%
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
49.00%
West Allis
52.00%
Milwaukee County
48.62%
Wisconsin
46.05%
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
28.00%
West Allis
37.00%
Milwaukee County
36.69%
Wisconsin
27.34%
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
69.00%
West Allis
62.50%
Milwaukee County
60.94%
Wisconsin
69.03%
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.

This Provider This Provider
75.00%
West Allis
77.00%
Milwaukee County
77.00%
Wisconsin
80.21%
United States
80.41%

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
363
West Allis Average
253
Milwaukee County Average
651
Wisconsin Average
312
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
7,602
West Allis Average
5,359
Milwaukee County Average
15,255
Wisconsin Average
7,297
United States Average
12,553

Financials

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Medicare HHA Payments

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

This Provider This Provider
$1,249,309
West Allis Average
$900,817
Milwaukee County Average
$2,094,433
Wisconsin Average
$1,020,828
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
$164
West Allis Average
$168
Milwaukee County Average
$137
Wisconsin Average
$140
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
$3,442
West Allis Average
$3,564
Milwaukee County Average
$3,216
Wisconsin Average
$3,275
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Note: There are a total of 26 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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West Allis at a Glance

West Allis has a total population of 61,254, of which 13,167 are children under the age of 18 and 10,564 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.8.

Total Population:
61,254
Median Age:
37.8
Males:
29,519 (48.2%)
Female:
31,735 (51.8%)
Children (0-17):
13,167 (21.5%)
Adults (18-64):
37,523 (61.3%)
Seniors (65+):
10,564 (17.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in West Allis
Married:
24,513 (40.0%)
Divorced:
6,353 (10.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in West Allis
Hispanic Ethnicity:
2,155 (3.52%)
White:
57,600 (94.03%)
African American:
818 (1.34%)
Asian:
812 (1.33%)
Pacific Islander:
12 (0.02%)
Indian:
428 (0.70%)
Other:
720 (1.18%)
Two or More:
864 (1.41%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in West Allis

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.29, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.29 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
0
Home Agencies:
4
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
5
Medical Suppliers:
29
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $50,732 while the median household income is $39,394. Roughly 6.44% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$50,732
Household Income:
$39,394
In Poverty:
6.44%

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