Health at Home

Detailed report on the home care agency located in San Francisco, California (CA).

Health at Home is a government run home care agency based at 45 Onondaga Avenue in San Francisco, CA. The agency services an area with over 770,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1987. A total of 6,280 Medicare visits were made to 273 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,321,203 for these services.

Health at Home 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 and have their bladder control improve, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have to be admitted to the hospital less often and need urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Government - Local

Certification Date

02/18/1987

Address

45 Onondaga Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112

Phone Number

(415) 452-2100

Geographic Coordinates

37.72147, -122.438259
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

94102, 94103, 94105, 94107, 94108, 94109, 94110, 94111, 94112, 94114, 94115, 94116, 94117, 94118, 94121, 94122, 94123, 94124, 94127, 94130, 94131, 94132, 94133, 94134, 94158
* 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
San Francisco
10 (100.00%) Offer this Service
San Francisco County
10 (100.00%) Offer this Service
California
618 (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
San Francisco
9 (90.00%) Offer this Service
San Francisco County
9 (90.00%) Offer this Service
California
600 (97.09%) 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
San Francisco
9 (90.00%) Offer this Service
San Francisco County
9 (90.00%) Offer this Service
California
585 (94.66%) 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
San Francisco
10 (100.00%) Offer this Service
San Francisco County
10 (100.00%) Offer this Service
California
613 (99.19%) 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
San Francisco
9 (90.00%) Offer this Service
San Francisco County
9 (90.00%) Offer this Service
California
606 (98.06%) 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
San Francisco
10 (100.00%) Offer this Service
San Francisco County
10 (100.00%) Offer this Service
California
608 (98.38%) 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
57.00%
San Francisco
62.44%
San Francisco County
62.44%
California
67.93%
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
64.00%
San Francisco
62.22%
San Francisco County
62.22%
California
66.40%
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
39.00%
San Francisco
41.00%
San Francisco County
41.00%
California
40.52%
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
60.00%
San Francisco
63.22%
San Francisco County
63.22%
California
62.43%
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
30.00%
San Francisco
17.89%
San Francisco County
17.89%
California
15.97%
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%
San Francisco
Less Than 5.00%
San Francisco County
Less Than 5.00%
California
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
36.00%
San Francisco
40.22%
San Francisco County
40.22%
California
41.01%
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
67.00%
San Francisco
54.00%
San Francisco County
54.00%
California
51.32%
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
67.00%
San Francisco
59.00%
San Francisco County
59.00%
California
49.32%
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
37.00%
San Francisco
23.56%
San Francisco County
23.56%
California
26.36%
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
61.00%
San Francisco
74.89%
San Francisco County
74.89%
California
69.91%
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
85.00%
San Francisco
81.83%
San Francisco County
81.83%
California
80.71%
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.

This Provider This Provider
273
San Francisco Average
347
San Francisco County Average
347
California Average
396
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
6,280
San Francisco Average
6,384
San Francisco County Average
6,384
California Average
11,003
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
$1,321,203
San Francisco Average
$1,492,349
San Francisco County Average
$1,492,349
California Average
$1,826,730
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
$210
San Francisco Average
$234
San Francisco County Average
$234
California Average
$166
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
$4,840
San Francisco Average
$4,306
San Francisco County Average
$4,306
California Average
$4,609
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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San Francisco at a Glance

San Francisco has a total population of 776,733, of which 112,802 are children under the age of 18 and 106,111 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.5.

Total Population:
776,733
Median Age:
36.5
Males:
394,828 (50.8%)
Female:
381,905 (49.2%)
Children (0-17):
112,802 (14.5%)
Adults (18-64):
557,820 (71.8%)
Seniors (65+):
106,111 (13.7%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in San Francisco
Married:
276,660 (35.6%)
Divorced:
58,647 (7.6%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in San Francisco
Hispanic Ethnicity:
109,504 (14.10%)
White:
385,728 (49.66%)
African American:
60,515 (7.79%)
Asian:
239,565 (30.84%)
Pacific Islander:
3,844 (0.49%)
Indian:
3,458 (0.45%)
Other:
50,368 (6.48%)
Two or More:
33,255 (4.28%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in San Francisco

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.36, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.36 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
11
Doctors:
7,397
Home Agencies:
10
Hospitals:
10
Nursing Homes:
23
Medical Suppliers:
155
Rehab Centers:
60

Wealth

The median family income is $63,545 while the median household income is $55,221. Roughly 11.15% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$63,545
Household Income:
$55,221
In Poverty:
11.15%

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