St. Luke's Hospital Launches Home Health Company
New service allows patients to remain at home while receiving quality care from trusted St. Luke's healthcare professionals
CHESTERFIELD, MO, June 1, 2009 - St. Luke's Hospital announces the launch of St. Luke's Home Health Services. It provides care to patients in the comfort of their homes when their physicians order home health services as a medically necessary part of their recovery.
The St. Luke's Home Health team works closely with the patient's physician to develop a plan to meet their needs at home. A full range of nursing, therapy, social work and aide services are available. Comprehensive care plans include assessments, education, treatments and therapies needed for recovery.
"St. Luke's Home Health Services brings the quality healthcare patients have come to expect from St. Luke's Hospital right to their doorsteps," said Lisa Heisserer, administrator of St. Luke's Home Health Services. "We provide patients the personalized care needed for their recovery in the comfort of their homes."
The service is available to patients throughout the community in need of home health services. For more information, call 314-205-6612.
About St. Luke's Hospital:
St. Luke's Hospital, located in Chesterfield, Missouri, is a premier, regional healthcare provider, specializing in individualized care. Medical services include cardiovascular care and surgery, cancer care, neurosurgery and neurology, orthopedics, maternity and other women's health, general medicine, outpatient services, pediatrics and comprehensive surgical services. St. Luke's Hospital was recognized in 2007 and 2008 as one of America's 50 Best HospitalsTM by HealthGrades®, a leading independent healthcare ratings company. St. Luke's Hospital is the only healthcare facility in a six-state region (Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas) to be named one of America's 50 Best Hospitals--ranking among the top one percent in the nation based on superior clinical quality over an eight-year time period. St. Luke's Hospital is also a proud member of the Spirit of Women® Hospital Network, a coalition of hospitals and healthcare providers across the United States that ascribe to the highest standards of excellence in women's health, education and community outreach. For more information about St. Luke's Hospital, please visit www.stlukes-stl.com/newsroom.
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