Local Healthcare leader Receives Rare Certification Specializing in Avoiding Unnecessary Hospitalization
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-- Certification Enhances Experience and Expertise in Specialized Home Based Care --

Mt. Vernon, Texas-- The National Readmission Prevention Collaborative (NRPC) announced today that Serenity

Plus Home Health, Inc., Mt. Vernon has successfully completed its certification program and has earned the rare

distinction of Certified Readmission Prevention Fellow (CRPF). Serenity Plus Home Health, Inc., is one of the first

healthcare organizations in the state to receive this prestigious honor, held in high regard by leading acute hospitals

how are now being penalized financially if patients are admitted unnecessarily to the hospital. Serenity Plus Home

Health, Inc., is located in Mt. Vernon, Texas, and provides skilled home health services including Physical,

Occupational, Speech Therapies, and Home IV Infusion Therapy to Franklin, Hopkins, Titus, Anderson, Bowie, Camp,

Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Smith,

Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood county.

“This is quite an accomplishment for any healthcare organization, as it requires extensive knowledge of the

healthcare sector, as well as a commitment to prioritizing the patient’s needs over financial incentives as

directed in the Affordable Care Act,” said Josh Luke, Founder and President of the National Readmission

Prevention Collaborative. Luke, a veteran hospital CEO, went on to say “Health care leaders who make a commitment

to become certified are true pioneers in patient centered care, and are leading the way in their local community by

educating others on the importance of this issue. Many CRPF teams have seen a growth in relationships and referrals

from local hospitals as a result of becoming certified and sharing this valuable knowledge with other healthcare


“We are proud to become certified and believe it is an honor to bring this expertise to our local community,”

said, Dr. Chad Wardrup, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of Serenity Plus Home Health, Inc. “Making sure

patients remain healthy and are safe in their homes is a priority for Serenity Plus Home Health, Inc., and this

program positions us to be that resource for our local community, Mt. Vernon and surrounding counties.”

Serenity Plus Home Health, Inc., 401 Kaufman Street North, Mt. Vernon, Texas 75457, 903-270-6292.
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