Covenant Care Named a 2017 Hospice Honors Recipient

Covenant Care Named a 2017 Hospice Honors Recipient

Pensacola, Fla., May 11, 2017 — Covenant Care has been named a 2017 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, outsourced billing and coding services, and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.

“Hospice Honors is a landmark compilation of hospices that provide the best patient and caregiver experiences,” said J. Kevin Porter of HEALTHCAREfirst. “I am extremely proud of Covenant Care for achieving this highest of honors and I congratulate them on their success.”

Award criteria were based on Hospice CAHPS survey results for an evaluation period of October 2015 through September 2016. Award recipients were identified by evaluating performance on a set of 24 quality indicator measures. Performance scores were aggregated from all completed surveys and were compared on a question-by-question basis to a National Performance Score calculated from all partnering hospices contained in the Deyta Analytics’ Hospice CAHPS database.

Hospice Honors recipients include those hospices scoring above the Deyta Analytics National Performance Score on 20 of the evaluated questions. Deyta Analytics holds a special recognition, Hospice Honors Elite, to honor hospices scoring above the Deyta Analytics National Performance Score on all 24 of the evaluated questions.


  About Covenant Care

Covenant Care ( is a trusted not-for-profit organization serving Northwest Florida and South Alabama for more than 30 years. As an integrated, post-acute-care provider, Covenant continues to extend its expertise in compassionate care beyond hospice services alone, empowering patients with more care choices and more peace of mind. Covenant Care’s family of services includes hospice care, palliative care and home care, with specialized programs for veterans, children and those impacted by Alzheimer’s. Covenant is licensed to serve 50 counties in Florida and Alabama and cares for approximately 7,000 patients annually. Covenant is accredited by the Joint Commission and is an active member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).



HEALTHCAREfirst provides cloud based technologies and services to improve business and clinical operations for over four thousand home health and hospice providers across the United States. Based in Springfield, MO and one of the fastest growing providers of its kind, the company provides agency and clinical management software, outsourced revenue cycle management services (billing, coding and chart audits), CAHPS surveys, and advanced analytics, in any combination. HEALTHCAREfirst’s breadth of solutions offers agencies a single source to improve patient care, create operational efficiencies, increase profitability and simplify CMS compliance. With HEALTHCAREfirst, agencies can focus on patients instead of paperwork. For more information call 800.841.6095 or visit the company’s website at

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