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BrightStar Care Keeps Raising the Bar When It Comes to Providing Top Notch Care

October 4, 2018

GURNEE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 4, 2018--BrightStar Care, a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise that delivers the highest-quality of care, was awarded The Joint Commission’s 2018 Enterprise Champion for Quality award. The annual award recognizes a national home health franchisor for its efforts to promote the delivery to high quality health care services to its franchisees through Joint Commission accreditation. The only organization to be honored with the award for the sixth consecutive year, BrightStar Care continues to improve their resources, ultimately being an in-home care agency that you can trust wholeheartedly.

Joint Commission accreditation is a known quality indicator within the industry as it is the same organization that accredits more than 21,000 hospitals and other health care organizations in the United States. BrightStar Care, being honored for the sixth consecutive year in a row, continues to raise the standards in home care. The prestigious award reinforces the notion of the day-in and day-out commitment of BrightStar Care ’s franchisees, nurses, caregivers, and overall staff to supply the highest quality of care. The Gold Seal of Approval® is only given to health care organizations that have undergone a detailed on-site review and are following the nation’s highest standards for patient safety and quality of care put forth by The Joint Commission.

BrightStar Care agencies that have earned accreditation from The Joint Commission not only have an upper hand in the competitive space within the marketplace but also benefit from having available resources and education that will continue improving care into the future. Joint Commission accreditation signifies an organization’s commitment to providing high quality and safe patient care.

“Our commitment to clinical quality keeps our clients safe in their homes, and ultimately helps prevent hospital re-admissions. We’re honored to be awarded The Joint Commission’s Enterprise Champion for Quality award for the sixth consecutive year in a row,” said Shelly Sun, CEO and founder of BrightStar Care. “At BrightStar Care we pride ourselves on being a trusted and necessary brand that everyone can depend on. We believe in delivering personalized plans for each client we have the pleasure of caring for and are confident our exceptionally skilled team will always deliver the highest-standard of care.”

BrightStar Care provides the full continuum of home care services comprised of companionship, personal care, dementia care, transportation, medication assistance, skilled nursing and more to improve clients’ health and quality of life.

For more information on BrightStar Care please visit www.brightstarcare.com.

For more information on The Joint Commission, please visit www.jointcommission.org.

About BrightStar Care

Based in Chicago, BrightStar Care is a national private duty home care and medical staffing franchise with more than 300 locations which provide medical and non-medical services to clients within their homes, as well as supplemental care staff to corporate clients. BrightStar Care franchise locations across the country employ over 2,500 registered nurses who play a unique role in overseeing the care for each individual client, a service that no other private duty home care provider offers. In addition, BrightStar Care is the only national home care franchise to receive The Joint Commission’s Enterprise Champion for Quality award every year since the award’s inception. In 2015, the company ranked No. 177 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list, No. 27 on Crain’s Chicago “Fast Fifty,” ranking and was included for the tenth consecutive year on Inc. Magazine’s prestigious Inc. 5000 list.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ILLINOIS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SENIORS WOMEN HEALTH CONSUMER NURSING GENERAL HEALTH MEN MANAGED CARE PHYSICAL THERAPY

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