Palo Alto Community Health

3201 FIRST STREET, Emmetsburg, IA, 50536
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About Palo Alto Community Health


Palo Alto Community Health is a home health agency serving Emmetsburg, IA and the surrounding area. Palo Alto Community Health offers around-the-clock medical and non-medical care in the home. Contact the agency for more details on services and rates.

Features of Palo Alto Community Health


Medicare (ratings last updated: 06/11/17)

  • Overall:
  • Medicare Provider Number: 167049
  • Ownership Type: Government State/ County
  • Date Certified: 08/10/1971
  • Services offered: Nursing Care, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Home Health Aide

Quality of Service

  • Timeliness of providing service
    86.4%
  • Taught patient or caregivers about their drugs
    75.8%
  • Checked patient's risk of falling
    100%
  • Checked patient for depression
    95.5%
  • Checked for flu vaccination
    65.8%
  • Checked for pneumonia shot
    84.5%
  • Provided diabetes specific care including getting doctors orders, giving foot care, and teatching patients about foot care
    64.5%
  • How often patients had less pain moving around
    83.7%
  • How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
    11.9%
  • How often patients receiving home health care needed urgent, unplanned care in the ER without being admitted
    21.2%
  • How often home health patients, who have had a recent hospital stay, had to be re-admitted to the hospital
    Same As Expected
  • How often home health patients, who have had a recent hospital stay, received care in the hospital emergency room without being re-admitted to the hospital
    Worse Than Expected

Patient Improvement

  • Walking or moving around
    49.6%
  • Getting in and out of bed
    63.6%
  • Bathing
    68.9%

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