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Samaritan Home Health has earned the 2022 SHPBest™ “Superior Performer” Patient Satisfaction Award

Published on: September 5, 2023

Watertown, NY – Samaritan Home Health has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Superior Performer” for achieving an overall patient satisfaction score that ranked in the top 20 percent of all eligible SHP clients for the 2022 calendar year.

The annual SHPBest™ award program was created to acknowledge home health agencies that consistently provide high quality service to their patients. The 2022 award recipients were determined by reviewing and ranking the overall satisfaction score for more than 3,200 home health providers. With the largest HHCAHPS benchmark in the nation, SHP is in a unique position to identify and recognize organizations that have made patient satisfaction a priority and have been rewarded for their efforts with high marks on the HHCAHPS survey.

“SHP is very excited to have the opportunity to recognize the hard work and dedication of our top-performing customers with the annual SHPBest awards. We commend these organizations for their determination to provide top-notch care to the patients and caregivers that they serve”, said Kevin Vogel, President of SHP.

Samaritan Home Health employs 24 staff members with an average daily patient census of 160. Director of Patient Services at Samaritan Home Health, Stephanie Parks, said, “We are proud to receive this award as it is a true representation of the patient’s perspective on the high-quality level of personalized care we offer.”

Read more about the SHPBest awards program, including methodology and award recipient lists at

About Samaritan Home Health
Samaritan Home Health provides skilled nursing and therapy services in patients’ homes throughout Jefferson County, NY. This comfortable alternative to inpatient care allows people to recover from an accident or illness in a familiar environment surrounded by family and friends. To learn more:

About Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP)
Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) is a leader in data analytics and benchmarking that drive daily clinical and operational decisions. Our solutions bring real-time data to post-acute providers, hospitals, and ACOs to better coordinate quality care and improve patient outcomes. Since 1996, SHP has helped more than 7,000 organizations nationwide raise the bar for healthcare performance.

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