Doctor’s Choice Home Care, Inc. Implements Long-Term Health and Safety Protocols

Doctor’s Choice Home Care, Inc. Implements Long-Term Health and Safety Protocols

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Policies Provide Extra Precautions, Telehealth Options, and Other Resources

SARASOTA, Fla. – June 30, 2020 – Doctor’s Choice Home Care, Inc. has implemented long-term health and safety protocols that will continue to be enforced amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. While many safety measures have been in place throughout the pandemic, other procedures will continue to provide extra support for patients and employees across the state.  

Going forward, Doctor’s Choice staff will continue wearing all necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) and are also required to conduct daily health assessments to ensure their own health. If symptoms are detected and in line with the CDC, patient contact is suspended immediately and clinicians enter self-quarantine. Patients will also be assessed prior to clinical staff entering each home. 

Most notably, Doctor’s Choice has integrated a new platform, Synzi, which will allow clinicians to conduct virtual visits with patients who don’t feel comfortable having others enter their home. Telehealth visits will be available long-term and provide an extra layer of precaution in helping mitigate the spread of infection to vulnerable populations.

Additionally, the majority of all non-essential personnel have been transitioned to remote work, further reducing the threat and spread of the virus within Doctor’s Choice facilities statewide. Internally, Doctor’s Choice provides its staff with ongoing training and education based on guidelines and information from the CDC and Florida Department of Health, as well as town halls in which COVID-19 related clinical questions from staff can be addressed.

For more information about Doctor’s Choice Home Care, Inc., visit www.doctorschoicefl.com or call 833-AT-DOCTORS (283-6286).

About Doctor’s Choice Home Care, Inc.

Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, Doctor’s Choice Home Care, Inc. is the largest independent home care agency in the state. Led by an experienced group of clinical leaders and trusted professionals, Doctor’s Choice provides expertise in hospital-to-home transitions, recovery, and the management of chronic illnesses. This approach enables individuals to reach their highest level of health in the comfort of their own home. By embracing a strong set of core values and being steadfast in their dedication to excellence in healthcare, Doctor’s Choice has achieved the highest star rating for patient care from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid (CMS): Five Star rating for Quality of Patient Care. For more information, please visit www.doctorschoicefl.com or call 833-AT-DOCTORS (283-6286).

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Core values:

Courage • Compassion • Commitment • Caring • Community

  • "Thank you for being awesome! A current patient called me this morning to tell me her physician is now recommending Doctor’s Choice because of the care you provided her."

  • "Thank you all for everything you do for our patients. We got a patient call to compliment each of you for going above and beyond in your care. Keep up the good work team!"

  • "I was very pleased with the therapist and the nurse.  My wounds were treated with the utmost of care.  Thank you"

  • "Thank you Shana for the caring and concern you have for your patients. You embody all the core values when you practice home health."

  • "Your staff - Terry, Carole, Mary, Diane and Lisa - were all excellent.  They are caring, knowledgeable, helpful in every way.  Terry is special among special people.  Congratulations on putting together such an incredible team!"

  • "Carol is a tremendous asset to your organization.  She embodies the utmost in knowledge, skill and compassion.  Arlene, Speech Pathologist, was very instructive.  She taught me a number of things to care for my parent, helped me secure items for Dad's wellbeing and taught me plenty for his care."

  • "Thank you for being awesome! A current patient called me this morning to tell me her physician is now recommending Doctor’s Choice because of the care you provided her."

  • "Amanda your attention to detail and hard work does not go unnoticed. Thank you for all of your hard work."

  • "I have to send a huge THANK YOU to Jennifer for her EXCELLENT communication between disciplines and to office staff to ensure the best patient care is being provided."

    Core values:

    Courage • Compassion • Commitment • Caring • Community

    • "Thank you for being awesome! A current patient called me this morning to tell me her physician is now recommending Doctor’s Choice because of the care you provided her."

    • "Thank you all for everything you do for our patients. We got a patient call to compliment each of you for going above and beyond in your care. Keep up the good work team!"

    • "I was very pleased with the therapist and the nurse.  My wounds were treated with the utmost of care.  Thank you"

    • "Thank you Shana for the caring and concern you have for your patients. You embody all the core values when you practice home health."

    • "Your staff - Terry, Carole, Mary, Diane and Lisa - were all excellent.  They are caring, knowledgeable, helpful in every way.  Terry is special among special people.  Congratulations on putting together such an incredible team!"

    • "Carol is a tremendous asset to your organization.  She embodies the utmost in knowledge, skill and compassion.  Arlene, Speech Pathologist, was very instructive.  She taught me a number of things to care for my parent, helped me secure items for Dad's wellbeing and taught me plenty for his care."

    • "Thank you for being awesome! A current patient called me this morning to tell me her physician is now recommending Doctor’s Choice because of the care you provided her."

    • "Amanda your attention to detail and hard work does not go unnoticed. Thank you for all of your hard work."

    • "I have to send a huge THANK YOU to Jennifer for her EXCELLENT communication between disciplines and to office staff to ensure the best patient care is being provided."

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