Business briefs — Nov. 14, 2018

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018 1:30am
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Kudos for Wind Rose Cellars

The Sequim-based Wind Rose Cellars earned several top honors from the Seattle Times in recent days.

Wind Rose’s 2013 Primitivo was listed in the Times’ “Best 50 wines of Washington State” at No. 48; grown in in Eastern Washington, the Primitivo has won several awards over the last two years (Gold Seattle Wine awards, Best in Show Capital Food and Wine Olympia, WA).

The Seattle Times also put two of Wind Rose’s wines in its Pacific NW Magazine’s “Best 50 wines under $30” listing: the 2013 Primitivo (No. 8) and 2015 Hunters Red (No. 34). The Primitivo was the only wine on both lists.

Wind Rose Cellars’ tasting room, at 143 W. Washington St. is open 1-7 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday, and 1-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 1-9 p.m.

OMHH selected a ‘Top Agency’

ABILITY Network has announced Olympic Medical Home Health as a Top Agency of the 2018 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 13 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies.

The ranking is developed by ABILITY Network, an information technology company helping providers and payers simplify administrative and clinical complexities of health care. It is sponsored by DecisionHealth, publisher of Home Health Line and the Complete Home Health ICD-10-CM Diagnoses Coding Manual.

“The Home Health division has experienced significant growth in recent years. I feel very fortunate that we have such dedicated staff who take great care to meet this ever increasing need in our community,” Lorraine Wall, chief nursing officer and hospital chief operating officer, said.

Olympic Medical Home Health has averaged about 385 patients under its care on any given day and has 78 staff members. As of the end of September, Home Health had made more than 38,600 home visits in 2018.

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