Pell City Home Health Program Recognized for Excellence

Program ranked among top three programs in the country

Pell City Pillar Award

Program ranked among top three programs in the country

The Ascension at Home program serving Pell City has ranked among the organization’s top three programs in the country and been named a Compassus Program of Distinction for its outstanding performance in 2021. Ascension at Home is part of the Compassus family. Together they offer home health, infusion therapy, palliative and hospice care in 200 locations across 30 states.


The Pell City program outperformed its Compassus home health peers in six Pillars of Success categories including regulatory compliance, culture, quality care, service excellence, expanding access to service and fiscal responsibility.


Compassus established its Pillars of Success program to unite the company’s locations throughout the country with a common service vision based on measurable goals that drive each program to improve the quality of care for patients.


“The Pell City program continues to distinguish itself by exceeding our quality and leadership standards. They genuinely believe in our mission to advance home health care, and their dedication is visible in the efforts that earned them this recognition,” said Kurt Baumgartel, executive vice president, home-based care. “Every member of the Pell City team makes a meaningful impact on patients and families, and that impact has a ripple effect in the community. I am proud of them for striving to make a positive difference in the lives of patients every day.”


“This recognition is a testament to our program’s leadership and dedicated, hard-working colleagues,” said Pell City Executive Director Melissa Burgos. “Our team stands wholeheartedly behind our mission to provide exceptional home-based care, and we are honored to be recognized for our unwavering efforts to support patients’ medical and emotional needs.”


For more information, visit our Pell City Home Health location page on Ascension at Home.