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[November 13, 2012]

North Texas-Based Care Options 4 Kids Recognized by Alliance for Healthcare Excellence as a 'Hero'

DALLAS --(Business Wire)--

The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence has honored Care Options 4 Kids (COFK) with its prestigious 2012 Healthcare Quality Hero of the Year Award at their 11th annual AHE award banquet on November 8. This award is given to the preeminent healthcare organization in North Texas that has made an "exceptional contribution to the improvement of healthcare quality in the community."

"This award is such a validation and testament to our dedicated people at Care Options 4 Kids," said President and CEO of COFK Michael J. Reiswig. "Our speech, occupational and physical therapists are so diligent to care for the children we serve. To be honored with this distinction is priceless."

COFK was recognized specifically for its strides in the pediatric home health industry. From birth to age 21, COFK creates customized plans of care that is geared to meet the personal needs of each patient. Whether in the child's home, school or daycare, COFK can both help the child and his or her family with a therapeutic plan of recovery in challenging fields, such as speech and language disorders, Down Syndrome, processing difficulties resultng from ADD or ADHD, and fine or gross motor skills development.

"The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence is pleased to recognize Care Options 4 Kids for our 2012 Healthcare Quality Hero of the Year Award," said Alliance President, Bev Leake. "Speech, occupational and physical therapy are challenging modalities, as well as creating customized therapeutic plans for children that require enhanced concentration. COFK's ability to make these plans scalable for home health and family involvement is truly a contribution to the healthcare industry and the entire community."

The Alliance for Healthcare Excellence is an association based in the Dallas/Fort Worth region consisting of healthcare industry leaders who partner to promote accessibility to quality affordable healthcare through education, networking, cooperation and collaboration.

For information about this award of the efforts of Care Options 4 Kids and how their team can serve families across Texas, visit them online at www.COFK.com.

About Care Options 4 Kids

Care Options 4 Kids is a licensed pediatric home health agency that has served North Texas since 1999. Since then, it has expanded its expert reach to serve those children needing occupational, physical or speech therapy in Austin, San Antonio, Temple, Killeen, Houston, Lubbock, Amarillo, El Paso and Waco. COFK provides intimate therapy services that can be customized for each child's needs, as well as his or her family's. Moreover, COFK's therapy plans are so scalable that they can take place in the child's home, daycare or school. COFK's management and clinical leadership team has more than 96 years of business experience, as well as more than a century of healthcare experience. For information on services, plans and how to best serve your child or patient, visit www.COFK.com.

About Alliance for Healthcare Excellence

Founded in 1992, the Alliance for Healthcare Excellence was created initially to develop relationships and promote the sharing of ideas with those individuals involved in the business of managed care. Since then, its focus has broadened to include the promotion and awareness of high quality with the healthcare industry. Today, the Alliance provides premier educational programs and outstanding professional networking opportunities for its members to position the leadership and community service activities in the areas its serves. For more information about the Alliance for Healthcare Excellence, visit www.Healthcare-Excellence.org.


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