In this role, her primary responsibility is to establish a positive image for home care and hospice services which includes marketing the HomeCare agency to local skilled nursing facilities, hospitals and physician practices. Her position also entails coordinating all aspects of the discharge of patients to the DKH home health agency, arranging and conducting quarterly hospice in-services, attending the daily transition of care rounds, coordinating referrals with HomeCare intake coordinator, as well as educating all staff and departments of the role of home care. She is also a member of the Hospital Transition of Care Committee and a member of the Quality Committee at Creamery Brook Assisted Living, Brooklyn, CT.At an award ceremony recently held at DKH, Kroll’s supervisor, Jennifer LeDuc, quality and reimbursement manager for Day Kimball Healthcare at Home stated, “When you work with Laura, you can see that the most important thing at the time is the patient. Laura strives to make sure we do our best for our patients by building bridges for communication between care providers.” She went on to say, “Laura’s sincerity and kindness are her defining qualities. She is caring and genuine and these characteristics come forward in everything she does.”
PHOTO CAPTION: (l to r) Day Kimball Healthcare President and CEO Joseph Adiletta, and June Employee of the Month Laura Kroll, at Kroll’s Employee of the Month celebration in June.