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October 6, 2013

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ANDOVER — Wright-Pierce, an Andover engineering company, has earned a spot on Engineering News Records (ENR) “Top 200” list of the most successful environmental engineering companies in the country. ENR, a trade publication for the AEC (architecture, engineering and construction) industry worldwide, compiles and publishes rankings of the largest engineering and construction firms annually, measured by gross revenues. Wright-Pierce was also selected earlier in 2013 by ENR as one of the “Top 500 Design Firms” in the country. This is the fourth consecutive year that Wright-Pierce has been recognized for performing above industry average, with higher rankings each year.

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METHUEN — Comfort Home Care has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in home care. The accreditation award recognizes Comfort Home Care’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state of the art standards. Comfort Home Care underwent a rigorous unannounced on-site survey in May 2013. A team of Joint Commission expert surveyors evaluated Comfort Home Care for compliance with standards of care specific to the needs of patients, including infection prevention and control, leadership and medication management. Established in 1988, The Joint Commission’s Home Care Accreditation Program accredits more than 5,600 organizations. The Joint Commission’s standards address the home care organization’s performance in specific areas, and specify requirements to ensure that patient care and services are provided in a safe manner. The Joint Commission develops its standards in consultation with health care experts, providers and researchers, as well as measurement experts, purchasers and consumers.

Comfort Home Care is a visiting nursing agency that specializes in dealing with caring for those adults with acute and chronic mental health issues, as well as offering traditional elder care services. Comfort Home Care is located at 147 Pelham St., in Methuen. For more information, call 978-685-4700 or visit chcnursing.com.

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