Rehabilitation

Back on my feet

After some missteps, the nurse manager told resident blogger Kathleen Mears she can once again stand to transfer. 

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The risks of being home alone

Seniors can jeopardize their health when they refuse home health services after being discharged from the hospital. 

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A change in dosage

Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares how having her antidepressant adjusted has impacted her quality of life for the worse.

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Physical therapy: Experience vs. equipment

Physical therapists must balance high-tech tools with acquired tricks of the trade to help patients get better, and stay better. 

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Pa. to provide training, support for family caregivers

New legislation will help family members who care for senior loved ones at home following hospital discharge. 

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Interdisciplinary rehab helps seniors with chronic pain

New findings suggest that the more people at the rehabilitation table, the more seniors with chronic pain benefit. 

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The therapy coding overhaul

CMS's recent changes to therapy code sets are rocking the provider world. This primer will help your facility transition to the new CPT codes and the new Medicare reimbursement rules that are coming next.

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Volunteers of America buys into Centrex Rehab

Nonprofit Volunteers of America has become part owner of Centrex Rehab, allowing the company to nearly double in size.

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CMS issues final rule for cardiac bundled payments

CMS released its latest episodic care models Tuesday, including the 90-day bundles for heart and bypass patients.

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Kindred is first LTC site to win NIST quality award

The U.S. Commerce Department has awarded a rehab facility tucked in the rural mountains of Idaho for its leadership in excellence and quality.

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