Current Affairs

G-Code Clarification

August 26, 2013
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  • Since the requirement to include G-codes and severity/complexity modifiers to indicate a patient’s functional status on all therapy claims began on July 1, 2013, there has been confusion among providers. In a recent McKnight’s Long Term Care News column, Shelly Mesure, MS, OTR/L, addressed the three most common areas of… read more

    SPOT On Newsletter | 3rd Issue | Feb 2013

    February 20, 2013
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  • Hot Off The Press…SPOT On Newsletter

    The Second Edition Of “SPOT On” Is Here!

    June 29, 2012
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  • Clinical Education
  • RehabCare is dedicated to enhancing the learning experience of  students by pairing them with a great RehabCare therapist and facility for fieldwork and clinical training.  With this in mind, we thought it would be a great idea to showcase some clinical education experiences throughout the year in a quarterly newsletter. … read more

    New Technologies And Techniques…

    August 23, 2011
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  • Check out this neuro article that shows how a group of researchers studied the inside the brain to get a better understanding of the neurological processes behind the planning and execution of motion. Pretty cool, right!?!

    Rescued Horses Help To Rehabilitate Soldiers

    August 10, 2011
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  • If you have a family pet, you know that animals have a way of helping us through the hard times in life.  Here’s a great article on how an organization called Rainier Therapeutic Riding has created a win-win situation for wounded soldiers and rescued horses by combining occupational therapy with… read more

    Nurse Louise Helps Cut Costs

    July 11, 2011
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  • Nowadays, many hospitals are relying heavily on one “nurse” to assist in drastically decreasing the nation’s healthcare tab; her name is virtual nurse Louise! According to the Federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, over 4 million hospital stays are potentially preventable re-admissions which cost hospitals more than $30 billion… read more

    RehabCare PT Nominated for an ESPY Award!

    June 30, 2011
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  • RehabCare’s own Aaron Scheides has been nominated for an ESPY Award in the category of Male Athlete with a Disability – we are so excited and ask all of you to vote for him!    For those who don’t know Aaron, here’s a brief background. Aaron was born with a hereditary… read more

    Healthy Aging Involves Occupational Therapy!

    June 27, 2011
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  • While the search for the fountain of youth continues, take a moment to review the Well Elderly 1 & 2  studies conducted by OT researchers at the University of Southern California.  The two studies, among other things, support the theory that an active lifestyle can help the elderly stay physically… read more

    Combining Our Strengths

    June 02, 2011
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  • It’s official.  As of June 1st, Kindred Healthcare and RehabCare are one! Kindred now delivers care in 46 states in 121 long-term acute care hospitals, 118 inpatient rehabilitation facilities (primarily hospital-based units), 224 nursing and rehabilitation centers, approximately 1,870 rehabilitation service locations and 19 hospice and home care locations –… read more

    2012 Grad School Rankings…

    March 17, 2011
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  • After analyzing over 1,200 graduate programs, U.S. News has released their 2012 Grad School Rankings!  Below are the top five OT, PT and SLP programs– is your school listed? Occupational Therapy: #1 Boston University (Sargent College) & Washington University in St. Louis #3 University of Southern California #4 University of… read more