You’ve seen it happen more times than you can count: an older adult checks into the hospital with a serious illness, recovers at a rehabilitation center and is then discharged. A month later, that...
Augustana Care announces new partnership
Apr 01, 2014
Augustana Care has announced a partnership with Lifesprk to form an Augustana Care Connections pilot program. The program is a free service for people discharged from short-term rehabilitation to have...
Dementia-friendly ways to worship
Mar 01, 2014
After chaplain Alex Treitler began leading services for people with dementia, he quickly realized things weren’t going well. He says those with dementia found it hard to engage with the “traditional...
Therapy is more than revenue and service
May 22, 2013
How do skilled nursing facilities, clinics and hospitals think about therapy? Focusing on patient satisfaction and revenue is a good start, but it is not enough. As therapy continues to be scrutinized...
Changing therapy trends spark launch of new company
Jan 17, 2013
It’s no secret health care is changing and that we, as professionals, need to be a part of that change to improve the overall system. Part of this improvement involves helping patients quickly return...