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Reinventing Rehab

Reinventing rehab

SNFs have increased their presence in rehab for years, and now many need to replace, restore or otherwise reinvigorate their programs.

Biodex releases trainer

Biodex releases trainer

Biodex Medical Systems Inc. has launched the Sit2Stand Trainer, part of its Mobility Enhancement family of devices.

Shelly Mesure, MS, OTR/L

5 reasons for rehab potential

How many clinicians (physical, occupational, and speech therapy) can honestly say that they have achieved full independence with 100% of every patient they have ever worked with? Unfortunately, I definitely cannot make that claim myself. But is that always the intention anyway?

John O'Connor

CMS not saying much about a payment deal that could be a game changer

In recent years, many skilled care operators have nervously watched the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reduce and sometimes eliminate payments for physical, occupational and speech therapy services. But thanks to a recent class-action lawsuit settlement, the funding pendulum might be about to change direction. As a result, the skilled care sector could be in for a massive funding windfall.

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